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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...

Wed, 12/19/2012 Proposed Amendments to Local Rules: Public Comment Period

The Bankruptcy Judges are considering amendments to the local rules. The proposed amendments are attached.  More Info

Wed, 12/12/2012 Court Budget Information from Chief Judge James K. Coachys

Chief District Judge Young has written to the Indiana State Bar Association describing the potential impact of the ‘fiscal cliff’ on District Court operations.   More...

Tue, 12/11/2012 For Chapter 13 Practitioners: Proposed Addition to Model Chapter 13 Plan

A previous notice alerted the Chapter 13 bar to concerns about settlements of trustee motions to dismiss that might trigger the need for the filing and notice of a motion to modify the plan. See the Court’s notice of November 5, 2012, entitled “...

Fri, 12/07/2012 Indianapolis Tuesday Court Calendar Alert

Beginning February 12, 2013, Judge Moberly's Chapter 13 matters will be set at 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM. Judge Carr's Chapter 13 matters will be set starting at 3:00 PM.  Please check your hearing notices for the correct time. ...

Tue, 11/13/2012 Chapter 11 Filing Fee Increase

On November 21st, the filing fee for a Chapter 11 case will increase. The amount due at filing will total $1213.00.
The Chief Judge has issued a new General Order, 12-0005, that establishes the installment fee payments for the...

Mon, 11/05/2012 Update on Order Distribution Process

After a few weeks’ experience with the new order distribution process, the Judges have decided to make a few additional changes.  More Info

Mon, 11/05/2012 For Chapter 13 Practitioners: Recent Developments Regarding Motions to Modify Plan

The recent local rules change shifting responsibility for noticing any motion to modify a confirmed plan has brought to light some new concerns about common practices. In addition, many have sought from Court staff guidance on the required...