Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
Information Page

Signed by the President April 20, 2005-Generally effective in 180 days (October 17, 2005), however some provisions are effective immediately.

Please check the website for updates. 

Interim Bankruptcy Rules approved by the Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules and the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Judicial Conference of the United States and the Official Forms approved by the Executive Committee of the United States. (see the link below)

Standing Order #2 Entered 9/20/05

The Bankruptcy Judges for the District of Utah have issued Standing Order #2, signed, September 20, 2005. This standing order adopts the Interim Rules and Forms in their entirety without change, to be effective on or after the effective date of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005.

View Standing Order #2
View Standing Order #2 with Redline Changes to Applicable Local Rules

Link to U.S. Court's Federal Rulemaking website regarding the Interim Rules and Official Forms Implementing the 2005 Bankruptcy Act

Other Links

Link to the Judicial Conference of the United States Interim Procedures Regarding the Chapter 7 Fee Waiver 
Link to the Chapter 7 Fee Waiver Application and Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1006
Provisions of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
Link to the United States Trustee Program for the the listing of Approved Credit Counseling Agencies
View the approved Personal FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT  Instructional Courses posted on the United States Trustee Website
Director's Interim Guidance Re Tax Information 11 U.S.C. § 521 (PDF) (10/4/05)
Link to the Internal Revenue Service Form Page
  View Instruction Sheet for Obtaining Tax Information from  the IRS (PDF)
National Creditor Registration Service (NCRS) This is a service provided by the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts to give creditors options to specify a preferred U.S. mail, e-mail address, or fax number to which bankruptcy notices should be sent. The Preferred Address service supports the amendment to title 11 U.S.C. § 342(f)