Other Important Things to Know

Bankruptcy Code and Rules

Bankruptcy cases are subject to federal laws contained in Title 11 of the United States Code.  Procedural aspects of bankruptcy cases are governed by the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure.  The Bankruptcy Code and Rules may be accessed using the links below:

Title 11 United States Code

Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure

Local Rules

The District of New Jersey has local rules of practice.  Individuals representing themselves are responsible for complying with all the requirements. The local rules can be purchased at the court or viewed on line at www.njb.uscourts.gov.