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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.

Fri, 05/10/2019 Seventh Circuit announces Andrea K. McCord as new Bankruptcy Judge

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit announced today that Andrea K. McCord has been appointed as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Indiana. Judge McCord will take office on May 20, 2019, where she...

Tue, 04/16/2019 New Court Calendaring System: What You Need to Know

The Court is changing to a new internal calendaring system effective 4/22.  Click the link below to read the announcement for impact on external customers and the availability of a phone app that gives access to the calendar.


Tue, 03/19/2019 Chapter 13 Plan Form: Edited for Correct Local Rules References

The Chapter 13 plan form as been corrected to fix local rules citations that changed December 1st, 2018.  For more details, click here.

Mon, 03/18/2019 Dollar Amount Changes Effective April 1st

Many dollar amounts in the Bankruptcy Code are changing April 1st.  For more information click here

Tue, 02/19/2019 Departure of Courtroom Deputy Kristin Goss & Courtroom Services Realignment

Courtroom Deputy Kristin Goss is leaving the Court, resulting in some shuffling of duties. For more information, click here.



On January 2, 2019, the Court will accept use of ACH to pay fees.  For details click here.

Mon, 12/03/2018 Alert re: Risk of Sharing Account Credentials

The Court has issued a reminder of the risks associated with sharing PACER log-in credentials with others.  To review the notice, click here.

Fri, 11/30/2018 General Order 18-0002: Order Amending Local Bankruptcy Rules

The Court has issued General Order 18-0002, adopting proposed edits to its local rules. No substantive changes were made to the proposal published for comment in early November.  To review the general order, click...

Wed, 10/31/2018 Credit Abuse Resistance Education Program Info Meeting

The bankruptcy court is hosting an informational meeting about the Credit Abuse Resistance Education Program, which matches volunteer speakers with local schools for the purpose of exposing students to basic credit concepts. For information about...

Thu, 09/20/2018 Tips for Expediting Review of Larger Dockets

The Court recently implemented programming changes that allow ECF users to speed up the process of opening a larger docket by limiting the data that appears on the docket. For details, review the new entry in the Procedures Manual, found here:...