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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, 11/27/2019 Notice of Local Rules Amendment & Chapter 13 Plan Form Change Effective December 1st

The Judges have approved amendments to the local rules and the Chapter 13 plan form. More details appear in the notice, which you can access by clicking here

Tue, 10/29/2019 Proposed Amendments to Local Rules: Public Comment Period

The Court is considering proposed edits to its local rules and to the Chapter 13 plan form.  Comments are due by November 22nd.  To review the proposed edits, click...

Tue, 10/29/2019 Public Notice: Solicitation of Applicants to Serve as Subchapter V Trustees

The United States Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee, seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for inclusion in a pool of trustees who may be appointed on a case-by-case basis to administer cases filed under the...

Tue, 05/21/2019 Information on Case Assignments to Judge McCord and Transfer of Judge Lorch's Cases

Judge McCord has entered case assignment and many of Judge Lorch's cases will soon be transferred to her.  For details, click here.

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.