Transfer of Claim Fee
The Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule has been amended to add a $25 fee for filing a transfer of claim effective May 1, 2013.
Chapter 13 Trustee News
As of April 1, 2013, the Chapter 13 Trustee will require all vehicle titles and evidence of mortgage liens prior to the 341 meeting. These documents must be provided as separate PDFs with proper title (i.e., “Case #”-“Mortgage Info” or “Vehicle Title”) and emailed to their office at firstname.lastname@example.org The Trustee’s office will not accept any documents via paper or fax. Trustee Harring will delay recommending confirmation if the required documents are not filed.
Form Changes Effective April 1, 2013
Several federal form changes go into effect April 1, 2013.
Revisions to Official Bankruptcy Forms: 1, 6C, 6E, 7, 10, 22A, 22C, 283.
(see the U.S.Courts' forms page for more information)
New Phone Systems in the Western District
Both the Eau Claire and Madison offices switched to a new phone system in March.
Please note that individual extensions in Eau Claire have changed. Menu options for both offices have also changed when calling the main number. Please be sure to listen to the entire message for menu and extension changes. The main office numbers remain the same.
ECF User's Manual
This manual is designed as a guide to assist registered ECF Users in filing documents electronically. Although filing requirements and references to the Bankruptcy Code and/or Rules may be provided for some topics, this manual should not be relied upon exclusively by the user. The actual Bankruptcy Code and/or Rules should still be consulted.
QR (quick-response) codes offer an efficient way to create links to websites. Visit your smartphone app store/marketplace for a QR-code reader app. This QR code will take you to our ECF login page.