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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, 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...

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...

Tue, 02/07/2012 Public Notice Regarding Beverage Policy

Consistent with the recommendation of the United States Marshals Service, effective March 1, 2012, all liquids and beverages are prohibited from being brought into any federal courthouse in the Southern District of Indiana. ...

Fri, 01/13/2012 New Transcript Service

Effective immediately, the Court is using a new company to provide transcripts.  More Info

Fri, 04/22/2011 New Forms Effective December 1, 2015: Electronic Filing Unavailable -- (November 16, 2015)

New national forms take effect December 1, 2015. These new forms include the petition, schedules, and statement of financial affairs. You will want to become familiar with the new forms as soon as possible.