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Addendum to Dec 1, 2017 Rules/Forms Changes

After receiving public comments, the following rules have been revised (see yellow highlighted areas).  The Chapter 13 Plan form also incorporates the collapsable sections.

Chapter 13 Plan (12/1/17)
Local form to be used for initial, amended and modified plans filed on or after 12/1/17.
December 1, 2017 Rule/Form Changes

A package of national bankruptcy rule and form changes for chapter 13 cases will go into effect December 1, 2017. 

The United States Bankruptcy Court’s Local Rules Committee invites the public to review and provide comment on the proposed changes to the Bankruptcy Court’s Local Rules 2002.2, 2002.3, 2002.5, 4003.2, 5005.1, 5005.2 and new 2002.6. 

Additionally, the local chapter 13 plan form has undergone substantial changes to comply with revised Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3015 and new Fed. R. Bankr. P.  3015.1. Copies of the revised rules and plan are provided below.  A full packet of these changes is availabe with the Court's notice and request for public comment.

These proposed local rules will go into effect December 1, 2017.  The new chapter 13 form plan will be required in all chapter 13 cases as of December 1, 2017 for initial plan filings as well as amended plans.

All public comments are due by Friday, October 13th at 5:00 p.m. (MST). Please send your comments by email to

The Court will work with the chapter 13 trustees to conduct education and training sessions for chapter 13 practitioners to discuss the new rule and form changes.  Please watch the Court’s news page for future information.

Revised 2002.2
Please see addendum change.
Revised 2002.5
Please see addendum change.
New 2002.6
Please see addendum change.
Draft Local Chapter 13 Plan
Please see addendum change.
Bankruptcy Local Rules



Revised and adopted January 1, 2017

The local rules are available for public viewing at each Federal Courthouse in Idaho (Boise, Pocatello, and
Coeur d’Alene).

Local rules, among other documents, are available on the court's Internet website at  If you do not have access to the Internet, local rules can be provided at the Federal Courthouse closest to you.  You can also send your request, with a return addressed and stamped mailer, to:

Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court
550 W Fort St.
Boise, ID 83724

We welcome your comments and suggestions.  Please e-mail them to: Bankruptcy Local Rules Committee (

Scope, Applicability and Promulgation of Local Rules
Establishment of Business Hours
Filing Fees
Master Mailing List (MML)
Extension of Time
Tax Returns
Payment Advices
Statement of Domestic Support Obligations
Amendments of Petitions, Lists, Schedules, and Statement of Financial Affairs
Conversion or Dismissal of Case
Sale of Property of the Estate
Notice and Hearing
Filing and Service of Plans
Filing and Confirmation of Chapter 12 Plan
Filing and Confirmation of Chapter 13 Plan
Section 341(a) Meeting of Creditors
Approval of Employment of Professional Persons
Chapter 13 Representation and Compensation
Filing Proofs of Claim in Chapter 11 Cases
Procedures and Hearings for Objections to Claims
Unclaimed Funds
Chapter 11 Ballots - Voting on Plans
Chapter 11 Preconfirmation Reports
Final Decree in Chapter 11 Reorganization Case
Use of Cash Collateral and Obtaining Post Petition Credit
Motions Requesting Relief from the Automatic Stay
Property in Need of Attention or Protection and Turnover of Information and Property
Avoidance of Liens on Exempt Property
Requesting Entry of a Discharge for an Individual Chapter 11 Debtor
Electronic Case Filing
Sealed Documents and Public Access
Documents for Filing or Administering
Files, Records and Exhibits
Closing of Cases
Reopening Fees and Procedures
Assumption, Rejection or Assignment of an Executory Contract or Unexpired Lease
Motions for Abandonment
Commencement of Adversary Proceedings
Non-Filing of Discovery and Limitations on Discovery
Discovery Rules not Applicable in Adversary Proceedings
Discovery Motions
Dismissal of Inactive Adversary Proceedings
Dismissal of Adversary Proceedings Contesting Discharge
Taxation of Costs
Motions for Summary Judgment and Proceedings Thereon
Deposits (Registry Fund)
Withdrawal of a Deposit
Rules Applicable to Bankruptcy Appeals
Form of Orders
Fairness and Civility
Witness Testimony at Hearings on Contested Matters
Jury Trials
Changes to Judgments or Orders
Transmittal of Documents to United States Trustee
Privacy Protection for Filings made with the Court
Guidelines regarding Motions to Use Cash Collateral or to Obtain Credit, or Stipulations regarding the Same
Model Retention Agreement
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