Local Rules and Orders
On November 24, 2014 the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island, signed General Order 14-002 amending local rules and forms which take effect on December 1, 2014. See Notice of Adoption and Clean and Red-Lined Versions of the Local Rule Changes.
Local Rule Books: The 2013 Edition of the R.I. Bankruptcy Rule book (with 2014 supplement) is 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. 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.
Bankruptcy Rule, Fee and Form Changes PPT (Effective December 1, 2014)
Attorney Reference Chart (Eff. December 1, 2014)
Summary of December 2014 Rules (Eff. December 1, 2014)
- Summary of Local Rule Amendments, (Effective April 1, 2014)
- Local and National Rule, Form and Procedural Changes (June-December 2013)