Information Regarding Court Operations During COVID-19 Pandemic

 

 

Administrative Orders

11/15/2021
Order Establishing a Drop Box in the Detroit Courthouse and Extending COVID-19 Emergency Procedures

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

04/06/2020
Order Extending COVID-19 Emergency Procedures

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

03/16/2020
No. 2020-04 Order Regarding Continued Bankruptcy Court Operations During The Exigent Circumstances Caused by COVID -19

 

Operational Status

The Clerk’s Office in Detroit, Flint and Bay City are open to accept traditional paper filings by drop box.

Traditional paper filings will also be accepted through mail in all offices.

11/15/2021
Notice Regarding the Opening of a Drop Box System in the Detroit Office - Pro Se Filers Only

 

Filing Options for Parties Not Represented by an Attorney

Pro Se Electronic Document Upload Program

If a pro se filer has an emergency that prevents them from filing using the upload program and requires them to file the traditional paper immediately, the individual may call the Court at the following numbers: 313-316-6155 or 313-310-7549 to receive further instructions.

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.

11/15/2021
Notice Regarding the Opening of a Drop Box System in the Detroit Office - Pro Se Filers Only

 

Changes in Individual Judges’ Procedures

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

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

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

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

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

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