Local Rules

GENERAL ORDER 17-003 AMENDING LOCAL FORM 1009-1.1

On November 17, 2017, the US Bankruptcy Court issued General Order 17-003 amending Local Form 1009-1.1, entitled "“Notice to Added Creditors of Pending Bankruptcy and Applicable Case Deadlines and Certificate of Service”, in order to update the proof of claim filing deadlines referenced therein to comply with the upcoming December 1, 2017 amendment to Federal Bankruptcy Rule 3002. 

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF LOCAL RULE AND FORM AMENDMENTS. EFFECTIVE 12/1/17

Pursuant to General Order 17-002, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island has amended Local Rules 1005-1 and 3002-1 and adopted new Local Form 3002-1.1, effective December 1, 2017.   See attached Notice of Adoption and links to the red-lined and clean versions of these most recent changes.  These most recent changes supplement those adopted on September 8, 2017 by General Order 17-001, (red-lined and clean versions) and constitute a package of local rule and form changes in support of the federal bankruptcy rule changes that also take effect on 12/1/17.   A table of all the Court's local and rule amendments may be viewed here.  

Please take particular note of the new local Chapter 13 Plan form which takes effect on December 1, 2017.

Training materials outlining the rule and form changes will be distributed in early November in preparation for the December 1 effective date.