U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Louisiana

Newsletter

March 2014

  • Check Capture
  • New Location for Attorney Conference Room
  • Certificate of Mailing/Service
  • Finance Management Certificates
  • Reminders

December 2013

  • Holiday Hours
  • Cost Containment Update & Changes to Procedures
  • Reminder - Changes to Fee Schedule
  • Filing Papers After Hours

September 2013

  • Sheila Booth Appointed Clerk of Court
  • Declaration Regarding Electronic Filing
  • Exact Change Required
  • Rule Amendments and Form Changes
  • Changes to Fee Schedule
  • Cost Containment

 F/K/A Clerk's Notes

April 2013

  • CM/ECF Release 5.1
  • Local Rules
  • General Order 2012-1 and Chapter 13 Model Plan
  • Motion Day Calendars
  • Hurricane Season - Advisory to Attorneys
  • Notice of Pretrial and Trial Procedures (Section B)
  • Finally

November 2012

  • Fee Changes Effective November 21, 2012
  • Amendments to Bankruptcy Rules and Forms – effective December 1, 2012
  • General Order 2012-1 and Chapter 13 Model Plan – effective December 1
  • Holiday Schedule
  • Finally ...

May 2012

  • Proposed Local Rule Amendments out for Comment
  • Administrative Procedures Manual
  • Motions to Expedite / Expedited Hearings
  • Redacting Private Information
  • Multi-Court Voice Case Information System (McVCIS)
  • Upcoming Bankruptcy CLE’s
  • Finally ...

Special Edition - November 2011

  • CM/ECF Release 4.1 and 4.2
  • Password Security
  • Email Notification - More Options
  • Secondary Email Addresses
  • Noticing
  • Adversary Case Opening
  • Query
  • Reports
  • More Ways to Pay
  • Tracking Filing Fee Balance
  • Proofs of Claim
  • New Bankruptcy Rules and Forms - Effective December 1, 2011
  • Release Notes
  • Additional Points

October 2011

  • Filing Fee Increase Effective November 1, 2011
  • New Minimum Installment Payment
  • Amendments to Bankruptcy Rules and Forms - Effective December 1, 2011
  • Filing Proposed Orders, Motions, notices of Hearings, and Objections
  • Liquids in the U.S. Courthouse and Hale Boggs Federal Building
  • PACER Fee Increase Effective April 1, 2012
  • Electronic Courtroom Technology
  • Updated Version of CM/ECF Coming in November

October 2010

  • Electronic Courtroom Technology
  • Noticing to the Mailing Matrix
  • Submitting Orders
  • Event Codes in CM/ECF
  • Fees - Amendments to Schedules
  • Notices of Hearing and the New Time Calculation Rules
  • Amendments to Bankruptcy Rules
  • Lil Dizzy’s Café
  • Finally ...

May 2010

  • List of Unclaimed Funds Now on the Court's Website
  • CLE on Electronic Courtroom Technology
  • Computer Security - Terminals in the Public Area
  • Updated Time Periods
  • Uploading Original Creditor Matrix
  • Motions to Compromise Adversary Proceedings
  • Cafeteria
  • Finally . . .

November 2009

  • Changes to Federal Bankruptcy Rules, Form, and Local Rules to become effective on December 1, 2009
  • PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records)
  • Certificate of Credit Counseling
  • Amended Creditor Matrix
  • BNC Notices
  • Courtroom Technology Equipment
  • Finally ...

September 2009

  • Credit Counseling and Debtor Education requirements to become effective on September 16, 2009
  • Submitting Orders
  • Section 341 Meetings
  • New Event Code
  • Finally ...

June 2009

  • Address Changes
  • Motions
  • Attorney Admissions
  • Small Business Chapter 11's
  • Amending Schedules
  • Finally ...

March 2009

  • Getting CM/ECF Passwords will be Easier
  • Motions to Waive Appearance at 341 Meetings
  • Renovations of the Courtrooms
  • Privacy Issues
  • Duplicate Notice of Joint Debtors is Eliminated
  • Finally ...

November 2008

  • New and Amended Bankruptcy Rules
  • Privacy Issues
  • CM/ECF
  • Motion Days
  • Small Business Chapter 11 Cases
  • Finally ...

May 2008

  • Website Update
  • Policies for Court Appearances by Telephone
  • CM/ECF Info
  • Submitting Orders
  • Finally ...

December 2007

  • New Bankruptcy Rules
  • BAPCPA
  • CM/ECF
  • Exhibit Labels
  • New Transcript Fee Rates
  • Trustee News
  • Finally ...

May 2007

  • Privacy Issues
  • Ten Things to do in Filing Bankruptcy Cases
  • Finally ...

January 2007

  • CM/ECF
  • Certificates of Service
  • Court Website
  • Finally ...

October 2006

  • CM/ECF Version 3.1
  • Event Codes/Linkages
  • Motion Day Calendars
  • Submitting Orders to the Court
  • Prior Filings
  • Finally ...

July 2006

  • CM/ECF
  • Pay.gov
  • Monitoring of Cases
  • Finally ...

April 2006

  • General Information
  • Filing Issues
  • CM/ECF Issues
  • Fee Issues
  • New Standing Orders
  • Miscellaneous
  • Finally ...

July 2005

  • Bankruptcy Reform Legislation
  • Advance Notice of Motion Day Calendars
  • Section Designation
  • Expedited Hearings
  • Certificates of Service
  • Notices of Hearing
  • Orders
  • Motions to Cancel Liens
  • CM/ECF - Adobe Acrobat
  • Finally ...

April 2005

  • Memories of Judge Brahney
  • E-Government Act - "Written-Opinion" Requirement
  • Modified Pretrial Notice Forms
  • Hearing Dates and Times
  • Section Numbers
  • Submitting Proposed Orders
  • CM/ECF Issues
  • Substituting Attorneys
  • Court Address
  • Bankruptcy Legislation
  • Finally ...

January 2005

  • Delinquent and Unpaid Fees
  • Section Assignments
  • Submitting Proposed Orders
  • Emergency Filings
  • New Summons Procedure
  • Attorneys for Debtors in Adversary Proceedings
  • Default Judgments in Adversary Proceedings
  • Social Security Numbers or The Privacy Act 101
  • Incorrect Social Security Numbers
  • Amendments to Petitions
  • Public Calendar
  • Fonts
  • Size of Paper
  • Size of Documents
  • Notices of Appeal
  • Rescheduling 341 Meetings
  • Finally ...

October 2004

  • Privacy Issues
  • Include Section Numbers on all Captions
  • Motions
  • Submitting Proposed Orders
  • Notices of Hearing
  • Emergency Filings
  • Notices of Deficiency
  • Finally ...

July 2004

  • New Local Rules and Court Address
  • Proofs of Claim
  • Debtor's Name
  • Change of Debtor's Address
  • Filing Petitions
  • Adding Creditors
  • Motions to Cancel Liens
  • Credit Card Updates
  • Font Size
  • Finally ...

April 2004

  • Automatic adjustments to dollar amounts
  • Certificates of Service
  • Orders
  • Docketing
  • Scanner Settings
  • General Information