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Release Notes – March 2019

March 19, 2019:

Revised Federal Forms – effective April 1, 2019:

Official Form 106C, The Property You Claim as Exempt

Official Form 107, Your Statement of Financial Affairs for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy

Official Form 122A-2, Chapter 7 Means Test Calculation

Official Form 122C-2, Chapter 13 Calculation of Your Disposable Income

Official Form 201, Voluntary Petition for Non-Individuals

Official Form 207, Statement of Your Financial Affairs

Official Form 410, Proof of Claim

Director’s Form 2000, Required Lists, Schedules, Statements, and Fees

Director’s Form 2830, Chapter 13 Debtor’s Certifications Regarding Domestic Support Obligations and Section 522(q)

Revised Means Test Numbers – effective April 1, 2019:

The Census Bureau’s Median Family Income Data are revised effective 4/1/19. After updating Best Case, users can view the new figures in the program by changing the expected filing date to April 1st or later on the General tab in Form 122A-C.

Revised Local Forms:

Northern District of Alabama

  • Certificate of Service of Chapter 13 Plan Containing Valuation, Lien Avoidance, § 1301 Codebtor Stay Relief, or Containing a Nonstandard Provision Requiring Rule 7004 Service*

Northern District of Oklahoma

  • Certification and Request for Issuance of Discharge

Eastern District of Virginia

  • Disclosure of Compensation of Attorney for Debtor

Revised Exemptions:

Federal Exemptions

Exemption §522(d)

Current

New

 

 

 

Homestead (1)

$23,675

$25,150

Motor Vehicle (2)

$3,775

$4,000

Household (3)

$600 (per item)

$12,625 (total)

$625

$13,400

Jewelry (4)                  

$1,600  

$1,700

Wildcard (5)                

$1,250

$11,850 (homestead carryover)

$1,325

$12,575

Trade (6)                     

$2,375

$2,525

Life Insurance (8)       

$12,625

$13,400

Personal Injury (11)(D)     

$23,675

$25,150



Ohio

    Sec. 2329.66 exemptions adjusted for inflation, effective 4/1/2019

    Exemption (2329.66) Old New
    Homestead (A)(1) $136,925 $145,425
    Motor Vehicle (A)(2) $3,775 $4,000
    Cash (A)(3) $475 $500
    Household (per item) (A)(4)(a) $600 $625
    Household (aggregate) (A)(4)(a) $12,625 $13,400
    Jewelry (A)(4)(b) $1,600 $1,700
    Professional Books and Tools of Trade (A)(5) $2,400 $2,550
    Personal Injury Awards (A)(12)(c) $23,700 $25,175
    Wildcard (A)(18) $1,250 $1,325

March 4, 2019:

Revised Chapter 13 Plan:

Middle District of Florida* – Effective March 1, 2019