Proposed Local Rules and Forms; MRBS; ABI Consumer Commission

1.     Deadline for Comments to Proposed KYEB Local Rules and Chapter 13 Plan is July 15.

Don’t forget to review and submit comments on the proposed KYEB local rules and forms, especially the proposed chapter 13 plan.  The deadline is July 15.   Click on the link for more information:  http://www.kyeb.uscourts.gov/news/proposed-amendments-local-rules-and-forms-and-comment-period-ending-july-15-2017.

The proposed changes are necessary to conform to new federal rules that will take effect on December 1, 2017.

2.     ABI Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar:  Special Discounted Rate for Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

This year the ABI Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar (August 23-24, 2017 at the Westin Cincinnati) is offering a reduced registration fee and a variety of sessions designed expressly for consumer bankruptcy attorneys.  The registration fee is $295 (ABI Members) or $390 (new ABI members – this price includes a full year of ABI membership).  To get this rate, register by July 14.   For more information, click here.  http://www.abi.org/events/2017-midwest-regional-bankruptcy-consumer-event.

3.     ABI Consumer Commission Wants Your Comments and Suggestions.

Hate the “new” schedules?  Think student loans should be dischargeable?  The ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy wants to hear from you.

“The ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy is charged with researching and recommending improvements to the consumer bankruptcy system that can be implemented within its existing structure. These changes might include amendments to the Bankruptcy Code, changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, administrative rules or actions, recommendations on proper interpretations of existing law and other best practices that judges, trustees and lawyers can implement.”

Go to https://consumercommission.abi.org/ and click on “Submit Topic” to express your views to the Commission on what you think should or should not be changed to improve the consumer bankruptcy system.

 

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