In an effort to alleviate confusion and standardize the dismissal process for bankruptcy cases in the Northern District, the Clerk's Office has consolidated six different "Motion to Dismiss" CM/ECF events into a single docket event/entry. The new "Dismiss Case/Debtor(s)" event, found under the Motions menu, is intended for use in dismissal actions related to: (1) Abuse; (2) Failure to Make Plan Payments; (3) Failure to File Documents under 521(i)(1); (4) Failure to Provide Tax Return Documentation under 521(e); (5) Failure to File Taxes; and (6) For Other Reasons.
In this letter to the bankruptcy community, the Clerk requests the assistance and input from the Iowa Northern bankruptcy community in identifying requirements of the Next Generation CM/ECF system. Access is provided to a survey that will provide information to assist in the programming/development of the new system.
In this letter to the bankruptcy community, the Clerk provides notification of changes to creditor mailing practices that, effective July 12, 2010, will result in the Bankruptcy Noticing Center (BNC) no longer mailing notices to a creditor, if the address is incorrect.
In this letter to the bankruptcy community, the Clerk provides notification of changes to case assignment within the Northern District and highlights the difference between "presiding judge" and "hearing judge," brought about by the March 29, 2010 appointment of the Honorable Thad J. Collins as Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Iowa.
In this letter to the bankruptcy community, the Clerk provides notification of the entry of U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa's, Public Administrative Order 10-AO-0002-P, appointing Bankruptcy Judge Thad J. Collins as Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Iowa.
In this letter to the bankruptcy community, the Clerk provides notification of search and menu guidance enhancements to the Court's public website, currently scheduled for implementation on Tuesday, March 30, 2010.
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