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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.

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...

Mon, 01/13/2014 Public Alert: Scam Emails About Phony Court Cases Carry Computer Virus

The federal judiciary has learned of an email scam, in which emails purporting to come from federal and state courts are infecting recipients with computer viruses.  More...

Thu, 01/02/2014 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. ...

Tue, 12/03/2013 Bankruptcy Judge Position

The Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit is now seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana headquartered in Indianapolis. ...

Tue, 11/19/2013 Recent Edits and Updates to CM/ECF Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual

Over the past year, various edits and updates have been made to the CM/ECF Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual (“the Manual”), which can be found on the Court’s website under the “PACER/Electronic Filing Instructions” link on the left...

Wed, 11/13/2013 Proposed Amendment to Local Rule B-9027-1: Public Comment Period

The Court is proposing an amended version of B-9027-1, on removal. The proposal is attached to this notice, with changes shown in redline or strikeout.  More Info...

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