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  • New Zoom 341 Process
    Please CLICK HERE to view a memo on the new Zoom 341 process.  More updates to our 341 procedures will be posted as we gain experience with the system.  We ask that you have patience with us during the transition and that you help us with the change by communicating the Zoom meeting links and Breakout Room assignments to your clients in advance of the Meeting.   Meeting link:
    https://zoom.us/join
    Zoom Meeting ID: 763 552 0686
    Zoom Passcode: 7683050475    
  • 341 and Court Calendars
    Click HERE to review the call-in information and case lists for upcoming dockets  
  • Who Does What
    Click here for the latest Who Does What staff directory, effective March 4, 2024.  Read more arrow
  • Future 341 Dockets and Court Hearing Dates List for 2024 (Updated December 2023)
    Click here to download a list of all the updated upcoming 341 Meeting dates, as well as hearing dates for Judge Oxholm and Judge Gretchko for our office.  This document can also be found in the "Office Calendar" section in each tab.  Read more arrow
  • Updated Docket Information
    UPDATED 1/5/24
    • Effective 10/26/23, there will be a HARD CUT OFF of 3:00 PM on the Tuesday before a Judge Gretchko docket to resolve matters.  Our office does not have the authority to adjourn, confirm, resolve or otherwise remove a case from the upcoming docket after that time.
    • Effective January 2024, there will be a HARD CUT OFF of 3:00 PM on the Thursday before a Judge Oxholm docket to resolve matters.  Our office does not have the authority to adjourn, confirm, resolve or otherwise remove a case from the upcoming docket after that time.
    • Effective January 2024, Judge Oxholm will experiment with not holding Status Conferences for her docket.  This continuation of this program is contingent on most matters being resolved before the hearing date.
    • Effective January 29, 2024, dockets for Judge Oxholm will start at 10:00 A.M.
     
  • End of Plan Calc on 13N
    Access to Plan Calc on the 13Network will end on January 1, 2024.  Plan Calc is moving to the National Data Center (www.ndc.org).  We will eventually discontinue access to the 13Network.  Please send an email to rich@det13.com with the email address you wish to associate with an NDC account, as well as a username setup your FREE NDC account.  
  • Trustee Fee FY 2024
    Effective October 1, 2023, 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 rate of 10% when calculating cases to account for fluctuations in the fee during the life of the Plan.  
  • Detroit area Ch 7 Trustee Contact list (2021)
    Click here for an updated Detroit area Ch 7 Trustee contact list.  Please note that our office did not create this list, nor does our office maintain it.  We provide it here as a courtesy to the bankruptcy community.  Read more arrow
  • Joint Memo Regarding Periodic Billing Statements in Bankruptcy
    Click here to read a Joint Memo from the Eastern and Western District Chapter 13 Trustees regarding Amendments to the Consumer Protection Bureau's Mortgage Servicing Rule regarding Periodic Billing Statements in Bankruptcy.  A sample of the Statement is attached to the memo.  Read more arrow
  • 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
  • Notice Regarding Stipulations  Read more arrow