Cases filed in the Eastern District of Kentucky Bankruptcy Court prior to August 1, 2002 were paper cases and are not available in electronic format. Documents in closed paper cases are stored at Federal Records Centers. You may obtain copies of documents in older bankruptcy cases by contacting the Federal Records Center (FRC). General bankruptcy case files are retained by the Federal Records Center for 15 years, after which time, the case files may be destroyed. Currently, most of the 1970-1995 bankruptcy case files have been destroyed in accordance with the approved records disposition schedule.
You will need the following case information before contacting the FRC: the transfer number, the location number, the box number and the case file name and number. Without this information the FRC will not be able to locate the case files you request. To obtain this information for cases filed and closed in the Eastern District of Kentucky, please click here.
The telephone number, address, fax number, and e-mail address for the Federal Records Center that serves the Eastern District of Kentucky Bankruptcy Court is on Page 2 of the form.
If you prefer to order your records online, click here.