May 26, 2017

Updated Procedure — Norfolk and Newport News Divisions Only: Effective on or After 12/01/2016

Updated Motions for Relief from Stay Procedures for Norfolk and Newport News

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Public Notice

Impending Change in Official Court Transcription Service for Alexandria, Norfolk and Newport News Divisions

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Announcement-Hearing Cancellations Module: Managing Hearing Cancellations Electronically (Norfolk and Newport News Divisions Only)

Managing Cancellations Electronically, effective October 1, 2016

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Public Notice

Norfolk Standing Order 16-1 — Newport News Standing Order 16-1 (Amended): Bankruptcy Cases in which a Creditor Files a Response to Notice of Final Cure Payment Indicating Postpetition Amounts are Due: Effective January 20, 2016

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Public Notice

Norfolk Standing Order 16-1 — Newport News Standing Order 16-1: Bankruptcy Cases in which a Creditor Files a Response to Notice of Final Cure Payment Indicating Postpetition Amounts are Due: Effective January 6, 2016
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Updated Procedures — Norfolk and Newport News Divisions Only: Effective on or After 01/01/2016

All Motions to Approve Loan Modification after Confirmation Pursuant to LBR 6004-4 filed on or after January 1, 2016, in cases in the Norfolk and Newport News Divisions will be set for hearing. These hearings cannot be removed from the docket.

Chief Judge Stephen C. St. John

Judge Frank J. Santoro

Updated Procedures — Norfolk and Newport News Divisions Only

Updated Instructions for Relief from Stay Procedures Effective December 1, 2015 (supersedes April 23, 2014, updated instructions and original October 1, 2013, (effective November 1, 2013), instructions).

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Termination of North Carolina Petition Filings in the Eastern District of Virginia, Effective 8/19/2014

Because of abuses which have occurred, the prior accommodation afforded the bar of authorizing the filing of petitions for North Carolina residents who do not qualify to establish venue in the Eastern District of Virginia, is terminated effective August 19, 2014.

Chief Judge Stephen C. St. John
Judge Frank J. Santoro

New Procedure: Motion to Vacate Order Dismissing Case — Norfolk and Newport News Divisions

Effective May 1, 2014, after the conclusion of a hearing on a Motion to Vacate Order Dismissing Case, the Court in Norfolk and Newport News will enter its own order granting or denying the motion.  The prevailing party at the hearing should no longer submit an order for entry via BOPS for these motions.

Public Notice

Transcript Request Procedure Information
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