Bankruptcy Courts Currently Open During Government Shutdown, but Services Might Change
January 2, 2019. Check your local court’s website to find out how the government shutdown might affect your case.
New List of Schedules, Statements, and Fees for Bankruptcy Filings
December 1, 2018. A new official list of required bankruptcy documents and fees is available.
U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee Updates Marijuana Enforcement Case List
November 16, 2018. Review the U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee’s current list of marijuana enforcement cases.
IRS and Census Bureau Figure Changes
Figures used to complete Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy forms will change on May 1, 2018.
Updated Median Family Income Data for Means Test
Effective November 1, 2018, the median family income data has changed.
Median Family Income Data Change
November 1, 2017. The median family income data has changed.
DOJ Reissues Policy Easing Bankruptcy Guidelines for Debtors Affected by Natural Disasters
September 14, 2017. Bankruptcy trustees are encouraged to follow guidelines previously established for debtors affected by a natural disaster.
New Official and Local Chapter 13 Plan Forms
August 1, 2017. Learn about the progress being made on changes to national and local Chapter 13 plan forms.
South Carolina Exemption Increases (Effective July 1, 2016)
Effective July 1, 2016, certain South Carolina exemption figures used in bankruptcy have changed.
California Bankruptcy Exemption Increases (Effective April 1, 2016)
Effective April 1, 2016, certain California exemption figures used in bankruptcy have changed.
Debt Limits Increase for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Filers (Effective April 1, 2016)
Effective April 1, 2016, Chapter 13 bankruptcy debt limits have increased.
Federal Bankruptcy Exemptions Increase (Effective April 1, 2016)
Effective April 1, 2016, federal bankruptcy exemption amounts have increased.