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Colorado Bankruptcy Trustees

Written by Ben Tejes
Updated Oct 11th, 2023
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You are deciding whether to file bankruptcy and may have heard about working with a bankruptcy trustee in Colorado. The primary role of the trustee is to be a “watchdog” for the bankruptcy process. In fact, the Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustees helped manage all of the 7,402 bankruptcy filings in Colorado for the year ending June 30, 2021.

The trustee’s responsibilities include:

  1. Appointing and supervising private trustees.
  2. Taking legal action to prevent fraud and abuse.
  3. Referring matters for criminal investigation when appropriate.
  4. Ensuring bankruptcy process is administered and that fees are appropriate.
  5. Reviewing disclosure statements.
  6. Advocating matters of bankruptcy code.

We will cover Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustees with contact information in Colorado as those are the most common for personal bankruptcies. 

What Are The Colorado Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee Fees?

One of the highest costs in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Colorado is the Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee fees. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is often a 3 or 5-year plan. So, there are many administrative tasks for the Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee.

Here’s the breakdown of Colorado Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee fees: 8.30%. Just as a reference, this can result in thousands of dollars in trustee fees. Our Chapter 13 calculator helps estimate what that fee would be.

You can take our all-in bankruptcy cost calculator below to estimate your Chapter 13 plan payment, including the Chapter 13 trustee fees.

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee(s) Colorado

Below are the Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustees in Colorado broken out by bankruptcy district. You can also find the list here. Please note that the US Trustee program does not administer bankruptcy estates in North Carolina and Alabama.

Adam Goodman(303) 830-1971
Douglas B. Kiel(720) 398-4444

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees Colorado

Below are the Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees in Colorado broken out by bankruptcy district. You can also find the list here

Robertson B. Cohen(303) 933-4529
Tom H. Connolly(303) 661-9292
Daniel A. Hepner(303) 444-5141
Jeffrey L. Hill(303) 708-1300
Jeanne Yendrek Jagow(303) 798-1255
Dennis W. King(303) 751-3200
Kevin P. Kubie(719) 545-1153
David E. Lewis(303) 666-1217
Joli A. Lofstedt(303) 661-9292
Lynn T. Martinez(719) 542-6707
M. Stephen Peters(303) 422-8501
Simon E. Rodriguez(303) 969-9100
Harvey Sender(303) 454-0525
John C. Smiley(303) 454-0508
David V. Wadsworth, II(303) 296-1999
Jared C. Walters(970) 456-3395
Jeffrey A. Weinman(303) 572-1010