Standing Order No. 13-02 Order Amending Local Rule 2002-1

Standing Order No. 13-02, signed May 24, 2013, amends Local Rule 2002-1 to shorten the time for notice of §341 meetings of creditors in the Cedar Rapids Division for chapter 7 cases.

Proposed change to Local Rule 2002-1 affecting the Cedar Rapids Division:

An amendment to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Iowa Local Rule 2002-1 shortening the time for notice of §341 meeting in the Cedar Rapids division for chapter 7 cases is being considered. The following amendment is proposed:

“(a) Notice of creditors’ meetings in chapters 12 and 13 [strike the underlined portion]

In cases under chapter 12 or 13, or in chapter 7 cases filed in the Cedar Rapids division, the meeting of creditors under 11 U.S.C. § 341 may be set on 14 days’ notice.” [New language in italics].

New Claims Transfer Fee to Take Effect May 1, 2013

Effective May 1, 2013, the bankruptcy courts will begin charging a new fee of $25 for
each claim transferred. This fee was approved by the Judicial Conference of the United
States at its September 2012 session.

Dollar Amount Adjustments

Automatic adjustments will be made on April 1, 2013, to dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, one provision in Title 28, seven Official Bankruptcy Forms which contain adjusted dollar amounts, and two Director's Forms which include dollar amounts. The adjustments will apply to cases filed on or after April 1, 2013

Standing Order No. 12-03 - Revised Interim Rule 1007-I

Standing Order No. 12-03, signed November 16, 2012, and effective December 1, 2012, amends Exhibit 1 to Standing Order 08-07 to comport with revisions to Interim Rule 1007-I that eliminate the time limit for filing a list of creditors in an involuntary bankruptcy case


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