The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin will be closed on
Monday, May 30, 2016, in observance of Memorial Day.
 

The Courthouse

Notice: Bankruptcy Judge Position

The Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit is now seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin headquartered in Milwaukee. The judge will also need to spend about forty percent of the time handling Eau Claire and Madison cases. Applicants must also be willing to travel to other locations in the Seventh Circuit to handle cases as need arises.  Click HERE for the full announcement.

Fee Increases Effective June 1, 2014

On March 11, 2014, the Judicial Conference of the United States approved changes to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule which will increase fees as follows effective June 1, 2014:

For filing a complaint: $350
For filing a petition, or for filing a motion to divide a joint case, under Chapter 7: $335
For filing a petition, or for filing a motion to divide a joint case, under Chapter 12: $275
For filing a petition, or for filing a motion to divide a joint case, under Chapter 13: $310
For filing a petition under Chapter 9, 11, or 15: $1,717
For filing a motion to divide a joint case under Chapter 11: $1717

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