... and can continue operations for approximately three weeks, through February 9, 2018, by using court fee balances and other funds not dependent on a new appropriation.
Most proceedings and deadlines will occur as scheduled. In cases where an attorney from an Executive Branch agency is not working because of the shutdown, hearing and filing dates may be rescheduled.
Electronic filing of documents through the Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF) also will remain in operation.
Chapter 13 filings increased and Chapter 7 filings decreased, but the total number of filings over that period were consistent with past years.
- Chapter 7: Liquidation Under the Bankruptcy Code. This chapter of the Bankruptcy Code provides for "liquidation" - the sale of a debtor's nonexempt property and the distribution of the proceeds to creditors.
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Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood ceremonially swore Mr. Anderson in at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018.
Mr. Anderson has previously held the positions of First Assistant United States Attorney and Criminal Chief for the districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.
- Rule 4 Appeal as of Right When Taken
Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure
- Rule 1001 Scope of Rules and Forms; Short Title
- Rule 1006 Filing Fee
- Rule 1015 Consolidation or Joint Administration of Cases Pending in Same Court
General Rules 1.1 and 17.1 have been updated. Click the link below to view and download a redline version of the updated rules and the order adopting them.
General Local Rules of Practice, effective December 1, 2017