Local Rules

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New amendments to Local Rules 1000-1 to 2015-1 and 2090-1 to 9076-1 become effective on August 1, 2018. The amended rules apply to all pending cases as is just and practicable. Practitioners are encouraged to review the amendments as soon as possible. Click here for the General Order implementing the amendments.

              Form 1007-1 Declaration of Electronic Filing (new form number)
              Form 1007-2 Declaration of Evidence of Payments (new form number)
              Form 1007-3 Declaration Under Penalty of Perjury for Debtors Without an Attorney
              Form 1017-1 Motion to Vacate Order of Dismissal and to Reinstate Case
              Form 3003-1 Order Setting and Notice of Deadline for Filing Proof of Claim
              Form 3003-2 Order Setting Initial Hearing on Approval of Disclosure Statement
              Form 3003-3 Order Approving Disclosure Statement and Setting Initial Confirmation Hearing
              Form 7016(b) Notice of Scheduling Conference
              Form 7016-1 Joint Pre-Trial Statement
              Form DS Chapter 11 Disclosure Statement for Individuals and Small Business
              Form 11 Plan Chapter 11 Plan for Individuals and Small Business


Local Rules for practicing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona, are published below.  These include revisions made through December 1, 2017.

Use the links below to view the individual local rules in Web format.

Sample Forms

Archived Local Rules

The following PDF download contains the local rules for Arizona Bankruptcy including revisions made through May 14, 2012.

The following PDF download contains the Local Rules governing Chapter 13 practice in cases filed before October 17, 2005.

Local Rule 5095-1 (prior rule).  Applies to all funds held on deposit in the Registry Account  of the court deposited with the court prior to June 1, 2012.

Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (BAP)

The Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's website can be found here:  http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/bap/.  The website contains links to the BAP local rules, forms, notices and litigants manual, as well as other helpful information.