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COVID-19 Information

Second Amended General Order on Continued Operations During COVID-19 National Emergency (July 12, 2021)

Effective July 20, 2021, the court will require in-person appearances for most evidentiary hearings, including, but not limited to, hearings on fee waivers, requests to continue or impose the automatic stay, requests to modify the automatic stay, and confirmation hearings. 

Appearance at, participation in, and observations of routine chapter 13 hearings may be by telephone, unless ordered otherwise; call-in information is as follows:

· For hearings before Chief Judge Halfenger call (888) 684-8852, access code: 7183566#
· For hearings before Judge Hanan call (888) 808-6929, access code: 9122579#
· For hearings before Judge Perhach call (888) 675-2535, access code: 9918878#
· For hearings before Judge Blise call (888) 808-6929, access code: 5457889#

The clerk’s office remains closed to the public.

The court's pro se help desk is now conducting in-person and virtual conferences.  Questions regarding the virtual program may be directed to Mike Keepman (Michael_J_Keepman@wieb.uscourts.gov).

General Orders and Notices

General Order 21-10 Regarding COVID-19 Virus Public Emergency-Mask Policy (June 30, 2021)

Amended General Order on Continued Operations During COVID-19 Virus Public Emergency (October 30, 2020) Amended on July 12, 2021; see above

Updated General Order Regarding COVID-19 Virus Public Emergency (July 1, 2020)

Updated General Order Regarding COVID-19 Virus Public Emergency (May 28, 2020)

General Order on Continued Operations During COVID-19 National Emergency (March 16, 2020) Amended on October 30, 2020 

Order Allowing Individual Debtors to Submit Documents by Email (March 27, 2020)

Public Notice Allowing Email Submission of Documents (March 27, 2020)

Public Notice Regarding Paper Filings & Payments (March 18, 2020)

Open Letter Regarding Propose to Issue General Order Waiving Wet-Signature Requirement During the COVID-19 Emergency (March 27, 2020)

Notice Regarding 341 Meetings (March 17, 2020)

Help

If you have any questions, please contact the court at 414-297-3291 (Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Central Time)