Pending Changes in the Bankruptcy Forms
Several proposed amendments to Official Forms became effective December 1, 2018. Proposed amendments to Official Forms 417A and 417B were approved by the Judicial Conference in September 2017, and proposed amendments to Official Forms 411A and 411B were approved by the Judicial Conference in September 2018.
In addition, the following new or amended Director’s Forms became effective December 1, 2018:
The language following the checkbox labeled "Chapter 13 Plan" on page 4 is revised.
Bullet point on page 2 of form, describing certain debts not discharged in chapter 13, was changed from “debts for most fines, penalties, forfeitures, or criminal restitution obligations” to “debts for restitution, or a criminal fine, included in a sentence on debtor’s criminal conviction.” The revised language is derived from 11 U.S.C. § 1328(a)(3).
The form is designed to comply with pending Rule 8002(c)(1)(A).