Release Notes—May 2021

May 14, 2021

Local Forms

  • Eastern District of Missouri
    • Verification of Creditor Matrix – February 2021
  • Northern District of Texas
    • Authorization to Release Information to the Trustee Regarding Secured Claims – May 2021


  • District of Washington
    • 735 ILCS 5/12-901 Homestead exemption has been increased to the greater of: $125,000.00; or the county median sale price of a single-family home for the year preceding the petition date – May 2021

May 10, 2021

Revised Means Test Numbers

  • The following Means Test Figures are revised effective May 15, 2021: The IRS National Standards for Bankruptcy Allowable Living Expenses (BALE), Local Transportation Expense Standards, and the Chapter 13 Administrative Expense Multipliers. After updating Best Case Bankruptcy, users can view the new figures in the program by changing the expected filing date to May 15, 2021 or later in the General tab in Form 122. Visit the S. Trustee’s Means Testing website for more information regarding revisions

Local Forms

  • Easter District of Virginia
    • Disclosure of Compensation of Attorney for Debtor – January 2021