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Big Gun,

You do Not need to file any papers any where, simply refuse to pay. This is what Nixon did in 1971, the U$ refused to honor / give 1-oz of gold = $34, as it had pledged before.
Breaking the promise, its that simple. The other option is the status now, printing press is busy, creating more 'money', those who earned it before are concerned that their savings are losing value, e.g. china & others, let them cry, no need to say - "sorry guys".
With both options, the lenders to the U$A always cry. The lenders have two options = cry or die, because the big gun is pointed at them.