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  • NOTICE RE: TELEPHONIC §341 MEETINGS AND COURT HEARINGS (Updated 8/12/2020)
    NOTE:  This letter and some forms have changed - please review for updated information! Click here to review information on how our office will be conducting matters scheduled for hearing and 341 Meetings of Creditors.  
  • Future 341 Dockets and Court Hearing Dates List for 2021 (Updated July 6, 2021), Updated Upcoming 341 Meetings and Hearing Dates List for April 2021 through January 2022 - Updated July 6, 2021
    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.
  • 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.
  • Reports Emailed via the NDC
    On October 18th, our office will begin emailing our "Six Month" reports via the National Data Center (NDC) instead of via the US Mail.  Debtors and their attorneys will receive a link via email to go to www.ndc.org to access the reports.  If you are not yet enrolled with the NDC then now is the time!  Debtors who are not enrolled with the NDC, but for whom we have email addresses, will still get a link and will be able to view the report without joining.
  • Trustee Fee FY 2022
    Effective October 1, 2021, the US Trustee Program has established the Trustee Fee for cases administered by David Ruskin at 9%.  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.
  • Updated Who Does What (10/1/2021)
    Our Who Does What has been updated to reflect multiple changes in our office.  Please download the latest copy and distribute it in your office.    
  • 341 and Court Calendars
    Click HERE to review the call-in information and case lists for upcoming dockets
  • Debtor Attorneys and the National Data Center
    Click here for an annoucement regarding the our office using the National Data Center to send documents and how the NDC can help debtor attorneys.  Also see our Forms directory for a document on how the NDC can help you.
  • Now Accepting TFS Payments
    The Office of Chapter 13 Trustee – David W. Ruskin is now accepting online payments via TFS, a secure, online payment service company.   Please see the Payments Online page of this site for more information.
  • Notice Regarding Stipulations