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|Mon, 10/21/2013||Update on Lcal Court Budget and Staffing from Chief Judge James Coachys||
In January I alerted the bar to the budget challenges this Court faced. At that time, I advised we would cut six positions by the end of January, reducing Clerk’s office staff to 58. I foreshadowed the possibility of further staff cuts. ...
|Wed, 10/09/2013||Court Operations After "Shutdown"||
The Federal Judiciary is likely to exhaust all available sources of funding some time during the week of October 14, 2013, unless a continuing resolution or other source of funding is passed by Congress and signed by the President before then. ...
|Wed, 09/18/2013||Installment Fee Payments: Process Improvements and Updates||
Effective September 23, 2013, several changes concerning installment fee payments will be implemented. More Info
|Fri, 08/16/2013||Proposed Changes to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and National Forms Published for Public Comment||
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Bankruptcy and Civil Rules have proposed amendments to numerous Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and national forms. The public comment period ends February 15, 2014. ...
|Tue, 07/23/2013||Chapter 13 Practitioners: Revised Model Plan Form Adopted||
Previously, the Court gave notice of proposed edits to the model Chapter 13 plan. The deadline for comments was July 10, 2013. The Court has considered the comments received. ...
|Thu, 07/18/2013||Change to § 341 Meeting Location for Residents of Clinton, Howard and Tipton Counties||
Chapter 7 panel trustee Edward Dechert has announced his retirement from the panel of chapter 7 trustees and he will cease accepting new case assignments on August 1, 2013. ...
|Tue, 07/09/2013||Local Rules Updates for Public Comment||
The Court is proposing updates to several of the local rules. These updates are intended to clarify a few rules; to correct minor variances between the rules and actual practice; and to move more general orders into the local rules. ...
|Mon, 06/24/2013||Chapter 13 Practitioners: Proposed Additions/Edits to Model Plan Form||
After consultations with the Chapter 13 trustees and representatives of the bar, the Court now proposes certain additions and changes to the Model Plan. More Info...
|Mon, 06/17/2013||New Procedure for Chapter 13 Confirmation Hearings||
Historically, the Court has vacated a hearing on a creditor's objection to confirmation if an amended plan is filed prior to the hearing, regardless of whether the amended plan actually resolves,or even addresses, the objection....
|Thu, 06/13/2013||Changes in Courtroom Services - Indianapolis Division||
As a result of one impending departure, one planned retirement, and one transition to a Judicial Assistant position, in the next few weeks the number of Courtroom Deputies serving in the Indianapolis Division will decline by three. Those...