The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin will be closed on Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28, 2014, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
In anticipation of Chief Judge Pepper's move to the District Court, the Clerk of Courts will be reassigning her cases to other bankruptcy judges.  The Clerk expects to complete that process by December 5, 2014.  If you have a case that has not been transferred to another Judge by that date, please contact the Clerk's Office at 414-290-2701.

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Announcement Regarding Transfers of Claims

Recently the Bankruptcy Event - Notice of Transfer of Claim under Claims Actions pick list was modified in this district.  The modified event, Notice of Transfer of Claim is to be used for all filing chapters except chapter 11.  For chapter 11 cases, use the event Transfer of Claim (ch 11 as scheduled).

Procedure for Docketing Notice of Transfer of Claim

1.     From the Bankruptcy Events menu, select Claim Actions

2.     Enter the Case Number

3.     Select Notice of Transfer of Claim

4.     Bypass the attorney selection screen, if appropriate

5.     At the Select the Party screen, Select or Add/Create New Party with the name of the transferee

6.     Browse for the PDF image

7.     Select the Transfer Type

8.     Click on Add New Creditor button and add the name and address for the new claimant

9.     Search for the Transferor

10.   Complete the sentence as to whether the Transferor's opportunity to object is Not Waived or Waived.