Notice of Proposed Amendments to the Massachusetts Local Bankruptcy Rules

Monday, January 23, 2012

The United States Bankruptcy Court, with the valuable assistance of the Attorney Advisory Committee chaired by Chief Judge Frank J. Bailey and the Judge Melvin S. Hoffman, has drafted new and proposed amendments to the Massachusetts Local Bankruptcy Rules.

Comments are invited, and should be submitted to Chief Judge Frank J. Bailey, United States Bankruptcy Court, J.W. McCormack Post Office and Court House, 5 Post Office Square, Suite 1150 and to the Hon. Melvin S. Hoffman, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Harold D. Donohue Federal Building and Courthouse, 595 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608 no later than March 8, 2012. Those who wish to email their comments should do so at and

Click here to view the proposed rules.

Click here to view the redlined rules.