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Judge Meredith S. Grabill Motion Days

Motions for Section A should be noticed for hearing as follows:

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Eastern District of Louisiana
500 Poydras Street
Courtroom B-709
New Orleans, LA 70130

Send orders to: SectionAOrders@laeb.uscourts.gov

Motion Day Calendars

The clerk’s office sends out an e-mail a few days before each motion day that contains a link to the final motion day calendar. The final calendar contains the matters that will actually come up for hearing. Save yourself an unnecessary trip to court, and look at the final calendar as sent out by the clerk’s office.

To receive advance notice of the motion day calendars, send an e-mail to webmaster@laeb.uscourts.gov with the name and the e-mail address(es) to be included.

Chapter 7, 11, & 12 motions including motions for relief from stay should be set as follows:

  • 1:00 p.m. - All motions except Motion to Extend the Automatic Stay*
     Note: This is a new time effective 7/8/2020.

Chapter 13 motions should be set as follows:

  • 8:25 a.m. - Debtor's Motions for Entry of Discharge
  • 9:00 a.m. - Trustee Motions
  • 10:00 a.m. - Debtor/Creditor Motions
  • 11:00 a.m. - Plan Confirmations

*All Motions to Extend the Automatic Stay should be scheduled at 2:00 p.m on the Monday typically preceding each Motion Day.  See the table below for available Mondays.  (Debtor MUST be present)

Note: *Pursuant to General Order 2021-2 dated September 22, 2021, all hearings in this District will take place using the Hybtrid Model plan outlined in the referenced order, until further notice. Hearings may not be unofficially recorded, photographed, broadcasted, or transmitted. This prohibition applies in all cases in this District.

Telephonic Hearings:
Dial-in Telephone Number: 888-684-8852
Access Code: 9318283

Motion Days:

Month Day(s)
June 2022 8, 15, 22, 29
July 2022 13, 27
August 2022 3, 17, 31
September 2022 14, 21, 28
October 2022 5, 12, 26
November 2022 2, 16, 23
December 2022 7, 14, 21
January 2023 11, 25
February 2023 1, 8, 15
March 2023 1, 15, 29
April 2023 5, 12, 26
May 2023 10, 17, 24
June 2023 7, 14, 28

 

 

Reaffirmation Agreements, Motions to Extend Stay and Chapter 13 Motions for Relief from Stay should be set as follows:  

  • 9:00 a.m. - Reaffirmation Agreements
  • 2:00 p.m. - Motions to Extend Automatic Stay (Debtor Must Be Present)
  • 2:30 p.m. - Motions for Relief from Stay (only for chapter 13 cases)
Month  Day(s)
June 2022 6, 27
July 2022 11, 25
August 2022 15, 29
September 2022 12, 26
October 2022 3, 31
November 2022 14, 21
December 2022 5, 19
January 2023 9, 23
February 2023 13, 27
March 2023 13, 27
April 2023 10, 24
May 2023 8, 22
June 2023 12, 26