Amendments To Federal Bankruptcy Rules, Official Forms, And Federal Rules Of Evidence Are Now In Effect
Bankruptcy Rule Amendments. As reported in a post last month, this year's amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure have now taken effect today, December 1, 2011.
- For a discussion of the amended rules, follow the link in this sentence.
- For the Advisory Committee's report on the amendments, together with a redline showing the changes made, follow the link in this sentence.
Amended Official Bankruptcy Forms. In addition to the national bankruptcy rules, revisions have been made to a number of the official bankruptcy forms. This sentence contains a link to a set of these updated official forms.
Amended Federal Rules Of Evidence. Finally, a restyled edition of the Federal Rules of Evidence also goes into effect today; follow the link in this sentence for the revised evidence rules. Although the substance of the rules of evidence has not changed, revisions in the numbering of some subsections and the style of how the rules are phrased have been implemented.