Southern District of California Bankruptcy Court Local Rules Amendments Effective July 1, 2018 - posted July 2, 2018
On June 29, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court announced that the amendments to the Local Bankruptcy Rules as presented in General Order 190 and 190-A are effective as of July 1, 2018. The amendments include changes to Local Bankruptcy Rules 1001-6(c), 3015-6, 4001-3, 7026-1, 9013-3, 9013-6(a), 9013-6(b), and 9013-7(d). Also included is a new Appendix D6 - Guidelines for Declaration in Support of Confirmation of Individual Chapter 11 Combined Plan and Disclosure Statement.
In addition, several new or revised CSD forms become effective on July 1, 2018, including: (a) forms with updated language for the Proof of Service, (b) new or revised forms, and (c) changes to the order templates or forms that contain order language.
Chief Judge Laura S. Taylor’s Letter Regarding Chapter 13 Presumptive Fees — posted February 16, 2018
Chief Judge Laura S. Taylor of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California recently wrote a letter to Bar leaders explaining the court's current thoughts on Chapter 13 presumptive fees. A copy of the letter is available here.
New Rules and Form Changes — posted February 16, 2018On December 1, 2017, the revised Chapter 13 Plan (CSD 1300) became effective and the Local Bankruptcy Rules for the Southern District of California were amended. The current Local Bankruptcy Rules are available here. The Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure were also amended, notably with respect to the deadline for creditors to file a proof of claim under Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 3002. Current Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure can be found here.
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