Editor’s Note: CBA-CLE will be holding a program covering these important changes to the Bankruptcy Procedure Rules on Wednesday, November 30th before the rules go into effect. Every attorney practicing bankruptcy law must understand the new rules to avoid sanctions for failing to timely and completely comply with the new requirements. Click here for more information.
On December 1, 2011, several Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure changes will go into effect. Some of the new rules are also accompanied by revised forms. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado requests that practitioners pay particular attention to changes to Rule 3001 and the addition of Rule 3002.1, which relate to proofs of claims and supplements that are required in applicable individual debtor cases.
In order to implement the new rules and forms, there will be additional filing events added in the online case filing/ECF system:
- Notice of Mortgage Payment Changes – Form B 10 (Supplement 1)(12/11)
- Notice of Postpetition Fees, Expenses, and Charges – Form 10 (Supplement 2)(12/11)
- Notice of Final Cure Mortgage Payment
- Response to Notice of Final Cure Payment
- Motion to Determine Mortgage Fees and Expenses Motion to Determine Final Cure and Mortgage Payment Rule 3002.1.
Further information about changes to bankruptcy forms can be found here.
CBA-CLE invites anyone interested in getting more information about the changes to Rules 3001 and 3002.1 to attend a program covering the new rules on November 30, 2011. The presentation will focus on the changes to the forms and rules affecting proofs of claims filed by secured creditors on the principal place of residence of debtors, including the information required in the initial proofs of claims, supplements, the all-important timelines of supplements, and the final cure payment. Registration information is provided below.