Court Locations

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

Save the Dates - Training for the Bar on the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019

The Bankruptcy Court, in partnership with the Office of U.S. Trustee and members of the bar, will hold training sessions on the Small Business Reorganization Act on January 17 (Baltimore) and January 24 (Greenbelt). The training sessions will commence at 9:30 am in the Jury Assembly Lounges of the Federal Courthouses in Baltimore and Greenbelt. For interested parties, the Bankruptcy Court will also demonstrate the new electronic exhibit presentation system that has been installed in one courtroom in each courthouse. It is anticipated that the training sessions will conclude by mid-day, with the electronic exhibit presentation demonstration following immediately thereafter. Additional information about these training sessions and how to register will be forthcoming soon.

The Honorable Thomas J. Catliota Selected as Chief Judge

The United States District Court has designated the Honorable Thomas J. Catliota to serve as Chief Judge of the Bankruptcy Court.  Please click here for a copy of the announcement.

Amended Bankruptcy Rules and Official Bankruptcy Form -- Effective December 1, 2019

Amendments to Bankruptcy Rules 4001, 6007, 9036 and 9037 are effective December 1, 2019. The text of the amended rules and accompanying committee notes can be viewed here. In addition, amended Official Bankruptcy Form 122A1 is effective December 1, 2019. The amended Official Form can be viewed here.

Unclaimed Funds – New Application for Payment of Unclaimed Funds and Instructions

Effective December 1, 2019, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland will utilize a new Application for Payment of Unclaimed Funds along with new Instructions for filing Application for Payment of Unclaimed Funds.  Additional information about unclaimed funds can be found by clicking here

Bankruptcy Court December 2019 Closures

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland will close for business in both divisions at 1:00 pm ET on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, and Tuesday, December 31, 2019. The Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 and on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Electronic filing through CM/ECF will remain available during this time.