Consumer Bankruptcy Journal Fall 2015 - Page 99

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: Part 5, Explain Your Efforts to Receive a Briefing About Credit Counseling (line 15), replaces Exhibit D from Official Form 1. Additionally, this part describes incapacity and disability using a simplified definition, tells the debtor of the ability to file a motion for a waiver, and eliminates statutory reference about districts where credit counseling does not apply because such districts are rare. REVISED – Line #15, replaces Exhibit D from replaced Official Form 1. Additionally, this part describes incapacity and disability using a simplified definition, tells the debtor of the ability to file a motion for a waiver, and eliminates statutory reference about districts where credit counseling does not apply because such districts are uncommon. © 2015 CINgroup. All Rights Reserved | CINgroup.com