Rule 4008-1

REAFFIRMATION AGREEMENTS – Amended [August 1, 2013]

     A person filing a reaffirmation agreement shall adhere to the Guidelines for Filing a Reaffirmation Agreement in the Southern District of New York, which shall be available on the Court’s website (http://www.nysb.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/4008-1-guidelines.pdf).

Comment

     This rule was added in 2013 to include in the Local Bankruptcy Rules the requirements established by General Order M-404, relating to reaffirmation agreements. The procedures set forth in the Guidelines for Filing a Reaffirmation Agreement in the Southern District of New York may be amended by the Court after giving notice and opportunity for comment as is appropriate. The Guidelines, which are available on the Court’s website, also may be obtained from the Clerk.