Summary of Amended Federal Rules, effective December 1, 2017

Posting Date: 
Friday, December 1, 2017
Several federal rules and forms have been amended effective December 1, 2017.  Here is a list of them.
 
Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure
  • Rule 4 Appeal as of Right When Taken

Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure
  • Rule 1001 Scope of Rules and Forms; Short Title
  • Rule 1006 Filing Fee
  • Rule 1015 Consolidation or Joint Administration of Cases Pending in Same Court
  • Rule 2002 Notices to Creditors, Equity Security Holders, Administrators in Foreign Proceedings, Persons Against Whom Provisional Relief is Sought in Ancillary and Other Cross-Border Cases, United States, and United States Trustee
  • Rule 3002 Filing Proof of Claim or Interest
  • Rule 3007 Objections to Claims
  • Rule 3012 Determining the Amount of Secured and Priority Claims
  • Rule 3015 Filing, Objection to Confirmation, Effect of Confirmation, and Modification of a Plan in a Chapter 12 or a Chapter 13 Case
  • Rule 3015.1(new) Requirements for a Local Form for Plans Filed in a Chapter 13 Case
  • Rule 4003 Exemptions
  • Rule 5009 Closing Chapter 7, Chapter 12, Chapter 13, and Chapter 15 Cases; Order Declaring Lien Satisfied
  • Rule 7001 Scope of Rules of Part VII
  • Rule 9009 Forms

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Rule 4 Summons

Federal Rules of Evidence
  • Rule 803 Exceptions to the Rule Against Hearsay Regardless of Whether the Declarant Is Available as a Witness
  • Rule 902 Evidence That Is Self-Authenticating

Official Bankruptcy Forms
  • Official Form 101 Voluntary Petition for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy
  • Official Form 113 Chapter 13 Plan
  • Official Form 309F For Corporations or Partnerships; Notice of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case
  • Official Form 309G For Individuals or Joint Debtors; Notice of Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Case
  • Official Form 309H For Corporations or Partnerships; Notice of Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Case
  • Official Form 309I Notice of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case
  • Official Form 425A Plan of Reorganization for Small Business Under Chapter 11
  • Official Form 425B Disclosure Statement for Small Business Under Chapter 11
  • Official Form 425C Monthly Operating Report for Small Business Under Chapter 11
  • Official Form 426 Periodic Report Regarding Value, Operations, and Profitability of Entities in Which the Debtor’s Estate Holds a Substantial or Controlling Interest