The U.S. Supreme Court recently held that a creditor does not violate the FDCPA by filing a proof of claim for a debt that is past the statute of limitations. What do practitioners in Kentucky need to know about statutes of limitations on credit card debts before filing or objecting to claims?
The deadline for comments to proposed KYEB Local Rules and Forms is July 15. The ABI Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar is offering discounted rates to consumer attorneys. And the ABI Consumer Commission wants input from practitioners. Read on for more details on these topics.
Significant changes in the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure become effective on December 1, 2017. For example:
Secured creditors will be required to file claims by the bar date.
The bar date for most claims (secured and unsecured) will be 70 days after the petition date.
The plan will need to be served like a complaint in an adversary proceeding if the plan values collateral or avoids liens.
The chapter 13 plan will change.
Read on, and learn about the July 15 deadline for commenting on the proposed local chapter 13 plan and other local rules and forms.
Chapter 13 Trustee Jody Bledsoe, Debtors’ Attorney Craig Shapiro, and Thomas Hooper, Staff Attorney to Chapter 13 Trustee Russell Simon, will discuss objecting to claims using the FDCPA.