The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin will add CM/ECF Release 5.0 and 5.1 to the live database and the new product will be ready for use on Monday, June 24, 2013. The CM/ECF system will not be available between 6:00 AM CDT on Saturday, June 22 and 6:00 AM CDT on Monday, June 24, 2013. In addition, our external website will also not be available on Saturday, June 22 between 1:00 PM CDT and 1:30 PM CDT.
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin will be closed on Thursday, July 4, and Friday July 5, in observance of Independence Day.
It is very important that a bankruptcy case be filed and handled correctly. The rules are very technical, and a misstep may affect a debtor's rights. For example, a debtor whose case is dismissed for failure to file a required document, such as a credit counseling certificate, may lose the right to file another case or lose protections in a later case, including the benefit of the automatic stay. Bankruptcy has long-term financial and legal consequences - hiring a competent attorney is strongly recommended. Should you choose to proceed without an attorney, it is recommended that you: