COVID-19 Information

 

 

Administrative Orders

04/08/2022
Administrative Order Rescinding COVID-19 EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

05/06/2020
Order Adopting Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1020 Related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

03/19/2020
No. 2020-05 Order Temporarily Suspending Requirement to Obtain Original Signatures from Persons for Electronic Filings

 

Operational Status

Intake counters at the Clerk’s Office in Detroit, Flint and Bay City are open. Unrepresented filers may also file by mailing the documents to any of the three Clerk’s Office locations or by drop box located in the lobby of each office.

If Wayne County’s level of community transmission is rated “High”, then masks are required in common areas of the Detroit courthouse.
If Genesee County's level of community transmission is rated "High", then masks are required in common areas of the Flint courthouse.
If Bay County's level of community transmission is rated "High", then masks are required in common areas of the Bay City courthouse.

Masks and safety protocols for Chambers and courtrooms are at the discretion of the presiding judge.

 

Additional Filing Options for Parties Not Represented by an Attorney

 

Pro Se Law Clerk Service
The pro se law clerk is currently closed to in-person meetings. Please either email at prose@mieb.uscourts.gov, or leave a phone message at (866) 478-4436 or (313) 234-0074. Every effort will be made to respond within 24 hours. Please be sure to leave a case number and contact information.

 

Judges’ Procedures
Masks and safety protocols for Chambers and courtrooms are at the discretion of the presiding judge.

Chief Judge Daniel Opperman

04/12/2022
Notice Regarding Conduct of Hearings Before The Honorable Daniel S. Opperman Effective May 2, 2022

03/13/2020
Notice of Change in Procedures for Chief Judge Daniel Opperman

Judge Joel Applebaum

04/08/2022
Notice Regarding Conduct of Hearings Before Judge Applebaum Beginning May 4, 2022

03/13/2020
Notice of Change in Procedures for Judge Joel Applebaum

Judge Lisa Gretchko

04/14/2022
Notice Regarding Conduct of Hearings Before The Honorable Lisa S. Gretchko Effective May 2, 2022

12/06/2021
Notice of Procedures for Judge Lisa S. Gretchko

Judge Maria Oxholm

04/12/2022
Notice Regarding Conduct of Hearings Before Judge Maria L. Oxholm Beginning May 4, 2022

03/16/2020
Notice of Change in Procedures for Judge Maria L. Oxholm

Judge Mark Randon

05/12/2022
Notice Regarding Conduct of Hearings Before Judge Mark A. Randon Effective Immediately

11/04/2020
Notice of Change in Procedures for Judge Mark Randon

Judge Thomas Tucker

04/14/2022
Notice Regarding Conduct of Hearings Before Judge Thomas J. Tucker April 14, 2022

03/20/2020
Further Notice of Change in Procedure for Judge Thomas Tucker

03/16/2020
Notice of Change in Procedure for Judge Thomas Tucker

 

341 Meeting of Creditors

04/28/2020
Notice Regarding Telephonic Chapter 7 § 341 Meetings in the Eastern District of Michigan

03/30/2020
Notice Regarding Telephonic Chapter 7 § 341 Meetings in the Eastern District of Michigan

03/16/2020
Important Notice from the United States Trustee for Regions 3 and 9 Regarding 341 Meetings

03/13/2020
Notice from the United States Trustee Regarding the Rescheduling of Section 341 Meetings in the Eastern District of Michigan

03/13/2020
341 Meetings in Chapter 13

 

Contact Tracing

No new COVID-19 cases to report.