2015 REVISED Official Bankruptcy Forms Effective AND MANDATORY December 1, 2015


As previously announced, most Official Bankruptcy Forms are scheduled to be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted and renumbered versions. The new forms become effective and mandatory on December 1, 2015.

The Court has posted a web page, www.cacb.uscourts.gov/form-changes-2015, to provide the following information about the new Official Forms:

– Video overview of the new official forms titled, 2015 Revised National Bankruptcy Forms: An Overview Of Changes Effective 12/1/2015;
– Bankruptcy Forms Numbering Conversion Chart;
– Redline revisions to Court Manual Section 2 concerning new case commencement filing requirements;
– Updated Petition Packages;
– Instructions for Bankruptcy Forms for Individuals, and Non-Individuals;
– Link to the U.S. Courts website for access to additional information about the new forms, including Committee Notes

The Court will offer the same video overview mentioned above on November 24, 2015, at the Los Angeles Division. Representatives from the Clerk’s Office will be present to answer any questions you may have.  If you plan to attend, RSVP to ECF_Support@cacb.uscourts.gov with the number of attendees in your party. You will receive a confirmation email with the time and room number where the overview will take place.

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