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ECF Administrative Procedures
Standards for Civility in Professional Conduct

Administrative Orders

Please Note :
The Local Bankruptcy Rules effective August 1, 2012, supersede all prior local rules and Administrative Orders entered prior, except for Court Administrative Order No.:2010-3 and any other Court Administrative Order that does not conflict with these Rules.

2014

Administrative Order 2014-1
Closing of Clerk's Office (Monday, January 6, 2014, due to inclement & hazardous weather conditions)

2013

Administrative Order 2013-2
Deferral of Motion Fees for Section 363(f) Sales

Administrative Order 2013-1
Holiday Closings for the Clerk's Office and Extension of Time for Filing of all Bankruptcy Court Filings. The court will be closed on Friday, November 29, 2013 and Tuesday, December 24, 2013. All court filings due on November 29, 2013 and/or December 24, 2013, will be accepted as timely on Monday, December 2, 2013 and Thursday, December 26, 2013, respectively, in accordance with Bankruptcy Rule 9006(a)(3)(A).

Administrative Order 13-088
Continued Operations During Lapse in Appropriations (10/11/2013)

Administrative Order (District Court) 13-080
Appointment of the Hon. Scott W. Dales as Chief Judge of the US Bankruptcy Court

2012

Administrative Order 2012-03
Holiday Closings for the Clerk's Office and Extension of Time for Filing of Pleadings or Other Papers. The court will be closed on Friday, November 23, 2012 and Monday, December 24, 2012. All court filings due on November 23, 2012 and/or December 24, 2012, will be accepted as timely filed on Monday, November 26, 2012 and/or Wednesday, December 26, 2012, respectively, in accordance with Bankruptcy Rule 9006(a)(3)(A).

Administrative Order 2012-02
Closing of Clerk's Office (September 4, 2012)

Administrative Order 2012-01
Revised Local Bankruptcy Rules (Effective August 1, 2012)

2011

Administrative Order 2011-2
Closing of Clerk's Office and extension of time for filing of pleadings or other papers. The court will be closed on Friday, November 25, 2011, and Friday, December 23, 2011. All court filings due on November 25, 2011 and/or December 23, 2011 will be accepted on Monday, November 28, 2011 and/or Tuesday, December 27, 2011 respectively, as timely filed.

Administrative Order 2011-1
Extension of time for the filing of pleadings or other papers due to closing of Clerk's Office

2010

Administrative Order 2010-3
Adoption of Revisions to Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1007-1.

Adminstrative Order 2010-1
Extension of time for the filing of pleadings or other papers due to ECF downtime

Administrative Order (District) 10-051
Re-appointment of Judge James Gregg as Chief Judge

2009

Administrative Order 2009-1
Extension of time for the filing of pleadings or other papers due to ECF downtime

Administrative Order 2009-2
Rule 2016 Statements

Administrative Order 2009-3
Closing of Clerk's Office

Memorandum re: Allowance of Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses
Posted November 20, 2009

Administrative Order 2009-4
Conforming Amendments to Time Periods in Local Bankruptcy Rules

Administrative Order 2009-107
Bankruptcy Appellate Panel For The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

2008

Administrative Order 2008-1
Rescission of Interim Bankruptcy Rules

Administrative Order 2008-2
Clerk's Authority - Redaction of Personal Identifiers

Administrative Order 2008-3
Policy - Transcripts of Court Proceedings

Administrative Order 2008-4
Extension of time for the filing of pleadings or other papers due to ECF downtime

Administrative Order 2008-5
Closing of Clerk's Office for the Western District of Michigan, Southern and Northern Divisions

Administrative Order 2008-6
Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1007-I

2007

Administrative Order 2007-1
Order promulgating revised local bankruptcy rules.

Administrative Order 2007-2
Use of Courtroom Electronic Equipment

District Court Administrative Order 07-136
Appointment of Hon. James D. Gregg as Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan

District Court Administrative Order 07-146
Continued Participation in the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Sixth Circuit

Administrative Order 2007-3
Closing of Clerk's Office for the Western District of Michigan, Southern and Northern Divisions

Administrative Order 2007-4
Closing of Clerk's Office for the Western District of Michigan, Southern and Northern Divisions

2006

Administrative Order 2006-1
Extension of time for pleadings/documents filed 6/06/2006 due to
ECF downtime.

Administrative Order 2006-2
Extension of time for the filing of pleadings or other papers due to ECF downtime

Administrative Order 2006-3
Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1007

Administrative Order 107 (Hon. Robert Holmes Bell)
President Ford's National Day of Mourning

2005

Memorandum
Allowance of compensation and reimbursement of expenses for court appointed professionals.

Administrative Order 2005-01
Debtors who file a subsequent bankruptcy case
Effective January 14, 2005

Administrative Order 2005-02
Clerk's Authority to Address Motion for Leave to file Conventionally
Effective January 27, 2005

Administrative Order 2005-03
Relocation of Grand Rapids Bankruptcy Court

Administrative Order 2005-04
Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rules

Administrative Order 2005-04 (Amended)
Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rules

Administrative Order 05-098
Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Administrative Order 2005-05
Version 2.7 CM/ECF System Upgrade for the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005

Administrative Order 2005-06
Procedures for Payment and Cure of Pre-Petition Judgment of Possession Involving Residential Property and for Receiving Rent Deposits

Administrative Order 2005-07
In Re: Filing of Payment Advices pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §521(a)(1)(B)(iv)

Memorandum
Allowance of compensation and reimbursement of expenses for court appointed professionals.
Effective January 1, 2006

Administrative Order 2005-08
Pro Hac Vice Admission Policy

2004

Administrative Order 2004-01
RE: Correction of Administrative Errors
Effective January 20, 2004

Administrative Order 2004-02
Adoption of Administrative Procedures (re: Electronic Filing)
Effective February 3, 2004

Administrative Order 2004-03
Amendment to Administrative Procedures (re: Electronic Filing)
Effective April 29, 2004

Administrative Order 2004-04
Revision to Local Rules
Effective April 29, 2004

Administrative Order 2004-05
Closing of Clerk's Office

Administrative Order 2004-06
Mandatory Electronic Case Filing (ECF)
Effective July 14, 2004

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