Welcome to the Website

Welcome to the website of Craig Shopneck, Chapter 13 Trustee.  This site provides helpful information regarding the Trustee's administration of Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases and answers common questions regarding Chapter 13 practice in the Northern District of Ohio - Eastern Division (Cleveland).  The information presented here should not be construed to be legal advice.  If you have legal questions, you should contact your attorney.

Contact Information

Office of the Chapter 13 Trustee
Craig Shopneck, Trustee
200 Public Square, Suite 3860
Cleveland, Ohio 44114-2321

Send only correspondence to this address

Phone: 216-621-4268
Fax: 216-621-4806

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Office Holidays

Office Directory



Debtor Payment Information

Debtors may now make an online payment from a checking or savings account.


This address is for payments only. 

Do not send correspondence or documents to

this address.


This payment method allows debtors to set up automatic monthly transfers from a checking or savings account. This form must be submitted to

the Trustee.

View using Internet Explorer only.


This automatic payroll deduction is required for

an employed debtor.  This form must be submitted

to the Bankruptcy Court.










Case Information

For debtors, attorneys and creditors seeking bankruptcy case information.


Document Delivery

This tool provides attorneys a secure method to deliver bankruptcy case documents to the Trustee.  Initial access to this portal is by invitation only. 


Creditor Disbursement Information

The Trustee's office disburses creditor payments, attorney fees and debtor refunds on or about the 10th of each month.

This disbursement method allows creditors and debtor attorneys to have their bankruptcy disbursements deposited directly into a checking or savings account.  This form must be submitted to the Trustee.


Craig Shopneck
Chapter 13 Trustee
P.O. Box 593
Memphis, TN 38101-0593

The debtor's name and case number must appear on all checks and money orders.
The Trustee's office will be closed on the following days during 2016:
Friday, January 1 New Year's Day
Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, February 15 Washington's Birthday
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day
Monday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 5 Labor Day
Monday, October 10 Columbus Day
Friday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 24 Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday, November 25 Thanksgiving Holiday
Monday, December 26 Christmas Holiday





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