Hot Topic for December

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 2009

HIGHLIGHTS

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure affecting deadline computations. The time to take action is affected and may be reduced

New and Amended Official Forms

Amended Local Rules for the Western District of Wisconsin.

December Facts:

In October 2009:
  • 350 Attorneys filed
  • 9,171 pleadings electronically
  • 49% of all pleadings

New Petitions filed by Electronic Case Filers:
  • 93 % October 2009
  • 93 % year to date

Reminder

Filing fees required under 28 U.S.C. 1930 may be exempt or deferred. Type the appropriate response (EXEMPT or DEFERRED) in the Cm/Ecf receipt field and select NEXT to continue filing when no payment will be made.

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