Public Comment Period - Chapter 13 Form Plan

Monday, April 3, 2017

The Chapter 13 Form Plan Committee and the bankruptcy judges have completed a proposed mandatory form Chapter 13 Plan (NM LF 3015.1) for use in this District.  The Committee and the bankruptcy judges have also completed proposed amendments to the New Mexico Local Bankruptcy Rules to accommodate the adoption of NM LF 3015.1.  The proposed amendments to the local rules also incorporate certain Standing Orders and modify certain other existing local rules to conform to local practice. 

A copy of the proposed NM LF 3015.1 and a redlined copy of the proposed revised local rules are now posted on the Court’s website ( for public comment.  The deadline to submit comments is May 19, 2017.  All comments will remain anonymous to the judges and chambers staff.  Comments may be submitted to the Court by email:  Or, written comments may be sent by mail to United States Bankruptcy Court, Attn:  Local Rule Comments,  P.O. Box 546, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103-0546.

The Notice of Proposed Mandatory Local Form Chapter 13 Plan and Proposed Amendments to the New Mexico Local Bankruptcy Rules is linked here or can be found on the web site at