Order Summary Entered Date

Orders promulgating historical amendments and updates to Local Bankruptcy Rules (MP 16-90000) can be found here 

  • Promulgating, amending and rescinding Local Bankruptcy Rules



Orders relating to COVID-19 Pandemic (MP 20-90006) can be found here 

  • Implementing procedural changes necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic



Order Authorizing Unrepresented Individuals to File Chapter 7 Cases Utilizing Electronic Self Representation (eSR)

Apr 24, 2023


Order Addressing COVID-19 Pandemic Related Administrative Orders 20-05, 20-07, 20-12 and 20-13

  • Extending Administrative Order 20-05: Order addressing signatures on electronic pleadings
  • Extending Administrative Order 20-07: Order addressing the prohibition against recording telephonic or video hearings 
  • Extending Administrative Order 20-12: Order authorizing implementation of the pilot Electronic Document Submission System (EDSS) (Rescinded by Administrative Order 23-04, effective July 1, 2023)

Dec 21, 2022


Order Governing the Possession and Use of Electronic Devices in the Bankruptcy Court

  • Authorizing possession and use of cellular phones and electronic devices in public areas of the courthouse, prohibiting photographs, prohibiting use of devices in courtrooms without permission of the presiding judge but generally authorizing counsel to use devices in the courtroom for approved purposes while their matter is heard

Mar 01, 2017


Order regarding Deposit and Investment Registry Funds

  • Adopting and outlining local procedures for the administration of funds deposited into the court's registry pursuant to B.R. 7076, including receipt and investment of funds, fees and taxes, and withdrawal of funds

Dec 01, 2016


Title 11 Proceedings

  • U.S. District Court Standing Order referring all bankruptcy cases and proceedings to the Bankruptcy Judges in the District of Maryland

Jul 24, 2012


Amended Order Directing the Electronic Filing of Pleadings by Attorneys

  • Requiring attorneys to file pleadings and other documents electronically via CM/ECF, in PDF format

Oct 05, 2011


Order Implementing Notice of Preferred Addresses Under 11 U.S.C.342(e) and (f) and National Creditor Register Service

  • Providing procedures for preferred address for notice and registration with the National Creditor Registration Service

Oct 17, 2005


Order Exempting Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Trustees from Electronic Public Access Fees

  • Exempting Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 trustees in the District of Maryland from the electronic public access fees prescribed by 28 U.S.C. § 1930(b)

May 13, 2002


Order Establishing Registry of Administrative Orders

  • Establishing registry of Administrative Orders to be numbered and maintained by the Clerk of Court

May 10, 2002

Inactive Administrative Orders