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Indiana 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 Indiana. 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 15,719 bankruptcy filings in Indiana 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 Indiana as those are the most common for personal bankruptcies. 

What Are The Indiana Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee Fees?

One of the highest costs in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Indiana 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 Indiana Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee fees: 7.0% - 8.2%. 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) Indiana

Below are the Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustees in Indiana 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.

NorthernPaul R. Chael(219) 650-4015
NorthernDebra L. Miller(574) 254-1313
NorthernDavid Rosenthal(765) 742-8248
SouthernJoseph M. Black, Jr.(812) 524-7211
SouthernDonald L. Decker(812) 234-2600
SouthernAnn M. DeLaney(317) 829-7360
SouthernJohn M. Hauber(317) 636-1062
SouthernRobert P. Musgrave, II(812) 424-3029

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees Indiana

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

NorthernGary D. Boyn(574) 294-7491
NorthernEdward Chosnek(765) 742-9081
NorthernDaniel L. Freeland(219) 922-0800
NorthernGordon E. Gouveia(219) 736-6020
NorthernJacqueline S. Homann(574) 233-1194
NorthernRebecca L. Hoyt-Fischer(219) 284-2354
NorthernYvette G. Kleven(260) 407-7000
NorthernKenneth A. Manning(219) 865-8376
NorthernJ. Richard Ransel(574) 294-7473
NorthernDustin M. Roach(260) 424-8132
NorthernMartin E. Seifert(260) 426-0444
NorthernMark A. Warsco(219) 423-2537
NorthernKimberly A. Wright(765) 742-7259
SouthernCharity S. Bird(765) 962-7527
SouthernDeborah J. Caruso(317) 634-0300
SouthernKathryn L. Pry Coryell(812) 944-2646
SouthernGregory S. Fehribach(317) 638-2400
SouthernJoanne B. Friedmeyer(317) 755-3103
SouthernJenice R. Golson-Dunlap(317) 263-3580
SouthernPaul D. Gresk(317) 237-7911
SouthernMichael J. Hebenstreit(317) 638-5555
SouthernThomas A. Krudy(317) 635-4428
SouthernR. Stephen LaPlante(812) 463-6093
SouthernLou Ann Marocco(317) 631-0145
SouthernJohn J. Petr(317) 692-9000
SouthernGregory K. Silver(317) 590-0418
SouthernAnastasia M. Wissel(812) 886-6452
SouthernRandall Lee Woodruff(765) 644-6464