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New rules governing procedures for appointment of pro bono counsel in bankruptcy proceedings were issued jointly in February by the bankruptcy courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Click here for additional information. 2nd Annual Pro Bono Program
BAPCPA went into effect. The BAPCPAresources page contains important information for filers (including links to information on the credit counseling and debtor education requirements, the poverty guidelines for in forma pauperis, means testing in chapter 7 cases, etc.); the resources page also includes links to those General Orders pertaining to the amended law.
Effective April 1, 2005, all chapter 13 matters in the Manhattan Division will be heard in the United States Bankruptcy Court, SDNY, One Bowling Green, Courtroom 610-2, New York, NY 10004-1408. Inquiries about chapter 13 matters should be directed to the Court's chapter 13 specialist: Tracey Mercado at (212) 668-5632.