Federal Committee Issues Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy and Civil Procedure

On August 15, 2013, the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Judicial Conference of the United States issued a Preliminary Draft of Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy and Civil Procedure inviting written comments by February 15, 2014.

The proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are focused heavily on the rules governing pre-trial and discovery practice in federal court litigation.  The proposed changes will affect practitioners and businesses both in anticipation of and preparation for federal court litigation.

For more information about these proposed amendments contact Carson J. Tucker, Chair of the Appeals and Legal Research Group at Lacey & Jones, LLP, a Birmingham law firm serving clients since 1912.  Mr. Tucker can be reached at (248) 283-0763.  For more information about Lacey & Jones, click on the following practice area company pages on Linked In.

Lacey & Jones, LLP’s Appeals and Legal Research Group

Lacey & Jones, LLP’s Insurance Coverage and Recovery Group

Lacey & Jones, LLP’s Civil Litigation Group

 

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