Welcome to the official website for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. We have offices in Wilkes-Barre and Harrisburg.

Hon. Henry W. Van Eck Sworn In as Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Hon. Henry W. Van Eck was officially sworn in at 1 pm on April 6, 2017 in Harrisburg, PA, becoming the Middle District's newest Bankruptcy Judge.  Chief Judge Robert N. Opel, II administered the oath of office.  Judge Van Eck replaces Judge Mary D. France, who retired on March 2, 2017.

Free Case Information


Court Locations

Max Rosenn U.S. Courthouse (directions)
197 South Main Street, Room 247
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

570-829-0249(Fax) **Click here for provisions regarding transmitting facsimile documents to the court

Ronald Reagan Federal Building  (directions)
228 Walnut Street Rm 320
Harrisburg, PA 17101

888-531-9485 (Toll Free)
717-901-2822 (Fax)  **Click here for provisions regarding transmitting facsimile documents to the court.

Court Hearing Location ONLY
US Courthouse & Federal Building (directions)
240 West Third Street
Williamsport, PA 17701

News & Announcements

Mon, 2017-04-24
The Court's Electronic Case Filing system (CM/ECF) has been modified to close a security vulnerability. A new warning message may display when PACER users perform queries, run reports or open links in a new tab. This warning message may also...
Thu, 2017-04-20
The Pro Bono and Mediator Recognition Certificates for the period January 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017 are attached below. More »
Wed, 2017-04-19
On April 19, 2017, the Honorable Henry W. Van Eck entered an Administrative Order regarding an exception to Local Bankruptcy Rule 9073-1 in Ch. 13 cases before him.  Website Changes posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017: General Orders:...
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