Here is a brief summary of the changes to federal and EDKY local rules and forms that become effective starting in cases filed Friday, December 1.
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.
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