The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin will be closed on Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27, 2015, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
The CM/ECF system will be unavailable from 10:00 PM on Monday, November 30 until 12:01 AM on Tuesday, December 1, 2015.  Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience.
Chambers Procedures for Judge McGarity

Chambers Procedures

Information Regarding Waiver of the Chapter 7 Filing Fee

Information Regarding Reaffirmation Agreements

Procedures for Voluntary Conversions and Dismissals - A Handy-Dandy Chart!

Information for Landlords and Debtor-Tenants of Residential Property

Attorney Substitution and Withdrawal Guidelines

Notice of Change in Adversary Proceeding Summons Distribution:  Effective immediately, if an adversary proceeding is filed electronically, the Judges' chambers will no longer mail an informational memo and paper summons to the plaintiff’s counsel for service. An electronic copy of the Summons and optional Certificate of Service will be docketed and served electronically on the plaintiff’s counsel. The “Summons Issued” docket entry will include text to note the plaintiff’s obligation to make service. To confirm service you may complete and file the Certificate issued with the Summons, use your own form, or use the fillable .pdf form on this website under Bankruptcy Forms “Local Forms.” Should you have any questions regarding the procedure, please call the respective Judge's chambers.  The Judge's chambers can be reached as follows:

Judge McGarity's chambers     414-290-2670