Third quarter of 2012
News & Announcements
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.
The Bankruptcy Court will be closed 10/29/12 and 10/30/12 due to Hurricane Sandy. All hearings are cancelled. Check back for further announcements.
Chief Judge France has continued hearings scheduled for October 30, 2012 to Tuesday November 6, 2012.
Go here to access the Court's unclaimed funds database. This link is also found under the Court Info tab above under the Financial sub tab.
Fee increases will take effect on November 21, 2012 and May 1, 2013. See full announcement for details.
On November 21, 2012, the following fee changes will go into effect:
Chapter 11 filing fee...
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012, the Court will post new and/or revised filing instructions. See full announcement for details.
New and revised procedures...
Beginning with cases filed after October 1, 2012, scheduling conferences will be set in adversary proceedings in bankruptcy cases assigned to Judge France.
The next Attorney Advisory Committee Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:00 PM.
Second Quarter of 2012