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|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.
|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...
|Wed, 10/31/2012||James Carr Press Release||
Chief Judge Frank H. Easterbrook of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is pleased to announce the appointment of James M. Carr to a 14-year term as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the United States District Court for...
|Fri, 10/26/2012||Robyn Moberly Press Release||
Chief Judge Frank H. Easterbrook of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is pleased to announce the appointment of Robyn L. Moberly to a 14-year term as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the United States District Court for...
|Mon, 10/15/2012||Local Rules Update: Correction of Inadvertent Omission||
After publication of the set of Local Rules effective October 1st, it was discovered that during the renumbering and editing process one existing local rule was inadvertently omitted. ...
|Wed, 10/10/2012||Clarification on Order Distribution||
The recent shift in responsibility for distribution of orders has resulted in many inquiries to Clerk staff, and some good suggestions on narrowing the certificate of service requirement for those instances where counsel believes electronic...
|Fri, 09/28/2012||Notice of New Chief Judge||
The United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana has appointed Judge James K. Coachys to serve as Chief Judge of the Bankruptcy Court, effective October 1, 2012.
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|Mon, 09/24/2012||Reminder of Changes to Your Office Practices Resulting from Amendments to Local Rules and Change in Order Distribution||
Amendments to the Local Rules become effective October 1, 2012. Those amendments may significantly impact the office practices of many bankruptcy attorneys because the Court is shifting responsibility for distribution of many notices, as well as...
|Mon, 09/10/2012||Centralized Processing of Returned BNC Mail||
This month, the Judiciary’s Bankruptcy Noticing Center (BNC) contractor will begin accepting, processing and securely disposing of notices that would otherwise be returned to the bankruptcy courts by the United States Postal Service (USPS). ...