Rules/Orders/ Procedures

 

Summary of Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules

Effective December 1, 2013

3015-1(g)

Amends current local rule:

Requires a creditor to request modification of a confirmed plan when a proof of claim on secured property of the debtor is timely filed, but filed after the plan has been confirmed and the claim was not included in the plan.

3018-1

New local rule:

Directs that all ballots in Chapter 11 Reorganization be filed with the plan proponent; requires plan proponent to prepare and file a Ballot Summary and Certification (with copies of ballots) with the Court at least three days prior to confirmation hearing.

Note: Local form available - Chapter 11 Ballot Summary and Certification (MSSB-LR-3018)

4001-1(a)

Amends current local rule:

Requires a motion for relief from automatic stay to also include the basis for any request to waive or reduce the 14-day stay even when the moving creditor, debtor(s), and trustee agree to the waiver or reduction.

9017-1

New local rule:

Establishes a policy and procedure for handling of court exhibits consistent with the Uniform Local Rule for the District Courts.