Rules and Forms

Monday, December 1, 2014 is the effective date for upcoming changes to Bankruptcy Federal and Local Rules, Forms and Fees.  

The amendments to the federal bankruptcy rules can be accessed at:  /sites/default/files/announcements/congressional-package-for-congress-1.pdf

The amendments to the local bankruptcy rules can be accessed at:  http://www.rib.uscourts.gov/?q=news/notice-adoption-amendments-local-bankruptcy-rules-and-forms-effective-1212014

The bankruptcy form changes can be accessed at:   http://www.uscourts.gov/FormsAndFees/Forms/BankruptcyForms/BankruptcyFormsPendingChanges.aspx

The bankruptcy fee changes can be accessed at:  /sites/default/files/announcements/miscellaneous%20fee%20schedule%20dec%202014-1.pdf

Training Materials:  The court has created a Power-Point and reference charts summarizing these changes: 

Bankruptcy Rule, Fee and Form Changes PPT

Attorney Reference Chart

Summary of December 2014 Rules

 

The 2013 Edition of the R.I. Bankruptcy Rule book is now on sale at the Clerk’s Office for $16.00 per copy. In addition, Local Rule books can be conveniently ordered through our on-line Local Rule Book Store accessed from the front page of the Rhode Island Bankruptcy Court’s website.

All book store, fax, or phone-in orders require a Federal Express account number to cover shipping costs. Mail in orders should include a self addressed stamped envelope. The book weighs approximately 1 pound 9 ounces.