Notice of Immediate Changes to the CM/ECF Judge/Trustee Auto Assign Module

Release Date: 
Monday, June 4, 2012

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NOTICE OF IMMEDIATE CHANGES TO THE CM/ECF JUDGE/TRUSTEE AUTO ASSIGN MODULE

Effective immediately, attorneys using the Electronic Case Files (ECF) system will no longer be able to run judge/trustee auto assign after filing a bankruptcy case with the Court.

A judge and trustee will be electronically assigned to each case. Attorneys may view the judge assigned to a case through the PACER system within three hours of filing. Below you will find additional information which addresses details associated with specific chapters.

Chapter 7 Cases

Within three hours of filing, a Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) of the Notice of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case, Meeting of Creditors and Deadlines will be sent to the attorney identifying the judge, trustee and 341 meeting date, time and location.

Chapter 13 Cases

Within three hours of filing, the judge assigned to the case may be viewed through PACER. A Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) of the Notice of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case, Meeting of Creditors and Deadlines will be sent to the attorney identifying the judge, trustee and 341 meeting date, time and location within 48 hours of filing.

Chapter 11 Cases

Within three hours of filing, the judge assigned to the case may be viewed through PACER. The Notice of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case, Meeting of Creditors and Deadlines will be sent by the court after consultation with the U.S. Trustee’s Office. The timing of the receipt of the NEF for this notice varies from case to case.