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Deadline for Submitting Proposed Amendments to the Local Rules

Deadline for Submitting Proposed Amendments to the Local Rules of Procedure of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona
Any person or organization may propose amendments to the Local Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure for the District of Arizona by submitting them online via the Court’s webpage or email to  New proposals for consideration during the 2021-2022 amendments cycle must be submitted by September 30, 2021.  The Court will appoint an advisory committee to review all timely submitted proposals for rejection, deferral or recommendation to the Court for consideration.  The Court will decide whether to approve the proposed amendments for circulation to the bar and the public for comment.
Form of Submission
While no specific form or format is required to submit a proposed amendment, to assist in describing and supporting the proposal, please include the following information:
  • Your name and email address
  • If the proposal relates to an existing Local Rule, please identify the Rule number
  • Type or attach the proposal (.PDF preferred), including any grounds for the amendment
Stay Informed
Proposals are typically published to the Court’s website for public comment during the months of May and June. To receive notice of actions pertaining to local rules, visit the Local Rules page at and select the “Subscribe” option/button on right side of the webpage.