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.
 

1. For information about the number of copies and documents required, refer to our Filing Requirements.

2. For information on filing the B104 Cover Sheet, refer to our Filing Requirements.

3. 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 Judges' chambers can be reached as follows:

Judge Pepper's chambers        414-290-2650

Judge Kelley’s chambers          414-290-2660

Judge McGarity's chambers      414-290-2670

Judge Halfenger's chambers        414-290-2680