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B25A (Official Form 25A) (1208)

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B25A (Official Form 25A) (1208)

B25A (Official Form 25A) (12/08)

    United States Bankruptcy Court

    __________________ District of _____________

In re , Case No. ____________________

     Debtor

     Small Business Case under Chapter 11

[NAME OF PROPONENT]’S PLAN OF REORGANIZATION, DATED [INSERT DATE]

    ARTICLE ISUMMARY

     This Plan of Reorganization (the “Plan”) under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code (the

    “Code”) proposes to pay creditors of [insert the name of the debtor] (the “Debtor”) from

    [specify sources of payment, such as an infusion of capital, loan proceeds, sale of assets, cash

    flow from operations, or future income]. This Plan provides for __________ classes of

    secured claims; _____ classes of unsecured claims; and ______ classes of equity security holders.

    Unsecured creditors holding allowed claims will receive distributions, which the proponent of

    this Plan has valued at approximately __ cents on the dollar. This Plan also provides for the

    payment of administrative and priority claims [if payment is not in full on the effective date of

    this Plan with respect to any such claim (to the extent permitted by the Code or the claimant’s

    agreement), identify such claim and briefly summarize the proposed treatment.]

     All creditors and equity security holders should refer to Articles III through VI of this

    Plan for information regarding the precise treatment of their claim. A disclosure statement that

    provides more detailed information regarding this Plan and the rights of creditors and equity

    security holders has been circulated with this Plan. Your rights may be affected. You should read these papers carefully and discuss them with your attorney, if you have one. (If you do

    not have an attorney, you may wish to consult one.)

    ARTICLE II

    CLASSIFICATION OF CLAIMS AND INTERESTS

     2.01 Class 1. All allowed claims entitled to priority under ? 507 of the Code

    (except administrative expense claims under ? 507(a)(2), [“gap”

    period claims in an involuntary case under ? 507(a)(3),] and

    priority tax claims under ? 507(a)(8)).

     2.02 Class 2. The claim of , to the extent allowed

    as a secured claim under ? 506 of the Code.

    [Add other classes of secured creditors, if any. Note: Section

    1129(a)(9)(D) of the Code provides that a secured tax claim which

    would otherwise meet the description of a priority tax claim under

    ? 507(a)(8) of the Code is to be paid in the same manner and over

    the same period as prescribed in ? 507(a)(8).]

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     2.03 Class 3. All unsecured claims allowed under ? 502 of the Code.

    [Add other classes of unsecured claims, if any.]

     2.04 Class 4 . Equity interests of the Debtor. [If the Debtor is an individual,

    change this heading to “The interests of the individual Debtor in

    property of the estate.]

    ARTICLE IIITREATMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSE CLAIMS,U.S.

    TRUSTEES FEES, AND PRIORITY TAX CLAIMS

     3.01 Unclassified Claims. Under section ?1123(a)(1), administrative expense claims,

    [“gap” period claims in an involuntary case allowed under ? 502(f) of the Code,] and priority tax

    claims are not in classes.

    3.02 Administrative Expense Claims. Each holder of an administrative expense claim allowed under ? 503 of the Code [, and a “gap” claim in an involuntary case allowed under

    ? 502(f) of the Code,] will be paid in full on the effective date of this Plan (as defined in Article

    VII), in cash, or upon such other terms as may be agreed upon by the holder of the claim and the

    Debtor.

     3.03 Priority Tax Claims. Each holder of a priority tax claim will be paid [specify

    terms of treatment consistent with ? 1129(a)(9)(C) of the Code].

    3.04 United States Trustee Fees. All fees required to be paid by 28 U.S.C. ?1930(a)(6)

     (U.S. Trustee Fees) will accrue and be timely paid until the case is closed, dismissed, or

    converted to another chapter of the Code. Any U.S. Trustee Fees owed on or before the effective

    date of this Plan will be paid on the effective date.

    ARTICLE IVTREATMENT OF CLAIMS AND INTERESTS UNDER THE PLAN

    4.01 Claims and interests shall be treated as follows under this Plan:

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    Class Impairment Treatment Class 1 - Priority [State whether [Insert treatment of priority claims in this Class,

    Claims impaired or including the form, amount and timing of

    unimpaired.] distribution, if any. For example: “Class 1 is

    unimpaired by this Plan, and each holder of a

    Class 1 Priority Claim will be paid in full, in

    cash, upon the later of the effective date of this

    Plan as defined in Article VII, or the date on

    which such claim is allowed by a final non-

    appealable order. Except: ________.”] Class 2 Secured [State whether [Insert treatment of secured claim in this Class,

    Claim of [Insert impaired or including the form, amount and timing of

    name of secured unimpaired.] distribution, if any.] creditor.] [Add class[es] of secured claims if applicable]

    Class 3 - General [State whether [Insert treatment of unsecured creditors in this

    Unsecured impaired or Class, including the form, amount and timing of

    Creditors unimpaired.] distribution, if any.]

    [Add administrative convenience class if

    applicable]

    Class 4 - Equity [State whether [Insert treatment of equity security holders in

    Security Holders impaired or this Class, including the form, amount and

    of the Debtor unimpaired.] timing of distribution, if any.]

    ARTICLE VALLOWANCE AND DISALLOWANCE OF CLAIMS

     5.01 Disputed Claim. A disputed claim is a claim that has not been allowed or

    disallowed [by a final non-appealable order], and as to which either: (i) a proof of claim has been

    filed or deemed filed, and the Debtor or another party in interest has filed an objection; or (ii) no

    proof of claim has been filed, and the Debtor has scheduled such claim as disputed, contingent,

    or unliquidated.

     5.02 Delay of Distribution on a Disputed Claim. No distribution will be made on account of a disputed claim unless such claim is allowed [by a final non-appealable order].

     5.03 Settlement of Disputed Claims. The Debtor will have the power and authority to

    settle and compromise a disputed claim with court approval and compliance with Rule 9019 of

    the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure.

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    ARTICLE VIPROVISIONS FOR EXECUTORY CONTRACTS AND UNEXPIRED

    LEASES

     6.01 Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases.

     (a) The Debtor assumes the following executory contracts and/or unexpired

    leases effective upon the [Insert “effective date of this Plan as provided in Article VII,” “the date

    of the entry of the order confirming this Plan,” or other applicable date]:

     [List assumed executory contracts and/or unexpired leases.]

     (b) The Debtor will be conclusively deemed to have rejected all executory

    contracts and/or unexpired leases not expressly assumed under section 6.01(a) above, or before

    the date of the order confirming this Plan, upon the [Insert “effective date of this Plan,” “the date

    of the entry of the order confirming this Plan,” or other applicable date]. A proof of a claim

    arising from the rejection of an executory contract or unexpired lease under this section must be

    filed no later than __________ (___) days after the date of the order confirming this Plan.

    ARTICLE VII

    MEANS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLAN

     [Insert here provisions regarding how the plan will be implemented as required under

    ?1123(a)(5) of the Code. For example, provisions may include those that set out how the plan

    will be funded, as well as who will be serving as directors, officers or voting trustees of the

    reorganized debtor.]

    ARTICLE VIII

    GENERAL PROVISIONS

     8.01 Definitions and Rules of Construction. The definitions and rules of construction set forth in ?? 101 and 102 of the Code shall apply when terms defined or construed in the Code

    are used in this Plan, and they are supplemented by the following definitions: [Insert additional

    definitions if necessary].

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     8.02 Effective Date of Plan. The effective date of this Plan is the eleventh business day following the date of the entry of the order of confirmation. But if a stay of

    the confirmation order is in effect on that date, the effective date will be the first business

    day after that date on which no stay of the confirmation order is in effect, provided that

    the confirmation order has not been vacated.

     8.03 Severability. If any provision in this Plan is determined to be unenforceable, the determination will in no way limit or affect the enforceability and

    operative effect of any other provision of this Plan.

     8.04 Binding Effect. The rights and obligations of any entity named or referred to in this Plan will be binding upon, and will inure to the benefit of the

    successors or assigns of such entity.

     8.05 Captions. The headings contained in this Plan are for convenience of reference only and do not affect the meaning or interpretation of this Plan.

     [8.06 Controlling Effect. Unless a rule of law or procedure is supplied by federal law (including the Code or the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure), the laws

    of the State of ____________ govern this Plan and any agreements, documents, and

    instruments executed in connection with this Plan, except as otherwise provided in this

    Plan.]

     [8.07 Corporate Governance. [If the Debtor is a corporation include provisions required by ? 1123(a)(6) of the Code.]]

    ARTICLE IX

    DISCHARGE

    [If the Debtor is not entitled to discharge under 11 U.S.C. ? 1141(d)(3) change this

    heading to “NO DISCHARGE OF DEBTOR.”]

    9.01. [Option 1 If Debtor is an individual and ? 1141(d)(3) is not

    applicable]

    Discharge. Confirmation of this Plan does not discharge any debt provided for in

    this Plan until the court grants a discharge on completion of all payments under this Plan,

    or as otherwise provided in ? 1141(d)(5) of the Code. The Debtor will not be discharged

    from any debt excepted from discharge under ? 523 of the Code, except as provided in

    Rule 4007(c) of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure.

    [Option 2 -- If the Debtor is a partnership and section 1141(d)(3) of

    the Code is not applicable]

    Discharge. On the confirmation date of this Plan, the debtor will be discharged

    from any debt that arose before confirmation of this Plan, subject to the occurrence of the

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    effective date, to the extent specified in ? 1141(d)(1)(A) of the Code. The Debtor will

    not be discharged from any debt imposed by this Plan.

    [Option 3 -- If the Debtor is a corporation and ? 1141(d)(3) is not

    applicable]

    Discharge. On the confirmation date of this Plan, the debtor will be discharged

    from any debt that arose before confirmation of this Plan, subject to the occurrence of the

    effective date, to the extent specified in ? 1141(d)(1)(A) of the Code, except that the

    Debtor will not be discharged of any debt: (i) imposed by this Plan; (ii) of a kind

    specified in ? 1141(d)(6)(A) if a timely complaint was filed in accordance with Rule

    4007(c) of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure; or (iii) of a kind specified in ?

    1141(d)(6)(B).

    [Option 4 If ? 1141(d)(3) is applicable]

    No Discharge. In accordance with ? 1141(d)(3) of the Code, the Debtor will not receive any discharge of debt in this bankruptcy case.

    ARTICLE X

    OTHER PROVISIONS

     [Insert other provisions, as applicable.]

     Respectfully submitted,

     By:

    _______________________________________

     The Plan Proponent

    By:_______________________________________

    __

     Attorney for the Plan Proponent

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