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  • New Uniform Chapter 13 Plan, Plan Summary, and Related Documents Plan Modification Documents (added 10/11/17) Effective December 1, 2017
    by Douglas_Kosmo on October 3, 2017 at 2:27 pm

    The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas has adopted a new Uniform Plan and Motion for Valuation of Collateral (Chapter 13 Plan), and a new Plan Summary, under the provisions of new Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3015.1 The new Plan will be effective December 1, 2017, for all cases filed on or after that date. The Court has also adopted new Bankruptcy Local Rule 6007-2 in connection with the new form Plan, and that rule will be effective December 1, 2017. Attorneys representing debtors in Chapter 13 cases and practicing before this Court should familiarize themselves with the provisions of the new Plan and Local Rule in advance of the effective date: Uniform Plan and Motion for Valuation of Collateral (Chapter 13 Plan) Exhibit "A" Plan Summary for Proposed Plan Uniform Modification of Confirmed Plan and Motion for Valuation of Collateral (for Motion to Modify Confirmed Plan) Exhibit "A" Plan Summary for Proposed Modified Plan Bankruptcy Local Rule 6007-2 Surrender of Collateral in Chapter 13 Cases The Court also has published several proposed new local rules and amendments to existing rules for public comment with the intent that the final versions of those be effective December 1, 2017 in connection with the new Plan: […]

  • Request for Public Comment on Proposed Amendments to the Bankruptcy Local Rules
    by Douglas_Kosmo on September 22, 2017 at 12:50 am

    The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas requests comments on proposed amendments to Bankruptcy Local Rules 2002-1 Notices to Creditors, Equity Security Holders, and the United States, 3007-1 Objections to Claims, 3015-1 Confirmation of Chapter 13 plans and Rule 3015.1 Opt-Out, 3021-1 Payments by Chapter 13 Trustee, and new Bankruptcy Local Rule 6007-1 Abandonment of Property in Chapter 7 Cases. After consideration of all comments, and subject to abrogation by the Judicial Council for the Fifth Circuit, the rule will become effective December 1, 2017, in conjunction with the implementation of a new Uniform Plan in compliance with new Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3015.1.  The proposed changes can be reviewed here.  Comments should be sent to bankruptcy_comments@txs.uscourts.gov. The deadline for comments is Monday, October 23, 2017. […]

  • Southern District of Texas Houston/Galveston Bench-Bar Conference - November 3, 2017 Registration Closed. Event at Capacity.
    by Douglas_Kosmo on September 22, 2017 at 12:25 am

    The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas is pleased to announce the inaugural Houston/Galveston Bench-Bar Conference, to be held November 3, 2017, at The Ballroom at Bayou Place, downtown Houston, Texas.  View Conference Brochure All attorneys admitted to practice before the Court in the Southern District of Texas (or who have applications pending by October 26, 2017) are invited to attend.  The agenda for the conference and registration link are available at:https://apps.hba.org/form.aspx/sdtx_bench_bar_conference Advance registration by October 26, 2017, is requested.  Information about applying for admission to practice before the Southern District of Texas is available at the Court's web site:http://www.txs.uscourts.gov/page/attorney-admissions-requirements The Court hopes you will attend. Registration Closed.  Event at Capacity. &nbs […]

  • Request for Public Comment on the Reappointment of U.S. Magistrate Judge Guillermo R. Garcia
    by Douglas_Kosmo on September 19, 2017 at 5:37 pm

    Request for Public Comment on the Reappointment of U.S. Magistrate Judge Guillermo R. Garcia […]

  • Bankruptcy Court General Orders - Hurricane Harvey
    by Douglas_Kosmo on September 12, 2017 at 5:50 pm

    Bankruptcy Court General Orders - Hurricane Harvey […]


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