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Welcome to the office of Mary Ida Townson, Standing Chapter 13 Trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Northern District of Georgia. This office is responsible for the administration of Chapter 13 cases assigned to Judge Paul W. Bonapfel, Judge Mary Grace Diehl, and Judge Barbara Ellis-Monro. Our region of administration is the case load assigned to these judges in the Atlanta and Rome, Georgia divisions.


STANDING TRUSTEE PLEDGE OF EXCELLENCE

Standing Trustees are committed to excellence and to providing a high level of trust and service to chapter 13 debtors and creditors. Creditors, debtors, attorneys, judges and others who come into contact with Standing Trustees are entitled to service which adheres to the highest standards of professional, moral and ethical conduct.

  • The trustee's office should be open and operating Monday through Friday during regular business hours.
  • The trustee should have a system in place to promptly respond in a meaningful manner to inquiries from debtors, creditors, attorneys, and all interested parties.
  • If the trustee is not personally available, the trustee should have competent staff available to assist or to respond to inquiries.
  • The trustee should work to ensure that debtors comply with their obligations under the Bankruptcy Code and Rules.
  • The trustee should work to ensure that debtors comply with the provisions of their plan and should take appropriate action if the debtor fails to commence plan payments when required or if there is a subsequent default in plan performance.
  • The trustee should maintain a system which efficiently tracks the progress and the receipts and disbursements in every chapter 13 case, from the time it is filed until the case is closed.
  • The trustee should have a system to timely and accurately record all receipts and disbursements on the appropriate debtor ledger.
  • The trustee should disburse plan payments to creditors on a monthly basis, and should have procedures in place to properly classify and pay creditors' claims and to detect and recover any erroneous payments.
  • The trustee should ensure that all trust account ledgers and accounts are balanced on a monthly basis and should have a procedure to regularly review all cases with significantly large balances on hand or other fund irregularities.
  • The trustee should maintain a reasonably comprehensive system of internal controls over accounting and office operations, both paper and electronic, to safeguard estate assets and trust funds.
Quick Links


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If you are a debtor, and would like access to your case information online, please click on the following link to be redirected to the National Data Center.  There you will find the DEBTOR LOG IN box, and instructions on how to GET STARTED if you have not previously logged in and need to create your credentials.

www.ndc.org


Please click on any of the following links for quick access to additional information:

13 Network (Online Access)

CM/ECF Login (Pacer)

National Data Center (NDC)

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, NDGA

Adam M. Goodman, Trustee

Nancy J. Whaley, Trustee


If you would like to contact the office of Mary Ida Townson, you may reach us as follows:

Telephone:
404.525.1110

Fax:
404.522.4448

Postal Address:
191 Peachtree Street
Suite 2200
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Office Hours:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm, M-F
 

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