Welcome

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.

Revision to Judge Robert Opel's 2018 General Hearing Calendar

Please note that January 11, 2018 has been added to Judge Opel's 2018 General Hearing Calendar as a Wilkes-Barre Miscellaneous Hearing Date.  A current 2018 General Hearing Calendar can be found here:  http://www.pamb.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/judge%20calendars/GeneralCalendar2018RNO.pdf

Please refer to this revised calendar for future hearing dates.


** Revisions to the Administrative Procedures for Electronic Case Filing **

There have been significant revisions to the Court's Administrative Procedures applicable to Electronic Case Filing.  The new procedures are available on the Court's website here.  Pursuant to Local Bankruptcy Rule 5005-1(a), all parties electronically filing with the court must comply with these Administrative Procedures.  Please take the time to familiarize yourself with these updated requirements


** Amended Order Amending Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms Effective 12/01/2017 **

The Honorable Robert N. Opel, II, Chief Judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania entered a district-wide Amended Order (5-04-mp-50010) on December 5, 2017 amending the Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.  The amendments to the Local Rules and Forms are effective December 1, 2017.

A copy of the Order and the amendments is located here.


Free Case Information

866-222-8029

Court Locations

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

570-831-2500
877-298-2053
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

717-901-2800
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

Wed, 2017-12-06
A district-wide Order has been entered in 5-04-mp-50010 amending the Local Rules and Forms for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania effective December 1, 2017.  A copy of the Order and amended local rules and forms...
Tue, 2017-12-05
Please note that on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts will be performing some systems maintenance that will cause intermittent outages for the Court's CM/ECF system....
Mon, 2017-12-04
There have been significant revisions to the Court's Administrative Procedures applicable to Electronic Case Filing.  The new procedures are available on the Court's website REVISIONS TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES FOR ELECTRONIC CASE...
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