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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

Northern District of Texas

Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

The following new and amended rules and forms became effective December 1, 2018:

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Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure

Rule 8 Stay or Injunction Pending Appeal
Rule 11 Forwarding the Record
Rule 25 Filing and Service
Rule 26 Computing and Extending Time
Rule 28.1 Cross-Appeals
Rule 29 Brief of an Amicus Curiae
Rule 31 Serving and Filing Briefs
Rule 39 Costs
Rule 41 Mandate: Contents; Issuance and Effective Date; Stay
Form 4 Affidavit Accompanying Motion for Permission to Appeal in Forma Pauperis
Form 7 Declaration of Inmate Filing

 

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Rule 5 Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers
Rule 23 Class Actions
Rule 62 Stay of Proceedings to Enforce a Judgment
Rule 65.1 Proceedings Against a Security Provider

 

Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure

Rule 12.4 Disclosure Statement
Rule 45 Computing and Extending Time
Rule 49 Serving and Filing Papers

 

Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure

Rule 3002.1 Notice Relating to Claims Secured by Security Interest in the Debtor’s Principal Residence
Rule 5005 Filing and Transmittal of Papers
Rule 7004 Process; Service of Summons, Complaint
Rule 7062 Stay of Proceedings to Enforce a Judgment
Rule 8002 Time for Filing Notice of Appeal
Rule 8006 Certifying a Direct Appeal to the Court of Appeals
Rule 8007 Stay Pending Appeal; Bonds; Suspension of Proceedings
Rule 8010 Completing and Transmitting the Record
Rule 8011 Filing and Service; Signature
Rule 8013 Motions; Intervention
Rule 8015 Form and Length of Briefs; Form of Appendices and Other Papers
Rule 8016 Cross-Appeals
Rule 8017 Brief of an Amicus Curiae
Rule 8018.1 (new) District-Court Review of a Judgment that the Bankruptcy Court Lacked the Constitutional Authority to Enter
Rule 8021 Costs
Rule 8022 Motion for Rehearing
Rule 9025 Security: Proceedings Against Security Providers
Part VIII Appendix (new) Appendix: Length Limits Stated in Part VIII of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure

The text of the new and amended rules and forms are posted on the “Current Rules” page of the judiciary’s website at http://www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/current-rules-practice-procedure