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Greenbelt
6500 Cherrywood Ln - Greenbelt, MD 20770 - Main Tel: 301-344-8018 map
Baltimore
101 W Lombard St Room 8530 - Baltimore, MD 21201 - Main Tel: 410-962-2688
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June 1, 2012

Bankruptcy Judge Nancy V. Alquist has been appointed Chief Judge of the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland, effective June 1, 2012. For more information, see the Order of the District Court.

April 25, 2012 - Strategic Plan Updated

The Strategic Planning Committee of the Court has just completed a refinement of the Strategic Goal from which the DAP program was created. Please click here to see the plan.

March 8, 2012 - Local Bankruptcy Rules 3012-2(b)(1) and 3012-2(b)(2) changes.

Local Bankruptcy Rules 3012-2(b)(1) and 3012-2(b)(2) Valuation of Collateral and Avoidance of Nonresidential Liens - Chapter 13 Only have been updated as follows: the terms "residence" and "principal residence" have been replaced by the term "property."

December 19, 2011 - New Debtor Assistance Project ("DAP") Location

Opening of a New Debtor Assistance Project ("DAP") Location

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland ("USBC"), in conjunction with the Allegany Law Foundation, Inc. ("Allegany Law"), is pleased to announce the expansion of the DAP to the office of Allegany Law in Cumberland, Maryland. The new location is scheduled to open on Friday, January 20, 2012, and will operate on the third Friday of each month thereafter.

The DAP is a pro bono legal clinic focused on providing free pre-scheduled 30-minute consultations (conducted by volunteer attorneys) to individuals who do not have attorneys and need legal advice on bankruptcy matters. The existing DAP locations are in Baltimore, Greenbelt, and Easton. The DAP is the result of a collaborative effort of the USBC, the MD State Bar Association, the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, the U.S. Trustees for the District of Maryland, Community Legal Services of Prince George’s County, Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, MidShore Pro Bono, Inc., Civil Justice, and the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland. Allegany Law is the newest DAP collaborator.

Contact Numbers:
410-962-7533 - Volunteer attorneys
410-962-3813 - DAP appointments

November 2, 2011 - Admin Order 11-04

Local Bankruptcy Rule 7012-1 Core or Non-Core Matters and Consent was amended with Administrative Order 11-04 to add the requirement for all parties in an adversary proceeding to include in their initial pleading a statement as to whether the party consents to entry of final orders or judgments by the Bankruptcy Judge. The rules have been updated on our web site.

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