SD Miss Bankr: S.D. Miss. Bankr.: Bankruptcy Official Form Changes Due to CARES Act


U. S. Bankruptcy Court - S. D. Miss

Applies to: All Filers

Effective: Immediately

Case type: Bankruptcy Cases

Guidance: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”). Section 1113

The enactment of the CARES Act requires one-year amendments to five official bankruptcy forms to account for a new definition of “debtor” applicable to subchapter V of chapter 11 and a new exclusion from the definitions of “current monthly income” and “disposable income.”

The Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules has exercised the authority delegated to it by the Judicial Conference to make conforming technical changes to the following forms:

Official Form #

Form Description

Change Location


Voluntary Petition for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy

Line 13


Voluntary Petition for Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy

Line 8


Chapter 7 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income

Line 10


Chapter 11 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income

Line 10


Chapter 13 Statement of Your Current Monthly and Calculation of Commitment Period

Line 10

To view or download the official forms, click this link

Registered filers that use proprietary software to file documents with the Bankruptcy Court should contact their respective software providers regarding an update that accommodates these most recent changes in official bankruptcy forms.

If you have questions, contact Collette Derouen at 228-563-1793 or

Danny L. Miller
Clerk of Court