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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.

2021 Local Rule Revisions

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (“Court”) is in the process of revising its Local Rules to become effective December 1, 2021.  As part of this process the Court is placing the proposed Local Rules revisions out for a 30-day comment period. 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.  Please send any comments to Comments must be received on or before August 18, 2021 to be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact Matthew Rodman at

- Notice – Public Comment Period for 2021 Local Rule Revisions
- Explanation of Local Rules Revisions
- Redline Copy of Proposed Local Rules 2021
- Clean Copy of Proposed Local Rules 2021

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