BAP Notices and Forms


This site provides information to the public on the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel. Please visit often for updates, BAP decisions, hearing calendars and rules.

Notice: As of December 1, 2013, the fee for taking an appeal from a BAP ruling to the Court of Appeals has increased to $505.00. The BAP is not set up to receive electronic payments. Please mail payment for appeal from a BAP ruling by a check ($505.00 payable to Clerk of Court) to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, P.O. Box 193939, San Francisco, CA 94119-3939.
The fee for taking an appeal from a bankruptcy court ruling to the BAP is $298.

The BAP has issued General Order 2008-2 (effective 12/1/08) repealing interim rules formerly adopted to implement the direct appeal provisions of BAPCPA. The repealed interim rules have been superseded by new amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (effective 12/1/08).
View General Order 2008-2.

The Ninth Circuit Judicial Council recently amended its order establishing the BAP. View the order. The website for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals may be visited by following this link.

A litigants manual for appeals before the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of The Ninth Circuit can be found here.