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News & Announcements: November, 2014

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Tue, 11/25/2014 Notice Concerning Applicability of New Appeals Rules to Pending Appeals at District Court

The District Court has determined that the many changes to the rules governing appeals from the bankruptcy court, which become effective December 1st and can be found at new rules 8001-8028, will not apply to any appeals commenced before the...

Wed, 11/19/2014 Case Transfer Process Continues - Remember to Change Judge Initials in Captions

As foreshadowed in a notice dated August 6, 2014, the Court is continuing with the transfer of cases from Judge Frank J. Otte to the Judges who will remain on January 1, 2015. After a mass transfer on November 19th, Judge Otte has just over 1000...

Wed, 11/12/2014 Digital Audio Files No Longer Available

In March of 2011, the Court first began offering digital audio files of certain hearings as part of the electronic record. Those files could be retrieved through PACER. ...

Tue, 11/04/2014 Notice of Changes to National Rules and Forms of New General Order 14-0006 Waiving the Fee for Motions for Protective Order Pursuant to Fed.R.Bankr.P.9037

Several changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure become effective December 1, 2014. Those changes include a complete overhaul of the bankruptcy appeal process. ...

Mon, 11/03/2014 Appointment of Chapter 13 Standing Trustee

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a standing trustee to administer cases filed under chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. The appointment, located in Indianapolis, IN, is for cases...