Starting October 1, 2020, Alabama and North Carolina bankruptcy debtors will begin using new administrative expense multipliers when qualifying for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and establishing Chapter 13 payment plan amounts.
April 1, 2020, and May 1, 2020. Revised means test figures are available for cases filed during April 2020, and cases filed on or after May 1, 2020. Yearly median income amounts changed April 1, 2020. Other means test multipliers will change May 1, 2020.
March 30, 2020. To limit transmission of COVID-19, the Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach divisions of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida, will close to the public on Monday, March 30, 2020, and remain closed indefinitely.
March 26, 2020. In response to COVID-19, the Chief Justice of the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey, has ordered the physical locations of the Martin Luther King and Frank R. Lautenberg Courthouses in Newark, New Jersey, closed from March 26, 2020, until April 6, 2020.
March 2020. Idaho’s exemption amounts increase effective March 2020 in the following categories: household furnishings and other personal property; tools of the trade and professional books; motor vehicles; crops; firearms; and earnings. The wildcard and homestead exemptions increased, as well.