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Proposed New Local Form Plan for Chapter 13 Cases

Friday, June 30, 2017

In April 2017, the United States Supreme Court officially adopted a recommendation from the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure approving a package of rule amendments, a new rule, and an Official Form for chapter 13 plans. The form and related rules become effective December 1, 2017.

As of that date, new Official Form 113 will be required as the new form plan in all districts unless the district adopts a local chapter 13 form plan that complies with new Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 3015.1. The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana proposes adopting a local form plan, which can be can be accessed through the link at the bottom of this page.

The public is encouraged to submit written comments on the plan to The court will consider all comments submitted during the 60 day period concluding August 30, 2017.

Proposed New Local Chapter 13 Plan (pdf)