August 17, 2018

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

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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