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Rules and Forms

Amendments to the Court's Local Bankruptcy Rules, Administrative Orders and Local Bankruptcy Forms will become effective November 20, 2017 and December 1, 2017. See Public Notice 17-2 for details.

The CM/ECF system will be unavailable Friday, November 8, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. through Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at 8:30 a.m. See the general order regarding the implementation of NextGen CM/ECF for additional details.

Local and Interim Bankruptcy Rules & Administrative Orders

The Local Rules and Administrative Orders are updated effective November 20, 2017 and December 1, 2017.
Administrative Order 3012-1 and Local Bankruptcy Forms 3012-1C and 3012-1D adopted effective April 22, 2019. See Public Notice 19-3 for details.
Administrative Order 5005-4 and Local Bankruptcy Form 5005-4 are revised effective July 1, 2019.  See Public Notice 19-4 for details.


Local Bankruptcy Forms


Certain Local Bankruptcy Forms are amended effective November 20, 2017 and December 1, 2017.
Two new Local Bankruptcy Forms  (3012-1C and 3012-1D) will become effective April 22, 2019.
Local Bankruptcy Form 5005-4 has been revised effective July 1, 2019.


National Bankruptcy Forms

Official forms are available in PDF fillable format.


Proof of Claim Form


Rules of First Circuit Courts


Federal Bankruptcy Code


Federal Bankruptcy Rules