New and Revised Bankruptcy Forms

By William Houston Brown, Editor and Adviser, NACTT Academy for Consumer Bankruptcy Education, Inc.

Several Official and Director’s Forms related to bankruptcy filings are revised and some are new, with some already taking effect on October 1, 2019, others to take effect December 1, 2019, and others taking effect February 19, 2020. Several forms have already been updated on April 1, 2019, to reflect the automatic adjustments in monetary amounts that took effect then. The form changes for October 1, December 1, 2019 and February 19, 2020, are summarized below:

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