March 17, 2018

Inclement Weather -Richmond Division Delayed Opening March 13, 2018

Due to inclement weather, the Richmond Division of the United States Bankruptcy Court will open at 10AM on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. All hearings before the Honorable Kevin R. Huennekens will be held as previously scheduled.

Public Notice

Standing Order No. 18-2 — Order Adopting Amendment to Local Bankruptcy Rule 2090-1(I) and New Exhibit 11 to Local Bankruptcy Rules, Attorney Discipline, Effective March 15, 2018

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Inclement Weather – Alexandria Division Closed Friday, March 2, 2018

Due to Inclement weather, the Alexandria Division of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia will be closed on Friday, March 2, 2018.

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