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Wed, 11/23/2016 General Order 16-0005: Order Amending Local Bankruptcy Rules

Notice of proposed amendments to the local rules of this Court was given to the bar and the public on November 4, 2016. The last date for submitting comments concerning the proposed amendment was November 22, 2016. ...

Wed, 11/23/2016 CM/ECF Updates Re: Updated Fees, Filing of Objections, Surplus Funds, Transferred Cases, Summary Judgment and Motion to Dismiss Case

The following CM/ECF updates will take place the weekend of November 26, 2016:
Updated Fees Effective 12/1/2016
Fees have been updated to match the new fees effective 12/1/2016. An updated Fee Chart is...

Tue, 11/15/2016 CM/ECF Updates Re: Updated Hearing Notice & Duplicate Blue Text re: Withdrawals

The following events went live the weekend of November 11, 2016:
Updated Hearing Notice
When a hearing notice is issued on a creditor’s objection to confirmation, language is inserted stating that the hearing...

Fri, 11/04/2016 Proposed Amendments to Local Rules: Public Comment Period

The Judges are considering several minor amendments to the local rules.  The deadline for comments is November 22nd.   More Info

Fri, 11/04/2016 CM/ECF Updates Re: Motions to Reopen and Retired Judges

The following Motions to Reopen and Retired Judges event will go into effect the weekend of November 4, 2016:
When a Motion to Reopen Bankruptcy Case is filed in a case assigned to a retired judge, another judge is auto-assigned but...

Thu, 10/27/2016 CM/ECF Updates Re: Corrected Events & Stricken Documents, Motion to Compromise and/or Settle, and Successor Trustee Events & Form

The following CM/ECF updates will go into effect the weekend of 10/29/16:
Corrected Events and Stricken Documents
When a document is stricken for failure to correct a deficiency, filers must file a new...

Mon, 10/24/2016 Rules Committee Notice: Tips for Alerting State Court to Bankruptcy Filing

The Local Rules Committee has asked the Court to share this notice of guidance received from state court administration officials concerning how best to give notice of a bankruptcy filing to a state court.  To read that notice, click...

Fri, 10/14/2016 General Order 16-0004: Order Regarding Deposit & Investment of Registry Funds

The Court has updated information about the deposit of registry funds with new General Order 16-0004.  For more information click here.

Tue, 10/11/2016 CM/ECF Updates Re: eWOC & eFinCert Programs & New Adversary Filing Pertaining to Demand Amounts

eWOC and eFinCert Programs Updated
The eWOC (Electronic Withdrawal of Claim) and the eFinCert (Electronic Financial Management Certificate) programs have been updated to collect filer information (e.g., filer name, phone...

Mon, 08/15/2016 General Order 16-0003: Order Amending Local Bankruptcy Rules

The Judges have adopted amendments to the local rules. The changes are effective August 29, 2016. More Info