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Posted on: Nov 16, 2015

The United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana, announced the following:

The Court is proposing various amendments to its local rules. The changes primarily update references to the national forms, but also include a few "housekeeping" edits to match the rules to actual practice. A few substantive changes are also proposed, particularly as to notice after confirmation in Chapter 13 cases and a briefing requirement for certain types of motions to dismiss adversary proceedings.

The proposals are attached. The Local Rules Advisory Committee has reviewed the proposals and made suggestions, which resulted in some edits to the original proposals. The Judges reserve the right to make additional changes before the target effective date of December 1st. Comments to the proposed rule can be made by sending an email to Local_Rules_Comments@insb.uscourts.gov .Deadline for comments is Tuesday, November 25, 2015.

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