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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. ...

Thu, 04/17/2014 Chapter 13 Practitioners: Availability of Streamlined Process for Withdrawal of Plan Objections

Effective April 21, 2014, e-filers will have available a new event that will allow withdrawal of an objection to a Chapter 13 plan without attaching a PDF. ...

Wed, 04/02/2014 Court's Approach to CM/ECF Access Issues

Thanks to all who responded to the request for input on how the Court should handle situations where ECF is unavailable because of system problems on the Court’s end, and how the Court should handle weather emergencies that may create access...

Mon, 02/10/2014 New Albany Chapter 13 Practitioners: Availability of Mortgage Loss Mitigation Mediation Program

New Albany Chapter 13 Practitioners: Judge Lorch has signed General Order 14-0002 now posted on the Court’s Website, that establishes a mortgage loss mitigation mediation...

Mon, 02/03/2014 Order Amending Local Bankruptcy Rules and Rescinding General Order 03-0011

Notice of proposed amendments to the local rules of this Court was given to the bar and the public on January 2, 2014. The last date for submitting comments concerning the proposed amendment was January 31, 2014. ...

Tue, 01/21/2014 ECF Access on January 15th and Effect of Snow Storm on Court Operations: Opportunity for Comment

Electronic filers may have experienced difficulty with filing cases and pleadings on Wednesday, January 15th from about 9:00 AM Eastern time to early afternoon. Those problems resulted from a Distributed Denial of Service (“DDoS”) attack directed...

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