IMPORTANT NOTICE TO THE BAR AND PUBLIC: THIRTY DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD CONCERNING CHAPTER 13 PLAN FORM

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO THE BAR AND PUBLIC

THIRTY DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD CONCERNING CHAPTER 13 PLAN FORM

A proposed amendment to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3015 requires the use of a national chapter 13 plan form unless a district adopts a local plan form that meets the requirements of new proposed Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3015.1.  The Northern District of Georgia Bankruptcy Court will opt out of the official plan form.  The anticipated effective date of amended rule 3015 and new rule 3015.1 is December 1, 2017, which will also serve as the effective date of the new chapter 13 plan form for the Northern District of Georgia.  

After considering input from the Bench and Bar Committee, the Judges of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia have approved for publication, for a thirty-day public comment period, a draft of the District's Chapter 13 Plan, which may be accessed by clicking “here”.

Comments may be submitted on or before August 31, 2017 to benchandbar@ganb.uscourts.gov.  Each comment must identify the specific text or provision being addressed with any supporting documentation.

The proposed chapter 13 plan form is subject to further modification prior to final approval as a result of timely public comments and further judicial review.

M. Regina Thomas
Clerk of Court
8.1.17