Reminder - Amendments to Bankruptcy Rules, Forms, and Fees - December 1, 2014
Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure will take effect on December 1, 2014
On April 25, 2014, the Supreme Court approved amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure which will take effect on December 1, 2014.
The amendments to the bankruptcy rules address the following: 1) petitions involving the same debtors filed in different courts; 2) time limits for serving a summons and complaint; 3) general pleadings and judgments and costs; 4) bankruptcy appeals; and 5) new trials and relief from a judgment or order.
The amended rules are located at:
Several official forms will be updated to address the amended rules. A complete list of the revised forms and instructions is posted at:
These changes were also outlined in our September, 2014 newsletter which can be found at: http://www.laeb.uscourts.gov/news/newsletter-september-2014-edition