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|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. More Info...
|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||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. ...
|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
|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. More Info
|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...