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Please be advised that General Order 447 "Amended Guidelines for Professional Fees and Disbursements for Professionals in Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Cases" will be effective February 5, 2013.
CHANGES TO CERTAIN FILING FEES: Effective on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, the filing fee for commencing a case under chapter 9, 11 or 15 is increased to $1,213.00, and certain other fees have also been increased.
The CM/ECF server for the Chrysler and General Motors bankruptcy cases will be permanently unavailable as of 10:00 AM on Thursday, October 18, 2012. Both cases are being moved to the main CM/ECF server, available on Monday, October 22, 2012, at 8:30 AM. Please see the important details. click here.
A new centralized return mail program has been implemented for processing the returned mail that, prior to this new system, had been sent back to the bankruptcy court for handling. Click here to learn more.
A new phone system has been installed in the Bowling Green courthouse. Please be aware that all extensions have changed. The main line (212) 668-2870, as well as all chambers lines remain the same. To search by name (last name first) please call the main line and dial 1. If you have any difficulty in reaching your intended court employee you can dial 3 to reach our customer service desk.