The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland is pleased to announce that Lori Schultz Simpson has been appointed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Maryland. Please click here to view the public announcement of Judge-Designate Simpson's appointment.
In accordance with the provisions of Appendix F to the Local Rules for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland, and the procedures therein, certain dollar amounts in Appendix F shall be adjusted on April 1, 2016. The new dollar amounts reflect a 3.016 percent increase, rounded to the nearest $25. Please click here to view Appendix F applicable to cases filed on or after April 1.
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland mourns the passing of Chapter 13 Trustee Ellen W. Cosby. Ms. Cosby was an institution in the Baltimore Courthouse and the consumer bankruptcy community. She cared deeply about the debtors who passed through her office, and understood the life changing nature of a fresh start. She also held immense respect for the bankruptcy system and brought integrity to every step of the Chapter 13 process. Services will be held on Monday, February 29th, 2:30 pm. at the Chapel at Stella Maris, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Timonium, Maryland.
All bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings previously assigned to the Honorable Paul Mannes have been reassigned to the Honorable Duncan W. Keir. Unless noticed otherwise, all hearings will be held in the Greenbelt Division at the Federal Courthouse located at 6500 Cherrywood Lane, Greenbelt, Maryland, in Courtroom 3-D.