U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Louisiana

New Rules, Fees, and Forms Effective 12/1/2013

  • Amendments to FRBP 1007(b)(7), 4004(c)(1), 5009(b), 9006(d), 9013 and 9014.

  • Changes to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule: Item 19 is amended to add a new $176 fee to file a motion for the sale of property free and clear of liens under 11 U.S.C. § 363(f); Item 12 is amended to reflect a $64 fee to retrieve a box of records from the Federal Records Center, and $39 for additional boxes; and Item 13 is amended to reflect a $53 fee for any payment that is returned or denied for insufficient funds.

  • Forms 3A, 3B, B6I, B6J, B6, B23, B27, B254, B255, B256 and B257. Revised forms B6I and B6J include a check box for filers to indicate whether the filing "amends" the original B6I or B6J to correct information, or "supplements" the original B6I or B6J to capture additional information regarding a debtor’s post-petition income and expenses as of a specific date.