Consumer Bankruptcy Journal Fall 2015 - Page 62

Form Modernization Overview Official Form 101 Overview: Official Form 101, Voluntary Petition for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy, replaces Official Form 1, Voluntary Petition. New Form Elements: Official Form 101 has been substantially reorganized. References to Exhibits A, B, C, and D, and the exhibits themselves, have been eliminated because the requested information is now asked in the form or is not applicable to individual debtors. Part 1, Identify Yourself, line 6, replaces the venue box from page 2 of Official Form 1 and deletes venue questions that pertain only to non-individuals. NEW - Modernized Form Caption. REVISED – Chapter 9 and 15 are no longer applicable as this form is only for cases on individual debtors. REVISED – Official Form 101, Voluntary Petition for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy, replaces Official Form 1, Voluntary Petition. in cases of individual debtors. REVISED – The form now has specific columns for Debtor 1 and Debtor 2. REVISED – Line #2 replaces All Other Names Used by the Debtor in the last 8 years from page 1 of replaced Official Form 1. © 2015 CINgroup. All Rights Reserved | CINgroup.com