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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, 04/05/2021||Consolidated Appropriations Act: Additional Procedural Changes||
The Court earlier announced a supplement to the Presumed Reasonable Fee, in General Order 21-0003, for cases extending plan terms beyond five years pursuant to the CARES Act. The recently adopted Consolidated Appropriations Act (“...
|Thu, 03/11/2021||New Videoconference Tools for Court Hearings||
All the Judges are now or soon will be using Zoom for Government to conduct hearings by videoconference. Click here for more information.
|Mon, 02/22/2021||General Order 21-0003: Order Regarding Supplement to "Presumed Reasonable" Fee in CARES Act Plan Extension Cases||
The Court has issued a general order supplementing the Presumed Reasonable fee in Chapter 13 cases with plans extended under Section 1329(d). To read the general order, click here.
|Tue, 01/12/2021||General Order 21-0001: Procedures for the Filing, Service, and Management of Highly Sensitive Documents||
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana has issued General Order 21-0001 in regards to recent disclosures of wide-spread breaches of both private sector and government computer systems. For specifics, read the...
|Tue, 01/05/2021||Chapter 13: Using the New ECF Filing Events||
The local rules changes effective December 1st, 2020, made some important alterations to Chapter 13 practice. After a few weeks of experience with the new procedures, the Court now offers guidance on proper use of new ECF events. For information...
|Tue, 11/24/2020||Notice of Local Rules Amendments and Chapter 13 Plan Form Change Effective December 1st||
The Judges have adopted edits to the Court’s local rules and the Court’s Chapter 13 plan form effective December 1st. Click here for more information.
|Mon, 11/09/2020||Fee Increases Effective December 1, 2020||
The Judicial Conference is increasing certain fees, effective December 1st, including fees that are part of the total filing fee. For more information click here.
|Thu, 10/22/2020||Proposed Amendments to Local Rules and Chapter 13 Plan: Public Comment Period||
The Court is proposing edits to its local rules and to the Chapter 13 plan form, to be effective December 1, 2020. Click here for a complete set of the...
|Fri, 07/31/2020||New Options for Hearings||
The Court has provided updated information about how it will conduct hearings. You can read the notice here.
|Wed, 07/08/2020||Bankruptcy Judge Position Northern District of Indiana||
The Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit is seeking applications from all qualified applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana with a duty station in South Bend. Click...