TopForm by Fastcase Release Notes

Fastcase TopForm September 27 2016 release notes.

Application Changes to TopForm Classic

Added a link to TopForm Web

Added the ability to export the Master Address List (under Preferences > Master Addresses)

Forms Updated/Added

We updated over 200 forms. See Full List Here

Exemptions updated/added

We updated over 1000 exemptions. See Full List Here

 

Fastcase TopForm May 1 2016 release notes.

Application Changes

Fixed bug keeping users in certain jurisdictions from e-filing
Updated links on the Help page

Form Updates

Changes have been made to the following forms:
• B-2000 Required Lists, Schedules, Statements and Fees (12/15)
• B-107 Statement of Financial Affairs for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy
• F 10007-1.MAILING.LIST.VERIFICATION – Verification of Master Mailing List of Creditors (CAC)
• F 3015-1.12.ORDER.CH13.FEES – Order on Application for Supplemental Fees (CAC)
• F 4001-1.RFS.RESPONSE – Response to Motion Regarding the Automatic Stay and Declaration(s) in Support (CAC)
• F 4001-1.RFS.UD.ORDER – Order Granting Motion for Relief from the Automatic Stay Under 11 U.S.C. § 362 (Unlawful Detainer) (CAC)
• CSD 1099 – Balance of Schedules and/or Chapter 13 Plan (CAS)
• Chapter 13 Plan (CO)
• Chapter 13 Plan (GAS)
• Chapter 13 Plan (ID)
• Chapter 13 Plan (INN)
• Chapter 13 Plan (MSN)
• Chapter 13 Plan (MOE)
• Statement Re Payment Adices (Debtor) (NCE)
• Motion for Discharge and Certificate Re: Plan Completion – Joint Debtor (NCW)
• Disclosure of Attorney Fee Procedure (NCW)
• 1300.05 Chapter 13 Plan (OR)
• Chapter 13 Plan (PAM)
• Chapter 13 Plan (RI)
• Chapter 13 Plan (TXS)
• Chapter 13 Plan (TXW) (Austin Division)
• Debtor’s Certification of Compliance with 11 U.S.C. §1328 for the Western District (VAW)

Adjustments to dollar amounts for the means test affect the following forms:
• 122A-1 Chapter 7 Statement of Debtor’s Current Monthly Income
• 122A-2 Chapter 7 Means Test Calculation
• 122C-1 Statement of Debtor’s Current Monthly Income and Calculations of Commitment Period
• 122C-2 Chapter 13 Calculations of Your Disposable Income

Fastcase TopForm April 12 2016 Patch release notes.

Application Changes

Updated federal exemptions
Updated means test notification box

Form Updates

B 204: Fixed bug preventing the form from opening in non-individual cases with more than 1000 creditors
Updated names of several forms to reflect form revision dates
Updated forms to reflect automatic dollar-amount adjustments in the following forms:
B 207
B 122A-2
B 107
B 2000

Fastcase TopForm April 1 2016 release notes.

Application Changes

The Census Bureau’s Median Family Income has been updated

Form Updates

B 106C: Bug referring to vehicles in Schedule A/B by the wrong line number has been fixed.
B 107: Checkbox error in the form has been fixed.
B 206A/B: Adjusted attachments
B 204: Fixed bug preventing the form from opening in cases with more than 1000 creditors
B 101: Fixed bug preventing debtors’ aliases from saving

Automatic adjustments to dollar amounts in the Bankruptcy Code have affected the following forms:
Official Form 106C, The Property You Claim as Exempt, Line 3
Official Form 107, Your Statement of Financial Affairs for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy, Line 6
Official Form 122A-2, Chapter 7 Means Test Calculation, Lines 29 and 40
Official Form 122C-2, Chapter 13 Calculation of Your Disposable Income, Line 29
Official Form 201, Voluntary Petition for Non-Individuals, Line 8
Official Form 207, Statement of Your Financial Affairs, Lines 3 and 4
Official Form 410, Proof of Claim, Line 12
Director’s Form 2000, Required Lists, Schedules, Statements, and Fees, Pages 2, 3, and 4
Director’s Form 2830, Chapter 13 Debtor’s Certifications Regarding Domestic Support Obligations and Section 522(q), Part III
Instructions for Individual Debtors, Pages 8 and 22
Instructions for Non-Individual Debtors, Page 12
Director’s Form 2500E, Instructions, Page 1

Fastcase TopForm January 8 2016 release notes.

Application Changes

Cases involving business debtors allow for the business type to be selected for debtors who are not sole proprietors.
Bugs preventing debtor.txt from being accepted by CM/ECF have been corrected. Please re-generate any debtor.txt files for cases which were not accepted.
Bug providing incorrect means test data for counties added in the May 15, 2015 release on copies of TopForm installed after the December 1, 2015 update has been fixed.

Form Updates

All – B 101 and B-201 correctly display the state abbreviations for Nebraska and Montana.
All – B 106E/F provides the correct ZIP codes for additional contacts for priority creditors.
All – B 107 correctly displays marital status.
All – B 122A-1Supp provides accurate national standards when used to prepare the means test.
All – B 122A-2 allows the user to override the presumption of abuse if the debtor has sufficient additional expenses.
All – B 206E/F correctly handles overflow.
All – B 410 correctly handles overflow.
Misc – Bug reverting forms which were previously updated during the July 1, 2015 and May 15, 2015 releases to their previous state has been fixed.

Fastcase TopForm December 1 2015 release notes.

 
Updated to Version 15.

Fastcase TopForm November 1 2015 release notes.

Application Changes

The Census Bureau’s Median Family Income; Administrative Expense Multipliers; the IRS National Standards for Allowable Living Expenses; Local Standards for Transportation, Housing; and Utilities Expenses have been updated. The updated data goes into effect for all cases filed on or after November 1, 2015.

Fastcase TopForm July 1 2015 release notes.

Application Changes

Bug preventing certain forms from appearing has been fixed.
Bug preventing error logs from being generated in the event of a program crash has been fixed.
Bug creating a National Region in the Means Test has been fixed.
New Zip Codes added to counties in Pennsylvania.
County Codes for the Northern District of New York were updated.

Forms updated/added

CAE – Amendment Cover Sheet (CAE)
MIW – Asset Protection Report (MIW)
NYS – Loss-Mitigation Request – By the Debtor (NYS)
OKW – Pay Advice Cover Sheet – Debtor (OKW)
OR – 1305 Disclosure of Compensation for Chapter 13 Case (OR)
OR – Certification of Payment of Domestic Support Obligations and Statement re §522(q)(1) Applicability (OR)
PAW – Notice Regarding Filing of Mailing Matrix (PAW)
TXN – Declaration for Electronic Filing of Bankruptcy Petition, Lists, Statements, and Schedules (TXN)
UT – Amendment Declaration (UT)

Fastcase TopForm May 15 2015 release notes.

Application Changes

The Census Bureau’s Administrative Expense Multipliers, the IRS National Standards for Allowable Living Expenses; Local Standards for Transportation, Housing; and Utilities Expenses have been updated. The updated data goes into effect for all cases filed on or after May 15, 2015.
Users will no longer be prompted to update the Means Test Data for filed cases.
Counties added and updated.
Support Center now links to the Topform Solutions Website.
Local Bankruptcy Court Websites link fixed.

Exemptions updated/added

Alabama
Alaska
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Idaho
Iowa
Maine
Maryland
Michigan
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
North Carolina
North Dakota
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Vermont
Virgin Islands
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

Forms updated/added

CAC – F 4003-2.2.AVOID.LIEN.PP.ORDER – Order Granting/Denying Motion Avoid Judicial Lien Under 11 U.S.C. § 522(f) and For Turnover of Personal Property
CAC – F 1017-1.1.NOTICE.DEBTOR.CONVERT – Notice of Debtor’s Motion to Convert Case Under 11 U.S.C. § 706(a)
CAC – F 1017-1.4.NOTICE.CONVERT.CH12 – Notice of Conversion from Chapter 12 to Chapter 7
CAC – F 4001-1.RFS.PP.ORDER – Order Granting Motion for Relief from the Automatic Stay Under 11 U.S.C. § 362 (Personal Property)
CAC – F 9013-1.2.NO.HEARING.DEC – Summons and Declaration Re: Entry of Order Without Hearing Pursuant to LBR 9013-1(O)
CAC – F 9013-1.3.OPPOSITION.REQ.HEARING – Notice of Opposition
CAE – Verification of Master Address List
GAS – Notice of Motion to Avoid Judgment Lien
MIW – Debtor’s Motion to Defer Entry of Discharge
MN – Signature Declaration – Electronic Filing
NYS – Loss – Mitigation Request – By the Debtor
PAM – 3015-3(a) – Pre-Confirmation Certification of Compliance
TXE – Verification of Creditor Matrix

Fastcase TopForm April 1 2015 release notes.

Application Changes

The Census Bureau’s Median Family Income has been updated. The updated data goes into effect for all cases filed on or after April 1, 2015.
Improved MicroBilt Support.
Error Handling now provides a link to the Topform Solutions Website.

Fasecase TopForm March 4 2015 release notes.

Forms updated/added

All –  Statistical Summary of Certain Liabilities and Related Data ( 28 U.S.C. Sec. 159)
All – Certificate of Compliance With Rule 8015(a)(7)(B) or 8016(d)(2)
All – Optional Appellee Statement of Election to Proceed in District Court
All – Notice of Appeal and Statement of Election
All – Chapter 13 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income and Calculation of Commitment Period
All – Chapter 13 Calculation of Your Disposable Income
ALS – Motion for Discharge in Chapter 12 and 13 Cases and Debtor’s Certification of Domestic Support Obligations (ALS)
CAC – F2016-12 – Application for Payment of Interim or Final Fees/Expenses (CAC)
CAC – Compensation Statement of Attorney (Disclosure of Compensation of Attorney for Debtor) (CAC)
CAC – F3015-1.16 – Debtor’s Motion for Authority to Sell Real Property (CAC)
CAC – F9013-1.1 – Notice of Motion (CAC)
CAN – Statement Re: Pending Proceedings §522(Q) (1) (A)or (B) (CAN) (San Jose Division)
CAS – CSD 1020 – Form 3b Application for Waiver of Filing Fee (CAS)
CAS – CSD 1182 – Notice of Motion (CAS)
DC – Order Granting Motion for Entry of Discharge (DC)
FLS – Debtor’s Notice of Compliance Amending Creditor Information (FLS)
FLS – Form 3a – Application to Pay Filing Fee in Installments (FLS)
HI – Motion to Convert Chapter 7 Case to Another Chapter (HI)
KYE – Amendment to Plan – Addition of Non-Exempt Proceeds from Inheritance or Other Right to Receive Income or Property (KYE)
MOW – Verification by Debtor(s) (MOW)
OR – Payment Order (OR)
PAM – 3015-3(a)- Pre-Confirmation Certification Compliance – Joint Debtor (PAM)
PAM – 3015-2(a)- Certificate Re: Service of Amended Chapter 13 Plan (PAM)
PAW – Amendment Cover Sheet (PAW)

Fasecase TopForm February 6 2015 release notes.

Application change

Improved MicroBilt Support

Forms updated/added

All – Chapter 7 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income
All – Statement of Exemption from Presumption of Abuse Under §707(b)(2)
All – Chapter 7 Means Test Calculation
All – Chapter 11 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income

Fastcase TopForm 14 December 2014 Release Notes.

Forms updated/added

All – B 3A – Application for Individuals to Pay the Filing Fee in Installments (12/14)
All – B 3B – Application to Have the Chapter 7 Filing Fee Waived (12/14)
All – B 06 Summary of Schedules (12/14)
All – B-06 Statistical Summary of Certain Liabilities (12/14)
All – B 17A – Notice of Appeal and Statement of Election (12/14)
All – B 17B – Optional Appellee Statement of Election to Proceed in District Court (12/14)
All – B 17C – Certificate of Compliance with Rule 8015(a)(7)(B) or 8016(d)(2) (12/14)
All – B 22A-1 – Chapter 7 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income (12/14)
All – B 22A-1 – Supp Statement of Exemption from Presumption of Abuse Under §707(b)(2) (12/14)
All – B 22A-2 – Chapter 7 Means Test Calculation (12/14)
All – B 22B – Chapter 11 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income (12/14)
All – B 22C-1 – Chapter 13 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income and Calculation of Commitment Period (12/14)
All – B 22C-2 – Chapter 13 Calculation of Your Disposable Income (12/14)

Fastcase TopForm November 2014 Release Notes.

The Census Bureau’s Median Family Income has been updated. The updated data goes into effect for all cases filed on or after November 1, 2014.

Program Changes

Filings that should be filed in the Syracuse Office of N.D.N.Y will now be filed in the proper office.

Fastcase TopForm September 2014 Release Notes.

Exemptions updated/added

South Dakota
Wyoming

Forms updated/added

All – Schedule J
All – Motion to Convert Chapter 7 case to Chapter 13
All – Motion to Convert Chapter 13 case to Chapter 7
CAE – Verification of Master Address List
CAS – CSD 1100 – Amendment Cover Sheet

Fastcase TopForm August 2014 Release Notes.

Forms updated/added

All – B 132 – Application for Search of Bankruptcy Records
All – Form 16B – Caption (Short Title)
All – Form 16D – Caption for Use in Adversary Proceeding
All – Notice of Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Case, Meeting of Creditors & Deadlines (Chapter 12 Corporation/Partnership Family Farmer or Family Fisherman)
All – Notice of Objection to Claim
All – Numbered List of Creditors – Debtor
All – Numbered List of Creditors – Joint Debtor
All – Proof of Claim
ALM – Chapter 13 Plan
CAC – Certificate of Compliance and Application for Entry of Discharge – Debtor
CAC – F 7055-1.2 – Default Judgment (Without Prior Judgment)
CAC – F3015-1.14 – Order on Chapter 13 Debtor’s Motion
CAC – F7016-1.2 – Status Conference and Scheduling Order
CAC – Notice of Available Chapters
CAC- F 4001-1 Order Granting Motion for Order Imposing a Stay or Continuing the Automatic Stay
CAE – Notice to Individual Consumer Debtor(s)
CAS – CSD 1020 – Form 3b Application for Waiver of Filing Fee
CAS – CSD 2120 – Certification of Eligibility for Discharge
CAS – Rights and Responsibilities of Chapter 13 Debtors and Attorneys
CO – Cover Sheet for Reaffirmation Agreement 4008.1
CO – Local Bankruptcy Form 1002-1 Cover Sheet for Petition
FLM – Order Authorizing Employment of Attorney
FLN – Agreed Motion to Abate Plan Payments – Local Form 28
FLN – Debtor(s)’ Election to Abate Plan Payment – Local Form 13-29
FLN – Debtor(s)’ Election to Use a Portion of Tax Refund – Local Form 13-30
FLS – Debtor’s Certificate of Compliance, Motion for Issuance of Discharge Before Completion of Plan Payments, and Notice of Deadline to Object (LF-97B)
GAN – Chapter 13 Plan
MD – LBF-H Order Granting Motion to Avoid Lien on Debtor’s Principle Residence
MD – LBF-L Order Granting Motion to Value Collateral and to Avoid Security Interest
MIW – Declaration Re: Electronic Filing
MOW7 – Motion for Entry of Chapter 13 Discharge
NNM – Signature Page: Declaration by Self-Represented Individual
PAM – 3015-5 – Certification in Support of Discharge – Debtor
PAM – 3015-5 – Certification in Support of Discharge – Joint Debtor
TXN – Declaration for Electronic Filing of Amended Petition, Original/Amended Bankruptcy Statements and Schedules, and/or Amended Master Mailing List (Matrix)
TXN – Declaration for Electronic Filing of Bankruptcy Petition and Master Mailing List (Matrix)
TXN – Declaration for Electronic Filing of Bankruptcy Petition, Lists, Statements, and Schedules
VT – Form Y-8 – Wage Withholding Authorization
WIE – Form 21 – Statement of Social Security Number
WIE – Notice and Request to Modify Chapter 13 Plan

Fastcase TopForm June 2014 Release Notes.

Application change

Filing fees have been updated. The updated data goes into effect for all cases filed on or after June 1,
2014.

Forms updated/added

All – B3 – Application and Order for Individuals to Pay the Filing Fee in Installments
All – B3B – Application and Order to Have the Chapter 7 Filing Fee Waived
All – B200 – Required Lists, Schedules, Statements and Fees
All – B201A – Notice to Individual Consumer Debtor(s)
All – B-26 – Periodic Report Regarding Value, Operations, and Profitability of Entities in which the Estate of Debtor Holds a Substantial or Controlling Interest
CAC – F 3015-1.12 – Order on Application for Supplemental Fees
CAC – F 1017-1.1 – Order on Debtor’s Motion to Convert Case
CAC – F 3015-1.03 – Order Confirming Chapter 13 Plan
CAC – F 4001-1 – Order Re Motion to Terminate Stay
CAC – F 4001-1 – Order Granting Relief from Automatic Stay – Personal Property
CAC – F 4001-1 – Order Granting Relief from Automatic Stay – Real Property
CAC – F 4001-1 – Order Granting Relief from Automatic Stay – Unlawful Detainer
CAC – F 5010-1.1 – Order on Debtor’s Motion to Reopen
CAC – F 9075-1.1 – Order Granting or Denying Hearing on Shortened Notice
CAC – F 3015-1.02 – Notice of 341(a)/Conference Hearing with Copy of 13 Plan
CAC – Bankruptcy Petition Preparer Guidelines
CAE – Wage Order – Debtor
CAE – Wage Order – Joint Debtor
CAE – Verification of Master Address List
CAS – CSD 1099 – Balance of Schedules and/or Chapter 13 Plan
CAS – Rights and Responsibilities of Chapter 13 Debtors and Their Attorney (Business Case)
CO – Chapter 13 Plan
HI – Cover Sheet for Amendments
INS – Rights and Responsibilities of Chapter 13 Debtors and Attorney
MN – Compensation Statement of Attorney
NM – Signature Page: Declaration by Debtor
NYS – Declaration Re: Electronic Filing
OHN – Order Confirming Plan (Akron Division)
VAE – Amendment Cover Sheet for the Eastern District
WAW – Chapter 13 Trustee Information Sheet

Fastcase TopForm May 2014 Release Notes.

Application change

The Census Bureau’s Administrative Expense Multipliers, the IRS National Standards for Allowable Living Expenses; Local Standards for Transportation, Housing; and Utilities Expenses have been updated. The updated data goes into effect for all cases filed on or after May 1, 2014.

Forms Updated /Added

  • All – Schedule B – Personal Property
  • All – Proof of Claim
  • All – Small Business Monthly Operating Report
  • All –Statement Under Penalty of Perjury Concerning Payment Advices (Debtor)
  • All – Statement Under Penalty of Perjury Concerning Payment Advices (Joint Debtor)
  • All – Form 1 – Voluntary Petition
  • All – Notion of Objection to Claim
  • All – Judgment by Default (on Requested Entry of Judgment Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ P. 55(b) (1)) B-261A
  • DE – Chapter 13 Plan Analysis
  • FLS – Debtor’s Certificate of Compliance, Motion for Issuance of Discharge and Notice of Deadline to Object (Chapter 13 Cases) (LF-97A)
  • LAE – Declaration Regarding Electronic Filing (LAE)

Branding

Where applicable, we’ve removed the references to Collier and LexisNexis.

Fastcase TopForm April 2014 Release Notes.

Application change

The Census Bureau’s Median Family Income has been updated. The updated data goes into effect for all cases filed on or after April 1, 2014.

Forms updated / added

  • AK- Declaration Re: Electronic Filing – Individual/Joint (AK)
  • AK – Declaration Re: Electronic Filing – Corporation/Partnership (AK)
  • AK – Statement under Penalty of Perjury Concerning Payment Advice (Debtor) (AK)
  • AK – Statement under Penalty of Perjury Concerning Payment Advice (Joint Debtor) (AK)
  • ALM – Statement Under Penalty of Perjury Concerning Payment Advices Due Pursuant to 11 USC 521)
  • ALM – Statement Under Penalty of Perjury Concerning Payment Advices Due Pursuant to 11 USC 521)
  • AZ – Declaration Re: Electronic Filing (AZ)
  • CAC – F 3015-1.08.DEC.TAX.DSO: DECLARATION RE FILING OF TAX RETURNS AND PAYMENT OF DOMESTIC SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS1 (PRE-CONFIRMATION)
  • CAS– Rights and Responsibilities of Chapter 13 Debtors and Their Attorney (Business Case)(CAS)
  • CAS– Rights and Responsibilities of Chapter 13 Debtors and Their Attorney (Consumer Case)(CAS)
  • CAS – CSD 3001 – Caption for Use in Adversary Proceeding (CAS)
  • CAS – CSD 1000 – Caption for Bankruptcy Cases (CAS)
  • All – Certificate of Mailing
  • INS – Debtor’s Certification of Employment Income Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. Sect. 521(a)(1)(B)(iv)
  • MT – Statement of Domestic Support Obligations was added as MT02
  • MT – Notice of Compliance with 521 was added as MT03
  • NYE – Affidavit Pursuant to Local Rule 1009-1(A) (NYE)
  • OHN – Statement Under Penalty of Perjury Concerning Payment Advices Due Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §521(a)(1)(B)(iv)
  • OHN – Statement Under Penalty of Perjury Concerning Payment Advices Due Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §521(a)(1)(B)(iv)
  • OR – Individual Debtor’s Application to Pay Filing Fees in Installments
  • OR – Form 8 Chapter 7 Statement of Intention (OR)
  • RI0 -Form F – Consent Order re: Status Hearing On Loss Mitigation
  • RI0 – Form E – Joint Loss Mitigation Status Report
  • WIE – Chapter 13 Plan (WIE)

Branding

Where applicable, we’ve removed the references to Collier and LexisNexis. Welcome to the Fastcase team!

· CAE5

· MIW01

· NYS22

· OKW04

· OR12

· OR4

· PAW7

· TXN01

· TXS012

· UT02