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Amendments to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and Official Forms Effective 12/1/14

On April 25, 2014, the Supreme Court approved amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure which will take effect on December 1, 2014.  The amendments to the bankruptcy rules address the following: 1) petitions involving the same debtors filed in different courts; 2) time limits for serving a summons and complaint; 3) general pleadings and judgments and costs; 4) bankruptcy appeals; and 5) new trials and relief from a judgment or order.  Several official forms will be updated to address the amended rules.  Please note that a number of these amendments, including in particular the amendments to the appeal rules (i.e., the 8000 series), are significant.

Click these links for more details:  Revised forms and instructions |  Amended rules  |  Summary of Changes to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure

Amended Local Rules with Order 14-01

Administrative Order 14-01 amending Local Bankruptcy Rule 9033-1 has been posted. Click here for a list of all the Administrative Orders .

Apr 21 - Fee Increases Effective June 1, 2014

The Judicial Conference of the United States recently approved several changes to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule (28 U.S.C. § 1930). The changes effective June 1, 2014

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Mar 24 - Amended Administrative Order 13-04

Click to see Amended Administrative Order 13-04 which modifies Local Bankruptcy Form L.

February 6, 2014 - Announcement of a New Clerk of Court

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland is pleased to announce the selection of Mark A. Neal , Esq. as the next Clerk of Court. Please see the attached announcement.

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