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Fri, 11/04/2016 Proposed Amendments to Local Rules: Public Comment Period

The Judges are considering several minor amendments to the local rules.  The deadline for comments is November 22nd.   More Info

Thu, 10/27/2016 CM/ECF Updates Re: Corrected Events & Stricken Documents, Motion to Compromise and/or Settle, and Successor Trustee Events & Form

The following CM/ECF updates will go into effect the weekend of 10/29/16:
Corrected Events and Stricken Documents
When a document is stricken for failure to correct a deficiency, filers must file a new...

Mon, 10/24/2016 Rules Committee Notice: Tips for Alerting State Court to Bankruptcy Filing

The Local Rules Committee has asked the Court to share this notice of guidance received from state court administration officials concerning how best to give notice of a bankruptcy filing to a state court.  To read that notice, click...

Fri, 10/14/2016 General Order 16-0004: Order Regarding Deposit & Investment of Registry Funds

The Court has updated information about the deposit of registry funds with new General Order 16-0004.  For more information click here.

Tue, 10/11/2016 CM/ECF Updates Re: eWOC & eFinCert Programs & New Adversary Filing Pertaining to Demand Amounts

eWOC and eFinCert Programs Updated
The eWOC (Electronic Withdrawal of Claim) and the eFinCert (Electronic Financial Management Certificate) programs have been updated to collect filer information (e.g., filer name, phone...

Mon, 08/15/2016 General Order 16-0003: Order Amending Local Bankruptcy Rules

The Judges have adopted amendments to the local rules. The changes are effective August 29, 2016. More Info

Thu, 07/14/2016 Notice of Revised General Order Expanding Mortgage Loss Mitigation Procedure to All Divisions -- (July 14, 2016)

Chief Judge Robyn Moberly, acting on behalf of the Court, has signed General Order 16-0002, which replaces General Order 14-0002. The general order has been posted to the Court’s website. A link is here:


Mon, 06/06/2016 Notice of Availability of Digital Audio Files in Certain Matters -- (June 6, 2016)

Audio recordings of selected court proceedings are once again available through PACER – this time for hearings held in all divisions.

Instructions on how to access a recording are ...

Mon, 05/23/2016 Change to § 341 Meeting Location for Residents of Delaware and Randolph Counties

Chapter 7 panel trustee Robert Koor has announced his retirement from the panel of chapter 7 trustees and he will cease accepting new case assignments no later than May 31, 2016.  More...

Wed, 05/04/2016 Proposed Amendments to Local Rules: Public Comment Period

The Court is proposing various amendments to its local rules. Many of the changes are technical, and the reasons for the proposed edits appear in the Comments provided by the Local Rules Committee. ...