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  • April 29, 2021 11:16 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    NEW JUDGE APPOINTED TO DELAWARE BANKRUPTCY COURT.....LEARN MORE

    AMENDED ORDER ASSIGNING CERTAIN JUDGES TO CASES UNDER THE SMALL BUSINESS REORGANIZATION ACT.....LEARN MORE


  • April 01, 2021 1:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    FROM THE DELAWARE JUDICIARY: 

    CHIEF JUSTICE EXTENDS JUDICIAL EMERGENCY TO MAY 3RD.....LEARN MORE



  • March 29, 2021 1:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    THE FOLLOWING JURISDICTIONS WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY,  APRIL 2ND IN OBSERVANCE OF GOOD FRIDAY: 

    DELAWARE STATE COURTS*
    DELAWARE FEDERAL COURTS
    NEW CASTLE COUNTY OFFICES
    KENT COUNTY OFFICES
    SUSSEX COUNTY OFFICES 

    *JP COURTS #11, #7, & #3 WILL REMAIN OPEN


  • March 29, 2021 1:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    March 29, 2021

    PUBLIC NOTICE FOR REAPPOINTMENT OF BANKRUPTCY JUDGE

    The current 14-year term of office for U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kathryn C. Ferguson for the District of New Jersey is due to expire on November 9, 2021. The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is considering the reappointment to a new 14-year term of office. Upon reappointment, the incumbent would continue to exercise the jurisdiction of a bankruptcy judge as specified in Title 28, United States Code; Title 11, United States Code; and the Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1984, Pub. L. No. 98-353, §§ 101- 122, 98 Stat. 333-346. In bankruptcy cases and proceedings referred by the district court, the incumbents would continue to perform the duties of a bankruptcy judge that might include holding status conferences, conducting hearings and trials, making final determinations, entering orders and judgments, and submitting proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law to the district court. Members of the bar and the public are invited to submit comments for consideration by the Court of Appeals regarding the reappointments of Judge Kathryn C. Ferguson.

    All comments should be directed to one of the following addresses:

    By e-mail: ca3_Ferguson_Reappointment@ca3.uscourts.gov

    By mail: Margaret Wiegand, Circuit Executive Office of the Circuit Executive 22409 U.S. Courthouse 601 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19106-1790

    Comments must be received no later than noon on April 29, 2021.

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