The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin will be closed on
Monday September 7, 2015, in observance of Labor Day.
CM/ECF will be unavailable on Thursday, September 10 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. for scheduled maintenance. Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience.
Chambers Procedures for Judge Kelley

Motions to Continue the Stay Information

SAMPLE Order Continuing Automatic Stay

SAMPLE Notice of Motion to Continue Stay (Milwaukee) (Word Version) (.pdf Version)

SAMPLE Notice of Motion to Continue Stay (NWTC) (Word Version)

Adversary Proceeding Information

Procedures for Service of Adversary Complaint

SAMPLE Notice of Hearing on Motion for Default Judgment

SAMPLE Order on Motion for Default Judgment

Procedures for Trustee (or Debtor in Possession) to Obtain Court Approval on Compromises

 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 Kelley’s chambers          414-290-2660