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|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...
|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 program for Chapter 13 cases in...
|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 Info
|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. ...