Local Rules History

Local Rules History

October 31, 2012

The Court has prepared several changes to its Local Bankruptcy Rules. These changes are being published now for comment and will be accepting comments on these proposed changes through Friday, January 4, 2013. Here is a memo from the Clerk with more information. You can also click here to see a summary of the changes.

Click the links below to see details of the changes
LBR 1007-1
LBR 1017-2
LBR 2002-1
LBR 2091-1
LBR 3002.1-1 (New Rule)
LBR 3002.1-2 (New Rule)
LBR 3015-2
LBR 4001-1
LBR 9011-1

 

December 21, 2011 Several rule changes have been proposed and are now being published for comment. Click here for a memo from the Clerk detailing the proposed changes. Or click here for details of the proposed changes.
November 10, 2011 LBR 4007-1 - Dischargeability Complaints
If additional creditors are added by amendment after the filing of the case but prior to the date set to file a complaint to determine the dischargeability of a debt under Section 523(c), the court shall deem such amendment as a request to extend the time to file such complaint until the latter of the original bar date or thirty (30) days from the date of service of the amendment upon the added creditors. The request to extend shall be deemed granted by the court.

Amendment to LBR 2002-1(a)
If additional creditors are added by amendment after the commencement of the case, the attorney for the debtor shall give the notice that is required by FRBP 2002(a)(1), FRBP 2002(a)(7), 2002(f)(4), and 2002(f)(5) to any creditor added.

 

June 30, 2011 The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Georgia has proposed amendments to the court's Local Rules which are available for comment. A copy of the changes can be reviewed or printed below. Comments must be sent to the Clerk of Court no later than August 31, 2011.

Click here to see the full memo from the Clerk regarding the proposed amendments.
Click here to see the proposed amendments.

January 31, 2011 The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Georgia has proposed amendments to the court's Local Rules which are available for comment. A copy of the changes can be reviewed or printed below. Comments must be sent to the Clerk of Court no later than February 23, 2011.

Click here to see the full memo from the Clerk regarding the proposed amendments.
Click here to see the proposed amendments.

May 3, 2010

The Local Bankruptcy Rules for the Middle District of Georgia have undergone a thorough revision and as such, the body of rules are being readopted in their entirety by the court effective May 3, 2010. The newly adopted and published rules will govern all practice in the court effective on that date. Click here to see the full memo from the Clerk regarding the new local rules.

Jan 05, 2010

The local rules for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Georgia, have undergone complete review. All of the rules are offered for comment, and all rules are hereby republished for purposes of future adoption as the permanent local rules for the court. 

The following rules have had the most substantive additions or deletions:

LBR 1007-1, LBR 2016-1, LBR 3007-1, LBR 3012-1, LBR 3022-1,

LBR 4001-1, LBR 4008-1, LBR 9004-1, LBR 9013-3.

Comments should be sent to the Clerk of Court by mail or E-Mail no later than March 1, 2010.

Click here to see the full memo from the Clerk regarding this review.

Click here for the draft of Local Rules.

Feb 06, 2009 The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Georgia has proposed amendments to the court's Local Rules which are available for comment. A copy of the amendments can be obtained by contacting the Clerk's Office in Macon, Georgia, or a copy of the changes can be reviewed or printed below. Comments must be sent to the Clerk of Court by mail or E-Mail no later than March 13, 2009.
Click here to review the proposed amendments to LBR 1007-1.
Click here to review the proposed amendments to LBR 1017-1.
Aug 22, 2007 The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Georgia has proposed amendments to the court's Local Rules which are available for comment. A copy of the amendments can be obtained by contacting the Clerk's Office in Macon, Georgia, or a copy of the changes can be reviewed or printed from the court's web page. Comments must be sent to the Clerk of Court by mail or E-Mail no later than October 15, 2007. Click here to review the proposed amendments.
May 16, 2007
Newly created local rule 1017-1, removal of 1019-1 and various Administrative Orders are vacated.
Jan. 2, 2007 The Local  Rules of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Georgia are hereby amended effective January 2, 2007... read the order
Aug. 31, 2006 The Court is proposing revisions. Click here to see the Notice of Commentary on Proposed Local Rules.

Click here to see a draft of Revised Local Rules.

Jan. 5, 2005 On December 11, 2003, the court abrogated Local Bankruptcy Rule 9010-1. This rule governed the procedure to be followed for attorneys wishing to appear in the Bankruptcy Court Pro Hac Vice. The reason for the rule abrogation was based upon a conflict with the local rules for the United States District Court. Attorneys are advised to refer to the United States District Court Local Rule 83.1.2 regarding a request to practice in a particular case. The rules regarding bar admission and authority to practice in the Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Georgia are governed by the admission rules for the United States District Court. Any questions concerning this procedure should be directed to the Clerk of the District Court or the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court.
Dec. 11, 2003 An order was entered on this date abrogating LBR 9010-1 (Attorneys/Notice of Appearance).
Sep. 2, 2002

The text of rule LBR 90014.1 was incorrectly located in the previous release of the rules. That formatting error has now been corrected.

The following rules of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Georgia are hereby amended effective September 2, 2002:

LBR 1015-1, LBR 2002-1, LBR 9004-1, LBR 9010-1,

LBR 1019-1,  LBR 3015-3, LBR 9007-1

The rules of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Georgia are further amended by adding LBR 9014-1.