October 16, 2018

Norfolk-Newport News Combined Standing Order No. 18-1, Effective 10/29/18

Norfolk-Newport News Combined Standing Order No. 18-1, Effective 10/29/18: Chapter 13 Confirmation Hearings: Follow-up to August 15, 2018, Public Notice

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to Inclement Weather – The Hoffman U.S. Courthouse will be closed on Thursday, September 13, 2018 and Friday, September 14, 2018.

Due to inclement weather, the Hoffman U.S. Courthouse will be closed on Thursday, September 13, 2018 and Friday, September 14, 2018.

 

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to Inclement Weather – The Hoffman U.S. Courthouse will be closed on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

Due to inclement weather, the Hoffman U.S. Courthouse will be closed on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

 

 

Inclement Weather – Rescheduled Docket – Norfolk Division – Thursday, September 13, 2018

Due to inclement weather all hearings scheduled before the Honorable Stephen C. St. John, Chief Judge on Thursday, September 13, 2018 in the U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Norfolk Division have been rescheduled to September 27, 2018 at the same time as originally scheduled.

Inclement Weather – Rescheduled Docket – Norfolk Division – Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Due to inclement weather all hearings scheduled before the Honorable Frank J. Santoro, Judge on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 in the U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Norfolk Division have been rescheduled to September 25, 2018 at the same time as originally scheduled.

Public Notice

Impending Change in Chapter 13 Plan Confirmation Procedures in the Norfolk and Newport News Divisions.
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Notice-No v. Gorman Procedures Effective July 23, 2018

Implementation of Revised U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia Procedures

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Notice: Norfolk and Newport News Divisions’ Procedures on Entry of Default and Default Judgment-Effective March 1, 2018

Effective immediately in the Norfolk and Newport News Divisions, a plaintiff seeking entry of a default judgment pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 55, as incorporated into the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure by Rule 7055, must file a Motion for Entry of Default with the Clerk of this Court in compliance with Local Bankruptcy Rule 7055-1. After securing entry of default, the plaintiff may then file a Motion for Default Judgment, which shall also comply with Local Bankruptcy Rule 7055-1. The Court will issue an order denying a Motion for Default Judgment filed prior to the entry of default.

 

Chief Judge Stephen C. St. John

Judge Frank J. Santoro

Inclement Weather – Norfolk Division – Advisory re:Dockets Scheduled for Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Please be advised of the following with respect to matters scheduled to be heard before the Honorable Frank J. Santoro on Tuesday, January 9, 2018: if the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division, opens without delay on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, all hearings scheduled before the Honorable Frank J. Santoro will be convened as scheduled; if the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division, has a delayed opening on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, all hearings scheduled before the Honorable Frank J. Santoro will be convened at 11:00 a.m.; and if the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division, is closed on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, all hearings scheduled before the Honorable Frank J. Santoro will be rescheduled.

Inclement Weather – Rescheduled Docket – Norfolk Division – Thursday, January 4, 2018

Due to inclement weather, all hearings scheduled before the Honorable Stephen C. St. John, Chief Judge on Thursday, January 4, 2018 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Norfolk Division have been rescheduled to January 11, 2018 at the same time as originally scheduled.

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