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Rules and Procedures

Please check the News & Announcements section of this web site periodically for updates to the Local Rules, Forms, and Procedures.

Earlier versions of the Court's Rules, Procedures Manual, and Implementation Order are now in the Archives section of this web site.  The revised CM/ECF Administrative Procedures are included in the revised Procedures Manual.

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri is in the process of revising its Local Rules. Below is a clean copy of the proposed revisions, a redline copy of the proposed revisions, and a document explaining the revisions and their rationale. These documents reflect the comments received during the notice and comment period that ended August 24, 2020. If approved, these Local Rules will become effective on December 1, 2020..

If you have any questions, please contact Matthew Rodman at

* Explanation of Local Rules Revisions 2020

* Redline Copy of Proposed Local Rules 2020

* Clean Copy of Proposed Local Rules 2020

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