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Chapter 13 Handbooks & Reference Materials

Documents
Date Subject Other Formats
  Handbook for Chapter 13 Standing Trustees, Effective October 1, 2012  
May 4, 2015 Handbook for Chapter 13 Standing Trustees, Effective October 1, 2012 [PDF - 501 KB]
[DOC - 300 KB]
May 4, 2015 List of Changes to Handbook (May 2015) [PDF - 40 KB]
April 7, 2015 List of Changes to Handbook (April 2015) [PDF - 34 KB]
February 18, 2014 List of Changes to Handbook (February 2014) [PDF - 40 KB]
February 28, 2013 List of Changes to Handbook (February 2013) [PDF - 40 KB]
July 3, 2012 Summary of Changes (2012 Handbook vs 1998 Handbook) [PDF - 51 KB]
[DOC - 38 KB]
  Handbook for Chapter 13 Standing Trustees – Supplemental Materials, Effective October 1, 2012  
July 3, 2012 Standing Trustee Pledge of Excellence [PDF - 971 KB]
July 3, 2012

Notice to United States Trustee of Debtor Identity Problem

[PDF - 123 KB]
[DOC - 33 KB]
July 3, 2012

Section 341(a) Meeting of Creditors Required Statements/Questions

[PDF - 20 KB]
[DOC - 35 KB]
July 3, 2012

Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Interpreter Usage Report

[PDF - 53KB]
July 3, 2012 Declaration Regarding Administration of Oath and Confirmation of Identity and Social Security Number [PDF - 15 KB]
[DOC - 29 KB]
July 3, 2012

Guidelines for Trustee Access and Control of Debtor Tax Returns

[PDF - 55 KB]
July 3, 2012

Release of Information

[PDF - 13 KB]
[DOC - 25 KB]
July 3, 2012

Employee Fraud Indicators

[PDF - 11 KB]
[DOC - 31 KB]
July 3, 2012

Sample Rules of Behavior Governing Computer Use

[PDF - 14 KB]
[DOC - 35 KB]
July 3, 2012

Required and Other Insurance

[PDF - 49 KB]
[DOC - 77 KB]
May 2014 United States Trustee Program Chapter 13 Standing Trustee Performance Review Form [PDF - 44 KB]
[DOC - 33 KB]
 

Rules in Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

 
May 31, 2011

Final Rule: Procedures Governing Administrative Review of a United States Trustee’s Decision to Deny a Chapter 12 or Chapter 13 Standing Trustee’s Claim of Actual, Necessary Expenses – June 30, 2011

[PDF - 86 KB]
 

Summary
Note: This rule was published in the Federal Register at 76 Fed. Reg. 31,225 – 31,230 (May 31, 2011) and is codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 28 CFR 58.

 
 

Final Rule:  Suspension & Removal of Panel & Standing Trustees - Oct. 1997

[PDF - 88 KB]
 

Summary
Note: This rule was published in the Federal Register at 62 Fed.Reg. 51740 (Oct. 2, 1997) and is codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 28 CFR 58.6.

 
 

Final Rule:  Qualifications and Standards for Standing Trustees

[PDF - 96 KB]
 

Summary
Note
: This rule was published in the Federal Register at 62 Fed.Reg. 30172 (June 2, 1997) & is codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 28 CFR 58.4.

 
December 5, 2013

Final Rule:  Qualification for Membership on Panels of Private Trustees

[PDF - 229 KB]
 

Audit Process

 
June 29, 2016

Successful Bidders in Selected Regions for Chapter 13 Audits to be Conducted in FY 2017

[PDF - 20 KB]
August 5, 2015

Successful Bidders in Selected Regions for Chapter 13 Audits to be Conducted in FY 2016

[PDF - 12 KB]
July 15, 2014

Successful Bidders for Chapter 13 Audits to be Conducted in FY 2015

[PDF - 27 KB]
May 22, 2014

Second Set of Questions and Answers Concerning 2014 Chapter 13 Audit Bids

[PDF - 28 KB]
May 21, 2014

Questions and Answers Concerning 2014 Chapter 13 Audit Bids

[PDF - 43 KB]
July 7, 2011

Successful Bidders for Chapter 13 Audits to be Conducted in FY2012

[PDF - 14 KB]
May 25, 2011

Questions and Answers Concerning 2011 Chapter 13 Audit Bids – Combined

[PDF - 74 KB]
July 27, 2009

Successful Bidders for Chapter 13 Audits to be Conducted in FY2010

[PDF - 13 KB]
June 5, 2007

Questions and Answers Concerning 2007 Chapter 13 Audit Bids

[PDF - 19 KB]
July 7, 2006

Questions and Answers Concerning 2006 Chapter 13 Audit Bids

[PDF - 19 KB]
July 18, 2005

Questions and Answers Concerning 2005 Chapter 13 Audit Bids

[PDF - 27 KB]
July 12, 2004

Questions and Answers Concerning 2004 Chapter 13 Audit Bids

[PDF - 34 KB]
  Volume 4 of the UST Manual pertaining to Chapter 12 & 13 Case Administration (October 2011)  
Updated August 17, 2017

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