Bankruptcies Case Files

Records that document the process of declaring financial insolvency. File may include court documents, correspondence, and other related records.




Office of the General Counsel

Retention Period

Retain for ten years after declaration then dispose of.

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008