Tag Archives: Eastern District of Louisiana

Federal Bankruptcy Courts To Stay Open For A Few More Days

The Government Shutdown is now 10 days old. In a recent article that I wrote for the Bankruptcy Law Network I discussed how the bankruptcy courts will be impacted by the government shutdown. In its initial statement regarding the possible shutdown … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaac Closed New Orleans Bankruptcy Court

As a result of Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaac, The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana  has announced that it will be closed on Monday, August 27 at noon through Thursday, August 30, 2012 at noon. All matters before … Continue reading

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Elizabeth W. Magner Appointed Chief Judge of New Orleans Bankruptcy Court

On August 23, 2011 the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana announced that Judge Elizabeth W. Magner has been appointed as Chief Judge of the Court. Judge Magner’s appointment is effective September 1, 2011. Judge Magner … Continue reading

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My Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Was Filed In New Orleans. Where Do I Make My Plan Payments?

When you file a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy you are required to make monthly payments to the Chapter 13 Trustee. The New Orleans Bankruptcy Court is located in the Eastern District of Louisiana. The Chapter 13 Trustee for the New Orleans Bankruptcy … Continue reading

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They Went Broke Too! William Jefferson

Recently convicted U.S. Representative William “Bill” Jefferson, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection along with his wife.  The bankruptcy was filed on August 27, 2009 in the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, which is the bankruptcy … Continue reading

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