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Wed, 08/29/2012 Proposed Additions to Local Rules: Comment Period

The Bankruptcy Judges are considering amendments to the local rules. The rules are attached to this notice.  More Info

Wed, 07/11/2012 Proposed Amendments Submitted by the Rules Committee for Consideration by Judges

The Advisory Committee on Local Rules (“the Committee”) convened in late 2011 for the principal purpose of determining how best to include references to the local rules of the District Court. ...

Mon, 06/04/2012 Public Notice to Customers Presenting Checks

When you provide a check as payment, you authorize this court to either use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check
transaction. ...

Thu, 04/05/2012 Change to Required Retention of Original Signature Documents

When electronic filing was implemented in this District, the Court established the requirement that documents with the original signatures, or ‘wet signatures,’ were to be retained by the filer for at least three years after the closing of the...

Tue, 04/03/2012 Change to Voice Case Information System

Effective May 1, 2012, the Court will be turning off its Voice Case Information System (“VCIS”) toll-free number and changing over to a national number and case information system (“McVCIS”).  More Info...

Fri, 03/23/2012 Courtroom Deputy Coverage Changes: Indianapolis, Terre Haute and Evansville Divisions

Effective April 1st, the Courtroom Deputies (“CRDs” or “CRD”) who assist the three Judges stationed in Indianapolis will be dividing the work of each Court by digit rather than Chapter.  More Info...

Thu, 03/22/2012 Candidates Sought for Mediator Panel

In an effort to make alternative dispute resolution more available in cases where the parties or the Court believe that issues can be resolved through that mechanism both timely and cost-effectively, the Court is developing a panel of attorneys...

Tue, 03/06/2012 Courthouse Mailing Address Change

The Court is closing its Indianapolis post office box at the end of March.  More Info

Mon, 02/27/2012 Public Access Fee Increase

Effective April 1, 2012, fees for access to Court records through the PACER service increase from $.08 per page to $.10 per page.  More Info

Tue, 02/21/2012 ARRA Intake Move Notice

Effective Tuesday, February 21, 2012, the public transaction counter for the Indianapolis U.S. Bankruptcy Court Clerk's Office will be temporarily relocated to the U.S. District Court Clerk's Office, Room 105, in the Birch Bayh Federal Building...