Local Bankruptcy Rules


The bankruptcy judges for the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado are pleased to post the Local Bankruptcy Rules, Forms and Appendix, to be effective December 1, 2009 (UPDATED 7/1/2010, 1/1/2014, 7/1/2014 and 4/15/2015) for all pending and future cases. The latest revisions recognize recent significant changes to the Federal Rules relating to appeals and provide additional commentary to Local Bankruptcy Rule 1009-1 reminding parties of the need to provide verifications as required by Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1008. As always, for any of the rules, forms, appendix or General Procedure Orders, please send your comments to LocalRule_comments@cob.uscourts.gov or mail them to the Chief Deputy Clerk, United States Bankruptcy Court, U.S. Custom House, 721 19th Street, Denver, Colorado 80202 (please identify the specific Local Rule or General Procedure Order to which your comment(s) relate).

Local Bankruptcy Rules, Forms and Appendix Effective on December 1, 2009(UPDATED 7/1/2010, 1/1/2014, 7/1/2014 and 4/15/2015) in an Adobe pdf format and a Word format.

Adobe Word (as of 4/15/2015)

Local Bankruptcy Rules, Forms and Appendix(as of 7/1/2014)

Local Bankruptcy Rules, Forms and Appendix(as of 1/1/2014)

Local Bankruptcy Rules, Forms and Appendix(as of 7/1/2010)

Local Bankruptcy Rules, Forms and Appendix(as of 12/1/2009)

Rule Modifications Since 2009:



Order Establishing the Standing Local Rules Revision Committee Appointed by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado. We are pleased to announce the formation of the Standing Local Bankruptcy Rules Revision Committee (the "Committee") appointed by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado. The Committee's purpose is to consider rules affecting local bankruptcy practice, investigate and draft proposed rule revisions for consideration by the Court and take such other action necessary for implementation of the proposed, revised rules which are intended to address and comport with local practice. For more information about the Committee and how it will conduct business, please review the Committee Bylaws. Please send your suggestions or comments for local rule or General Procedure Order additions or revisions to any member of the Committee. This link will take you to the contact information for current Committee members.