Local Rules and Orders

The court's local rules and general orders are provided here. 


Proposed revision to the Local Rules

Public comment period now open

Notice and summary of proposed rule changes

Proposed revised Local Rules

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico invites public comment on the proposed revised local rules.  All comments will remain anonymous to the judges and chambers staff.  Comments on the proposed rules can be made by email to web_ntp@nmcourt.fed.us or written comments may be sent by mail to  United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Mexico, Attn:  Local Rules Comments, PO Box 546, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103-0546.

The deadline for submitting comments is September 30, 2014.  The targeted effective date for the revised local rules is October 30, 2014.  

Local Rules

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Index to Local Rules

Standing and Administrative Orders

Click on the General Orders Link on the left.