August 17, 2018

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

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Public Notice – Norfolk and Newport News Divisions Only

Changes in Procedure: Norfolk & Newport News Divisions of the United States Bankruptcy Court — Important Information
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