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Thu, 05/23/2013 Change in Clerk Coverage of Terre Haute Division

Effective immediately, the Bankruptcy Clerk is no longer able to provide full-time staffing at the Federal Courthouse in Terre Haute.  More Info

Tue, 05/21/2013 Local Rules Now Provided in Different Format

This date the Court made available its Local Rules in the same program as its Procedures Manual and ECF Administrative Policies and Procedures.  More Info

Fri, 05/10/2013 Change in Local Opinions Database

The Court has transitioned to use of the Government Printing Office’s Federal Digital System (“FDSys”) to retain and make available the Court’s opinions.  More...

Tue, 04/09/2013 Indianapolis Division Chapter 13 Practitioners: No More "Consultation Requirement" and Additional Transfer of Chapter 13 Cases to Judge Carr

The Court will be withdrawing General Order 13-0002, which required informal dispute resolution as to Chapter 13 trustee motions to dismiss in the Indianapolis Division and established a “consultation requirement” as to such motions when the...

Thu, 04/04/2013 New Claims Trasnfer Fee Effective May 1, 2013

Effective May 1, 2013, the bankruptcy courts will begin charging a new fee of $25 for each claim transferred. This fee was approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States at its September 2012 session. ...

Wed, 03/13/2013 Dollar Amount Adjustments Effective April 1, 2013

Automatic adjustments will be made on April 1, 2013, to dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, one provision in Title 28, seven Official Bankruptcy Forms which contain adjusted dollar amounts, and two Director's Forms...

Thu, 03/07/2013 Chapter 13 Practitioners: No More Notice of Impending Closure

The Court has determined that the Notice of Impending Closure Without Discharge in Chapter 13 cases will no longer be issued after March 17, 2013.  More...

Wed, 01/23/2013 Notice of Procedure Changes: Agreed Consent to Judgment, Distribution of Wage Assignment Orders, End of Notice of Impending Closure in CHapter 13 Cases

Several procedural changes are being implemented that may require modification of form pleadings or procedures in your office.  More Info

Mon, 01/14/2013 Chapter 13 Practitioners: Revised Model Plan Form Available

The Court has revised the Chapter 13 model plan form, after considering comments to the proposed revisions described in the Court’s announcement of December 11, 2012. ...

Fri, 01/04/2013 For Indianapolis Division Practitioners: Transfer of Cases to Judge Carr

The Court has begun the process of transferring cases to our newest Bankruptcy Judge, James M. Carr. Judge Carr began receiving new cases January 2, 2013, but since Judge Otte retained his existing caseload upon his recall to service, the Judges...