News & Announcements

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A fee increase from 7 cents per page to 8 cents per page for public access to court electronic records (PACER) was approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States at its September 2004 session. The fee increase applies to all systems (CM...

December 8, 2004

from 3:00 PM Friday 12/10/04 until 4:00 PM Saturday 12/11/04.

December 9, 2004

Effective Immediately
Based on the Standing Order effective December 1, 2004, the following procedural guidelines clarify how this document should be filed.

The Notice of Motion, should reflect the Confirmation...

December 10, 2004

Effective January 3, 2005 all documents commencing either a bankruptcy case (petition, lists, schedules, statements, plans, installment agreements, declarations) or adversary proceeding (complaint, cover sheet, summons), not filed via the...

January 3, 2005

Effective July 1, 2005, the court will no longer accept paper documents for filing. All documents submitted to the court must be submitted electronically through the court’s electronic
filing system (CM/ECF). To submit filings via the...

May 16, 2005

Effective Immediately

Step-by-step Procedures:

1) Follow normal process to open Lead case;
2) Run Judge Trustee Assignment for Lead case only;
3) File each additional case. Do not run Judge Trustee Assignment for...

May 23, 2005

If you fail to pay your fees by the end of the day you will be prevented from further e-filing until all fees are paid. You may pay your fees at any time by running the “Internet Fees Due” report which is found under the CM/ECF “Utilities Menu”....

July 1, 2005

Effective July 1, 2005
The Declaration Regarding Electronic Filing, required when filing a petition electronically (ECF) or on diskette, has been revised. For installment cases, the signature of the debtor(s) on the “Declaration” will take...

July 1, 2005