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Approval Process for Credit Counseling and Debtor Education Courses

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Approval Process
for Credit Counseling and Debtor Education Courses

United States Bankruptcy Administrator Program
(Alabama and North Carolina)

In Alabama and North Carolina, the bankruptcy administrator approves credit counseling and debtor education providers. Lists of approved providers for the six judicial districts in Alabama and North Carolina are maintained by the bankruptcy administrator for the district or the bankruptcy court.

An entity seeking to become an authorized credit counseling or debtor education provider in Alabama or North Carolina must go through an application process administered by the relevant bankruptcy administrator.

Credit Counseling

Debtor Education Courses

The United States Bankruptcy Administrator Program, a bankruptcy estate administration program established by the federal judiciary, presently serves only the six federal judicial districts in the States of Alabama and North Carolina.

The bankruptcy administrator program is separate from the U.S. trustee program in the Department of Justice, and information on the application process for credit counseling agencies and debtor education course providers in any jurisdictions other than Alabama and North Carolina can be found on the Department of Justice web site at www.usdoj.gov/ust.