Notice of Proposed Amendments to Local Rules and Forms, Comment Deadline August 25, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island invites public comment on the proposed amendments to its local rules and local forms, several of which are being amended to incorporate changes in the federal bankruptcy rules and forms scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2017.  Copies of the proposed amendments are available here as well as on our website.

Comments on the proposed local rule and form changes should be received by August 25, 2017.  Comments can be made by email to Susan_Thurston@rib.uscourts.gov or in writing addressed to:

Susan M. Thurston, Clerk
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island
380 Westminster St., 6th Floor
Providence, Rhode Island 02903

Absent any further change, the proposed rule and form changes will take effect on December 1, 2017.