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Access to Bankruptcy and other court case files at the National Archives & Records Administration
Request for Bankruptcy case file copies returned by fax or by mail

Requests for older case files

General bankruptcy case files are retained by the court for a 15-year interval. Presently, most of the 1970-1995 bankruptcy case files have been destroyed in accordance with their approved records disposition authority (N1-578-11-001, in accordance with 44 USC § 3303).

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