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Forms/Rule Changes Effective December 1, 2013

Thursday, November 7, 2013


Amendments to the following Official Bankruptcy Forms will take effect on December 1, 2013:

B3A Application for Individuals to Pay the Filing Fee in Installments
B3B Application to Have the Chapter 7 Filing Fee Waived
B6I Schedule I: Your Income
B6J Schedule J: Your Expenses
B6 Summary (Summary of Schedules)
B27 Reaffirmation Agreement Cover Sheet

Other official forms (B254, B255, B256 and B257) will be changing as well. All forms will be available on the U.S. Courts website

Effective December 1, 2013, Fed. R. Bankr. P. 1007(b)(7) gives an individual debtor the option of having an approved personal financial management course provider notify the court directly that the debtor has completed a post-petition instructional course concerning personal financial management. Our court will give debtor education providers limited ability to file in CM/ECF.

In addition, other Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure are being amended. Details may be found here.