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Proposed Amendments to Uniform Local Bankruptcy Rules

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi propose to adopt amendments to the Uniform Local Bankruptcy Rules to become effective June 1, 2018.  The proposed amendments include three new Local Rules concerning the filing fee (1006-1), time limits in chapter 13 cases (1007-1), and employment of professional persons (2014-1), as well as amendments to Local Rule 4001-1 concerning motions to extend and motions to impose the automatic stay.  The Invitation for Public Comment and full text of the proposed amendments may be viewed on the Rules and Fees page of the Court’s websites at  The comment period ends March 2, 2018.