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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.

Thu, 02/01/2018 Notice of Process Changes

The Court has posted a notice of process changes taking effect February 5th, particularly as to use of filing instead of certificate date for calculation of deadlines and quality control for statement of consent.  You can read the notice...

Tue, 01/02/2018 Judge Lorch Status

The Seventh Circuit has renewed its recall of Bankruptcy Judge Basil H. Lorch III through January 3, 2019. He will continue with his current case assignments.

Thu, 12/28/2017 Change in Installment Fee Order

The Judges have edited the form order granting applications to pay fees in installment.  For more information, please click on the link below.
Change in Installment...

Thu, 11/30/2017 CM/ECF Updates Re: Update to Substitution of Appearance Event

The following CM/ECF updates will take effect the weekend of December 3, 2017:
Update to  Substitution of Appearance Event
The event has been updated to Substitution and Withdrawal of Appearance and the...

Tue, 11/28/2017 Employment Opportunity for a Financial Specialist I

The United States Bankruptcy Court is accepting applications for a part time Financial Specialist in its Indianapolis office. Deadline to apply is December 29, 2017.  Please click on the link...

Mon, 11/20/2017 NOTICE: Significant Changes Effective December 1, 2017

The Court has posted a notice about some of the major changes taking effect December 1st, particularly as to ECF events.  You can read the notice here.

Wed, 11/15/2017 Local Rules Edited and New Plan Form Adopted; New Installment Fee Schedule Adopted

The Court has entered three general orders.  The first, 17-0001, adopts amendments to the local rules.  The second, 17-0002,...

Thu, 10/12/2017 CM/ECF Updates Re: NextGen Event Cleanup; Discharge Request program

The following CM/ECF updates will take effect the weekend of October 15, 2017:
NextGen Event Cleanup
Duplicate events have been eliminated. Select text has been updated to distinguish between bankruptcy and...

Wed, 09/13/2017 CM/ECF Update Re: Correct filer information in docket text for application for compensation; Update to appeal/withdraw of reference events; Clarify Order in No Discharge

The following CM/ECF update will take effect the weekend of September 16, 2017:
Correct filer information in docket text for application for compensation
Docket text for Application for Compensation event has...

Tue, 09/12/2017 Proposed Amendments to Local Rules & New Chapter 13 Plan Form: Public Comment Period

Effective December 1, 2017, amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure will require filers to use the national version of a Chapter 13 plan, or a locally adopted version that complies with certain requirements. The Court has decided...