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.
 
Fee Changes Effective December 1, 2013

1.        Motion to sell property free and clear of liens under 11 U.S.C. §363(f)

Item (19) of the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule is being added; a new fee will be charged upon the filing of a motion for the sale of property free and clear of liens under 11
U.S.C. § 363(f), as follows:

(19)        For filing the following motions, $176:

-To terminate, annul, modify or condition the automatic stay;
-To compel abandonment of property of the estate pursuant to Rule 6007(b) of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure; or
-To withdraw the reference of a case or proceeding under 28 U.S.C. § 157(d); or
-To sell property of the estate free and clear of liens under 11 U.S.C. § 363(f).


2.        Retrieval of file from Archives

Item (12) of the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule has been amended to provide as follows:

For retrieval of one box of a records from a Federal Records Center, National Archives, or other storage location removed from the place of business of the court, $53 $64. For retrievals
involving multiple boxes, $39 for each additional box.


3.        Lack of funds

Item (13) of the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule was amended as follows:

For a check paid into the court which is returned for lack of funds any payment returned or denied for insufficient funds, $53.