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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.

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

INSB Pro Bono 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...

Tue, 12/03/2019 Important Notice: Plan Form Corrected

A minor omission in the revised Chapter 13 plan form effective 12/1 has been corrected. For more information, click here.

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