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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, 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). ...

Wed, 08/29/2012 Notice of Effective Date of Amendments to Local Rules

The Bankruptcy Judges have adopted the amendments to the Local Rules previously circulated for public comment, with slight revisions. ...

Wed, 08/29/2012 Proposed Additions to Local Rules: Comment Period

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

Wed, 07/11/2012 Proposed Amendments Submitted by the Rules Committee for Consideration by Judges

The Advisory Committee on Local Rules (“the Committee”) convened in late 2011 for the principal purpose of determining how best to include references to the local rules of the District Court. ...

Mon, 06/04/2012 Public Notice to Customers Presenting Checks

When you provide a check as payment, you authorize this court to either use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check
transaction. ...

Thu, 04/05/2012 Change to Required Retention of Original Signature Documents

When electronic filing was implemented in this District, the Court established the requirement that documents with the original signatures, or ‘wet signatures,’ were to be retained by the filer for at least three years after the closing of the...

Tue, 04/03/2012 Change to Voice Case Information System

Effective May 1, 2012, the Court will be turning off its Voice Case Information System (“VCIS”) toll-free number and changing over to a national number and case information system (“McVCIS”). ...

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