Local Bankruptcy Rules and Orders

Local Bankruptcy Rules

The Court's Local Bankruptcy Rules are available as a complete PDF of all rules and individually.

PDF (effective April 5, 2021)  |  Individual rules

 

General Orders

06/11/2021 2021-06 Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by Covid-19
04/20/2021 2021-05 Order Authorizing Use of Facsimile or Electronic Signature Stamp
04/06/2021 2021-04 Order Amending Local Rules and Forms Effective April 6, 2021
03/12/2021 2021-03 Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
02/04/2021 2021-02 Procedures for the Filing, Service, and Management of Highly Sensitive Documents
01/15/2021 2021-01 Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
12/01/2020 2020-10 Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
12/01/2020 2020-11 Order Amending Local Rules and Forms Effective Dec 1, 2020
09/29/2020 2020-9 Order Amending Local Rule 9070-1 Concerning the Use of Electronic Exhibits
07/20/2020 2020-8 Order Regarding Measures to Combat Spread of COVID-19
05/21/2020 2020-7 Order Regarding Measures to Combat Spread of COVID-19
04/23/2020 2020-6 Order Adopting Interim Bankruptcy Rules (CARES Act)
04/17/2020 2020-5 Order Regarding Measures to Combat Spread of COVID-19
04/03/2020 2020-4 Order Regarding Measures to Combat Spread of COVID-19
03/17/2020 2020-3 Order Regarding Measures to Combat Spread of COVID-19
02/13/2020 2020-2 Order Adopting Interim Bankruptcy Rules
01/09/2020 2020-1 Order Extending Filing and Response Deadlines
11/07/2018 2018-3 Order Amending Local Court Rules and Forms of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (5-04-mp-50010) Effective December 1, 2018
07/27/2018 2018-2 Order Amending Local Court Rules of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (5-04-mp-50010) Effective August 1, 2018
07/19/2018 2018-1 Administrative Order Extending Filing and Response Deadlines
12/05/2017 Amended Order Amending Local Court Rules and Forms of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (5-04-mp-50010)
11/29/2017 Order Amending Local Rules and Forms of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (5-04-mp-50010)
08/16/2017 Order Extending Filing and Response Deadlines (1-17-mp-00013)
08/07/2017 Order Extending Filing and Response Deadlines (1-17-mp-00100)
04/19/2017 Order regarding Exception to L.B.R.9073-1 in Ch. 13 Cases before Judge Henry W. Van Eck
03/17/2017 Order Extending Filing and Response Deadlines (1-17-mp-00003)
02/21/2017 Order Extending Filing and Response Deadlines for Division 5 ONLY (1-17-mp-00001)
11/23/2016 Order Adopting Amendment to Local Bankruptcy Rule 7067-1 effective December 1, 2016 (5-04-mp-50010)
06/01/2016 Order Amending Local Rules and Form of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (5-04-mp-50010)
01/05/2016 Amended Order Adopting Interim Federal Bankruptcy Rule 1007-I, as amended, Retroactively Effective December 18, 2015 (5-08-mp-50027)
11/25/2015 Order Extending Filing and Response Deadlines (1-15-mp-00011)
09/09/2015 Order Adopting Local Bankruptcy Rule 9037-1 and Local Bankruptcy Form 9037-1 effective September 14, 2015 (5-04-mp-50010)
08/28/2015 Order Adopting Amendment to Local Bankruptcy Rule 2016-2 effective September 1, 2015 (5-04-mp-50010)
06/15/2015 Order Adopting Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rule 3007-1 and Local Bankruptcy Form 3007-1 effective July 1, 2015 (5-04-mp-50010)
06/01/2015 Order implementing a Debtor Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing ("DeBN") program (1-15-mp-00006)
11/12/2014 Order Amending Administrative Procedures for Filing, Signing and Verifying Pleadings and Papers by Electronic Means (Technical Failure Provisions) (1-14-mp-00015)
08/05/2014 Order Amending Local Rules and Forms of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (5-04-mp-50010)
04/04/2014 Order implementing an Electronic Proof of Claim (ePOC) system (5-14-mp-00003)
02/06/2013 Order Amending Local Rules and Forms of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (5-04-mp-50010)
10/31/2012 Order Extending Filing and Response Deadlines (1-12-mp-00012)
04/03/2012 Order Amending Local Rules of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (5-04-mp-50010)
11/01/2011 Order Amending Local Rules of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (5-04-mp-50010)
03/04/2011 Order Amending Local Rules of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (5-04-mp-50010)
10/14/2005 Mandatory Electronic Filing (5-05-mp-50007)
06/01/2005 Order regarding Possession and Use of Electronic Devices in Courthouses
08/18/2004 Filing by Electronic Means (5-04-mp-50007)