December 1, 2017 Rule Changes: New Bar Date for Claims Filed by Secured and Unsecured Creditors

Effective with cases filed on or after December 1, 2017, creditors will have only 70 days from the petition date within which to file proofs of claims (not 90 days from the 341 date). In addition, the bar date will apply to secured creditors as well as unsecured creditors. Read on for more information.

Get Ready for the New Rules and Forms Effective December 1, 2017: Training Available – UPDATED!

It’s time to learn about the new federal and local bankruptcy rules and forms that will be effective for cases filed on or after December 1, 2017. I’m offering free training for attorneys and staff in Ashland, Corbin, Covington, Pikeville, and Lexington. Continue reading for the schedule and to register for one of the sessions.

Plan Payments by Payroll Deduction

Plan payments in the EDKY must be made by payroll deduction unless otherwise ordered by the court or agreed to by the trustee. Many debtors’ attorneys are inadvertently causing their clients to get behind in plan payments because the attorneys and their staff don’t know the rules. Keep reading for important reminders regarding payroll deduction orders and plan payments.