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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.

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...

Mon, 06/03/2013 On-Line CM/ECF Registration and On-Line CM/ECF Training Launched; New Option for Filing, Amending, and Withdrawing Proofs of Claim

June 3rd is the launch date for several new applications designed to assist the Court’s customers. First, the process of obtaining a CM/ECF log-in and password has gone electronic. ...

Thu, 05/30/2013 Chapter 13 Block Scheduling

Effective June 3, 2013, Block Scheduling will be implemented in the Evansville and Terre Haute divisions for chapter 13 cases. Block Scheduling allows a filing party to select a hearing date and queue up a notice for distribution. ...

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