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  • Office Closing Early 12/15/17
    Our office will be closing at 11:30 A.M. on Friday, December 15th.  The office will reopen at 9:00 A.M. on Monday, December 18th.  
  • 2017 Holiday Document Deadlines
    Our office will be closed on the following dates:   Friday, December 15th at 11:30 A.M.
       The office will reopen at 9:00 A.M. on Friday , December 18th.
    Friday, December 22nd - Monday, January 1st.
       The office will reopen at 9:00 A.M. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018   Please see the attached for document deadlines.    Read more arrow
  • Site Updates
    The following pages have been updated on the web site:
    Office Calendar for 2018
    Disbursement Dates for 2018 with best effort dates
    EFT withdrawal dates with document deadlines.  
  • Updated Who Does What (11/8/2017)
    Our Who Does What has been updated to reflect changes in our Paralegal Department.  Please download the latest copy and distribute it in your office.      Read more arrow
  • New Form Chapter 13 Plan
    The Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has entered Administrative Order 17-04 regarding the use of a Local Form for a Chapter 13 Plan.  Click here to download the Court Notice.  Read more arrow
  • Debtor Financial Education Workshops
    The 2017 Workshop schedule is now available, updated as of 5/24/17.  Read more arrow
  • Trustee Fee 2018
    Effective October 1, 2017, the US Trustee Program has established the Trustee Fee for cases administered by David Ruskin at 8.5%.  This amount can fluctuate during the course of a fiscal year as well as during the life of a Plan. We encourage the use of a higher rate when calculating cases to account for these changes.  
  • Have you signed up for Attorney Fees paid via EFT?
    Click here to read about the Electronic Disbursement program!  Read more arrow
  • New Fee Order
    The Chapter 13 Trustees of the Eastern District of Michigan have released a new standard Form Order Approving Fees.  Please visit the Forms page of the Attorneys section for more information.  
  • Ch 13 Trustee Memo on Bateson
    Click here for a memo outlining how Chapter 13 Trustees in Eastern District of Michigan will handle funds in cases dismissed post-confirmation as required by the Bateson decision.  Read more arrow
  • New "no look fee" amount.
    Click here for a joint memo from the Detroit Chapter 13 Trustees regarding "no look" fees.  Read more arrow
  • Notice Regarding Stipulations  Read more arrow