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|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...
|Fri, 06/26/2020||New PACER Website||
Check out PACER’s newly redesigned, informational and resource website, https://pacer.uscourts.gov.
The website provides information about how the public can access federal court records...
|Tue, 06/16/2020||Pro Bono/Pro Se Attorney Volunteer Recognition||
|Tue, 06/16/2020||General Order 20-0008: Order Regarding Chapter 13 Procedure Changes Resulting from CARES Act||
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana has issued General Order 20-0008, setting new policies in Chapter 13 cases resulting from the CARES Act. Those policies concern notices of mortgage forbearance and requests...
|Thu, 03/19/2020||General Order 20-0002: Order Concerning Temporary Waiver of Signature Requirement on Debtor's Documents||
The Court’s ECF Administrative Policies and Procedures, which have the same effect as a local rule pursuant to Local Rule B-5005-4, provide that an attorney may use the accepted e-signature format for a debtor client on a document filed with the...
|Thu, 03/19/2020||Notice of General Continuance of 341 Meetings of Creditors||
Effective immediately, all in-person chapter 7, 12, and 13 section 341 meetings scheduled through April 10, 2020, are hereby continued until a later date to be determined. Click here...
|Fri, 02/21/2020||Coming Soon - - New Version of ChapMobile||
On April 22, 2019, the Court began using a new internal calendar and chambers case management program called CHAP (Chambers Automation Program). We are pleased to announce the newest version of the ChapMobile App will be released soon. If you...
|Wed, 02/12/2020||Forms and ECF Event Changes for Small Business Reorganization Act||
The Small Business Reorganization Act (“SBRA”) takes effect on February 19th. SBRA establishes a new Subchapter V within Chapter 11 and will result in changes to forms and to ECF events on its effective date. For more information click...
|Mon, 02/03/2020||General Order 20-0001: Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rules||
The Court has adopted by general order the changes to the national rules needed to implement SBRA. For more information review the general order here. Watch for a notice about new ECF events for use...