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 and 7/1/2014) for all pending and future cases. The latest revisions are implemented following a notice period and consideration of the public comments made to the Standing Local Rules Revision Committee and the bankruptcy judges. The majority of comments were directed at General Procedure Order 2014-4(b), resulting in a changed version that will be monitored for further comments in its application. 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, Kelly Sweeney, 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). Click here
to see the full Rules, GPO 2014(a)
and GPO 2014(b)
Local Bankruptcy Rules, Forms and Appendix Effective on December 1, 2009(UPDATED 7/1/2010, 1/1/2014, and 7/1/2014) in an Adobe pdf format and a Word format.
(as of 7/1/2014, for a redline version click here
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:
- Administrative Order of the Chief Judge 2013-6: In the Matter of Adopting Amended Local Bankruptcy Rules, Forms and Appendices. The Administrative Order makes effective on January 1, 2014, the proposed amendments to the Local Bankruptcy Rules, Local Bankruptcy Forms and Appendices following the comment period that ended on December 1, 2013. Click here for details (For a redlined version, click here).
- Pursuant to General Procedure Order 2010-1, minor corrections and clarifications have been made to the Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms. Those changes are contained in the body of the attachments and are effective July 1, 2010. To see a breakdown of the specific modifications, click here. Please make certain to refer to the most current version of the Local Bankruptcy Rules, Forms and Appendix found on our webpage to assist you in following them.
- For historical reference, or otherwise, should you need to see any of the Local Bankruptcy Rules in effect prior to December 1, 2009, please click here.
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