Richmond General Order 23-1 (Richmond Division Only), effective immediately, vacates Richmond General Order 22-2 and provides a remote hearing protocol in the Richmond Division.
Richmond General Order 23-2 (Richmond Division Only), effective immediately, governs procedures in the Richmond Division.
New Times for Motions Day Dockets in the Richmond Division
For Judge Huennekens, the following schedule will apply to Motion Day dockets beginning on January 18, 2023:
11:30 a.m. – Motions for Relief from Stay
12:00 p.m. – All other Motions, including Adversary Matters, Miscellaneous Motions, and Chapter 11 Matters and U.S. Trustee Matters
Judge Huennekens’ hearing dates are available here, under the Hearing Information tab: https://www.vaeb.uscourts.gov/content/procedures-hearings-hon-kevin-r-huennekens
For Judge Phillips, the following schedule will apply to Motion Day dockets beginning on January 4, 2023:
9:30 a.m. – All Motions, including Motions for Relief from Stay, Pretrial Conferences, Motions for Default Judgment, Miscellaneous Motions, Motions to Extend Stay, Reaffirmations, Chapter 11 Matters and U.S. Trustee Matters
Judge Phillips’ hearing dates are available here: https://www.vaeb.uscourts.gov/procedures-hearings-hon-keith-l-phillips NOTE: these tabs contain information for telephonic as well as remote(Zoom) hearings.
Motions that are improperly noticed for incorrect times may not appear on the Court’s docket.
Calendaring for Chapter 13 Day dockets is unaffected.
Public Notice (03/14/2022)
For the Richmond Division only, the Court has adopted a new scheduling procedure regarding Chapter 13 confirmation hearing times, effective with respect to the confirmation hearings held on or after June 1, 2022.
Standing Order 21-11, following a temporary period of district-wide suspension June 14-18, 2021, inclusive, at the direction of the Court, is reinstated effective on and after June 19, 2021. That Order, which is applicable district-wide, establishes a modified temporary protocol for filings by unrepresented (pro se) persons who should read the Order prior to filing voluntary petitions and other documents with the Court (June 18, 2021, Update).
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION PAGE
(Please review this page regularly for updated Court procedures and information.)
NOTICE: To reduce possible exposure to COVID-19, unless otherwise ordered by the Court, all hearings must be conducted remotely.
- Procedures for Hearings before Hon. Keith L. Phillips
- Procedures for Hearings before Hon. Kevin R Huennekens
Court Location and Mailing Address
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Important Security Information
Visitors enter the courthouse through the building’s main entrance on Broad Street. You will be required to walk through a magnetometer and your bags will be screened by an x-ray machine. You will be required to show a photo ID issued by a government agency, such as a driver’s license. Members of the public are prohibited from bringing cell phones, pagers, PDAs, laptop computers, cameras, tape recorders, and all other personal electronic devices into the courthouse. There are no lockers available to store these items while you visit the building.
Attorneys who require laptops for their courtroom presentations must receive prior approval from a judge.
Clerk's Office Information
Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET, except on holidays.
Clerk’s Office Main Line – 804-916-2400
Voice Case Information System (VCIS) – 866-222-8029
Click HERE for the Divisional Telephone Listing
PUBLIC TERMINAL ACCESS AVAILABLE
- Information about the operating status of the Richmond divisional office may be obtained by calling (804) 916-2400.
In the event of inclement weather, the Richmond Division of the U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, follows the operating status of the Richmond Division of the U. S. District Court. The status of the U. S. District Court is announced on local radio and television stations.
Information about the operating status of the Richmond divisional office may be obtained by calling (804) 916-2400.