Release Notes—May 2024

May 28, 2024

Chapter 13 Plan

  • Middle District of Alabama – revised May 2024
Local Forms
  • Middle District of Alabama
    • ALMB 3a Notice of Continued 11 U.S.C. § 341 Meeting of Creditors – new April 2024
    • ALMB 3b Notice of Continued 11 U.S.C. § 341 Meeting of Creditors and Continued Confirmation Hearing – new April 2024
    • ALMB 5 In Support of Entry of Order Upon Negative Notice – new April 2024
    • ALMB 8c Motion for Discharge under 11 U.S.C. § 1228(a) and Debtor’s Certification of Compliance with 11 U.S.C. § 1228 – revised August 2023
  • Western District of Missouri
    • MOW 4004-4.1 Debtor’s Certification and Motion for Entry of Chapter 13 Discharge Due to Plan Completion and Notice of Deadline and Opportunity to Object – revised May 2024

May 15, 2024

Revised Means Test Numbers

The following Means Test figures are revised effective May 15, 2024: The IRS National Standards for Bankruptcy Allowable Living Expenses (BALE), Local Transportation Expense Standards, and the Chapter 13 Administrative Expense Multipliers. After updating Best Case, users can view the new figures in the program by changing the expected filing date to May 15, 2024, or later in the General tab in Form 122.

Visit the U.S. Trustee’s Means Testing website for more information regarding revisions.

The District of Connecticut has implemented the use of Regional Councils for the application of the Means Test numbers and cases in Connecticut will require a selection of the Regional Council in the Means Test.

Chapter 13 Plan
  • District of South Carolina – revised December 2023
Local Forms
  • Eastern District of California
    • Order Confirming Plan – revised April 2024
    • Rights and Responsibilities of Chapter 13 Debtors and Their Attorneys – revised April 2024