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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.

Mon, 09/22/2014 The Hon. James K. Coachys to Retire September 30

After 14 years of service as a United States Bankruptcy Judge and a 40 year career in the law, the Honorable James K. Coachys will retire on September 30, 2014.  More...

Tue, 08/26/2014 Proposed Amendments to Local Rules: Public Comment Period

The Court’s Local Rules Advisory Committee has proposed various amendments to the local rules. After a preliminary review and some minor edits, the Judges have directed that the proposals be posted for public comment. ...

Mon, 08/18/2014 Recent Procedures Manual Updates

The Court’s Procedures Manual remains a work in progress, and is frequently being updated. Not every change is highlighted in the Recent Changes to Procedures section on the main page (the Introduction page). The date of the last change to any...

Fri, 08/08/2014 Information on Transfer of Cases Pending Before Retiring Judges

Judge Frank J. Otte will transition from recall status into full retirement effective January 1, 2015. As a result, all of his cases will be transferred to other Judges. ...

Thu, 07/31/2014 Notice of PACER Unavailability

The PACER system will be undergoing maintenance from the evening of Thursday, August 7th through early in the morning of Monday, August 11th and certain functions will be down intermittently. PACER will be completely unavailable from 9:00 AM to 1...

Wed, 07/23/2014 Notice of Changes to Indianapolis Chapter 13 Tuesday Hearing Schedule Effective 10/1/14

The schedule for Chapter 13 hearings on Tuesdays in Indianapolis will change effective October 1st. Hearings will be scheduled with the following starting times:

8:30 AM        Judge Frank J. Otte
10:00 AM     Judge Robyn L....

Wed, 07/23/2014 Appointment to Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the panel of trustees who administer cases filed under chapter 7 of the bankruptcy code. ...

Tue, 07/08/2014 Notice of New Chief Bankruptcy Judge

Because of the impending retirement of current Chief Bankruptcy Judge James K. Coachys on September 30th, the United States District Court has appointed Bankruptcy Judge Robyn L. Moberly to replace him as Chief Bankruptcy Judge, effective August...

Thu, 04/24/2014 Refinement of ECF Events

The Court is required – by BAPCPA and the Judicial Conference – to gather statistics about the use of motions seeking damages for alleged conduct. Those statistics are supposed to be gathered passively – from data generated by the use of certain...

Fri, 04/18/2014 Filing Fee Increase June 1st

The Judicial Conference has voted to raise the fee for filing an adversary proceeding, and the administrative fees charged for filing a new case, effective June 1, 2014. ...

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