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Public Notice: Proposed Changes to Local Rules

Friday, February 11, 2022

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Indiana is seeking public comment concerning proposed changes to the court’s Local Rules.  The changes involve the following:

      B-2002-2     Notice of Opportunity to Object to Motions, adding a new paragraph (a)(28) addressing applications to employ professionals, other than debtor’s counsel, in Chapter 12 and 13 cases.

      B-2002-3     Limited Notice in Chapter 7 Cases, adding Chapter 12 and 13 cases to the rule.

      B-2016-1     Presumptively Reasonable Attorney’s Fees in Chapter 13 Cases, adding a new local rule addressing attorneys fees in Chapter 13 cases.

      B-3007-1     Objection to Claims; Default, adding a new paragraph addressing the valuation of a secured claim in a claim objection.

The proposed amendments are available by clicking any of the rule links above.

Please send comments and suggestions by March 11, 2022 to:

      Christopher M. DeToro
      Clerk of Court
      United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Indiana
      401 South Michigan Street
      South Bend, Indiana  46601-2365
      (574) 968-2100

      Or by email to:

Date: February 11, 2022