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Tue, 07/19/2016

§ 341a Meeting of Creditors dates are now provided and accessible by clicking the menu item "Court Calendars" on the red banner at the top of the page, then clicking on "Meeting of Creditors". Choose the Chapter, then, if applicable, choose the...

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Mon, 04/18/2016

Judge Woodard has appointed a Lawyer Advisory Committee to provide input to him regarding matters of bankruptcy administration from bankruptcy practitioners in the Aberdeen and Oxford divisions as well as the counties of Coahoma, Grenada,...

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Tue, 11/18/2014

 FEDERAL RULES OF BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDURE:

Rule 1014(b): Clarifies procedure when petitions involving the same debtor are filed in different courts. Provides that proceedings in the subsequently filed cases are stayed only upon order of...

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Mon, 11/10/2014

The CM/ECF System for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of Northern District of Mississippi is scheduled for a major upgrade on November 22-23, 2014. During this time the system will be unavailable for use.

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Mon, 09/15/2014

Creditors may file a Proof of Claim over the internet without the need for a CM/ECF login and password. Through this procedure, the creditor is prompted to provide the required information and then, once the claim is submitted, an...

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Thu, 08/28/2014

Attached below is a Standing Order Regarding Electronic Devices which was entered on August 28, 2014. The policy on electronic devices being brought into the Thad Cochran Bankruptcy Courthouse is a follows: Attorneys and their support personnel...

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Sat, 08/02/2014

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Fri, 08/01/2014

Judge Woodard has devised two form orders for use by practitioners. Although use of these form orders is not mandatory, practitioners are encouraged to use them when appropriate. If you decide to use these form orders, please adjust your form...

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Mon, 07/28/2014

The U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi have jointly entered three new Standing Orders. A brief explanation of each order and a link to a viewable copy of each is provided below. All three Standing Orders...

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