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Amendments to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy and Forms Effective December 1, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

The following amended rules and forms will become effective on December 1, 2018:

Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Practice 3002.1, 5005, 7004, 7062, 8002, 8006, 8007, 8010, 8011, 8013, 8015, 8016, 8017, 8021, 8022, 9025, new Rule 8018.1 and new Part VIII Appendix.

Two new events are being added to CM/ECF:
1.  Motions/Applications - Determine Validity of Payment Change (Motion). This event is added for use by parties to object to a payment change. (Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3002.1(b)(2))

2.  Appeal - Supplemental Statement by a Party Re: Certification of Direct Appeal. This event is added for use by parties to file a short supplemental statement regarding the merits of the certification. (Fed. R. Bankr. P. 8006(e)(2))

Official Forms 411A, 411B, 417A, 417C, Forms 2000, 3180W, and new Form 4170.

Additional information regarding rules and amendments may be found on the Judiciary’s website at