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  • Debtor Handbook Revised (revised 1/26/18)
    The Debtor Handbook has been revised.  Please feel free to download a copy from the Forms sections of this website for personal use or to distribute to clients.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Office Closed 1/21/2019
    Our office will be closed on January 21, 2019 to commemorate the MLK Holiday.  The office will reopen at 9:00 A.M. on Tuesday , January 22, 2019.      
  • Site Updates as of 12/5/2018
    Multiple forms have been updated on our website.  Please visit the Forms page under Attorneys and Creditors to download these forms.  We have also updated our 2019 Office calendar.  Please replace any prior copies that you may have downloaded.
  • Trustee Fee 2019
    Effective October 1, 2018, 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.
  • Updated Who Does What (09/21/2018)
    Our Who Does What has been updated to reflect changes in our Data Processing Department.  Please download the latest copy and distribute it in your office.    
  • Debtor Financial Education Workshops
    There are no workshops scheduled at this time.
  • Notice Regarding Stipulations