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.

Wed, 2016-07-20

Effective July 20, 2016, the judge has revised his Judicial Practices and Procedure and added links to download sample...

Wed, 2016-06-22

The “Filing Without an Attorney” section is revised to include "plain language" definitions and expanded materials.  The more robust section contains:  .

  •    Clarification...
Wed, 2016-03-30

 
Changes in the Bankruptcy Forms (effective April 1, 2016)

 
Revised Dollar Amounts in Official Forms 106C, 107, 122A-2, 122C-2, 201, 207, 410,
Director's Forms 2000 and 2830, and certain instructions,...

Mon, 2016-02-01

Effective June 1, 2015, the Office of the Chapter 13 Standing Trustee,
William C. Miller, Trustee,has moved.

1234 Market Street (SEPTA Building)
Suite 1813
Philadelphia, PA  19107

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Tue, 2015-10-20

 

Pending Changes in the Bankruptcy Forms

Most Official Bankruptcy Forms will be replaced with substantially...

Thu, 2015-09-03

NOTICE TO THE BAR RE: ELECTRONIC CASE FILING ("ECF") TRAINING COURSE

 

An automated online training course has been developed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for those who wish...

Wed, 2015-04-01

Exemption from PACER Fee Increase for Government Users
Expires on April 1, 2015

In September 2011, the Judicial Conference authorized an increase in the Judiciary's electronic public access fee from $.08 to $.10 per page,...

Wed, 2014-12-03

Changes in the Bankruptcy Forms

The following amendments to the Official Bankruptcy Forms took effect on December 1, 2014.

Official Forms 3A (Application for Individuals to Pay the Filing Fee in Installments) and 3B (...

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