General Orders

  • General Order No. 22-2017       |   11/15/2017

    This Order, effective December 1, 2017, establishes procedures for attorneys to utilize in charging and collecting attorney's fees, expenses, and costs in connection with representation of Debtors in Chapter 13 cases in accordance with the Local Form for Chapter 13 plans that the Court adopted in General Order 21-2017

  • General Order No. 21-2017       |   11/15/2017

    This Order, effective December 1, 2017, requires the Local Form for Chapter 13 Plans and establishes related procedures.

  • General Order No. 20-2016       |   11/30/2016

    This Order, which supersedes General Order 15-2013, adopts local procedures to ensure uniformity in the deposit, investment and tax administration of funds in the Court's registry.
     

  • General Order 19-2015       |   12/09/2015

    This Order is effective as to all pending cases and cases filed on or after the date of the entry of this Order. This order supersedes General Order No. 8-2007 entered on January 9, 2007 regarding Chapter 13 §1326(a)(1)(C) pre-confirmation adequate protection payments.

  • General Order 18-2015       |   12/01/2015

    This Order is effective as to all pending cases and cases filed on or after the date of the entry of this Order.  It replaces all other General Orders with respect to compensation of attorneys for the debtor in Chapter 13 cases.

    Attachment to Order - Rights And Responsibilities Statement Between Chapter 13 Debtors And Their Attorneys

    Special Annotated Version of Rights And Responsibilities Statement Between Chapter 13 Debtors And Their Attorneys which cross-references the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention And Consumer Protection of 2005
     

  • General Order 17-2015       |   03/19/2015

    Effective April 1, 2015, the chapter 13 trustees in the Northern District of Georgia shall take a percentage fee upon receipt of funds. This Order is effective in all chapter 13 cases in this district and supersedes any contrary language in a chapter 13 plan.

  • Order Amending General Order 16-2013       |   02/28/2013

    Corrects two errors contained in General Order 16-2013, entered February 12, 2013. The errors corrected are (1) a typographical error in footnote 1; and (2) insertion of a word inadvertently omitted in paragraph 8. Except as amended, General Order No. 16-2013 remains in full force and effect.

  • General Order 16-2013       |   02/12/2013

    Alters the requirements for the payment of filing fees in installments to commence a bankruptcy case. This order, which replaces General Order 4-2005, is applicable to cases filed on or after February 19, 2013. General Order No. 4-2005 continues to be applicable to cases filed from October 17, 2005 through and including February 18, 2013.

  • General Order 15-2013       |   01/17/2013

    [THIS ORDER IS SUPERSEDED BY GENERAL ORDER 20-2016 entered on November 30, 2016] Adopts the Court Registry Investment System (“CRIS”) administered by the administrative Office of the United States Courts under 28 U.S.C. § 2045, as the authorized investment mechanism. Parties not wishing to transfer certain existing registry deposits into the CRIS may seek leave to transfer them to the litigants or their designees on proper motion and approval of the judge assigned to the specific case.

  • General Order 14-2012       |   11/28/2012

    Adopts Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1007-I, as amended on December 1, 2012. The amended rule specifically eliminates the time limit for filing the list of creditors in an involuntary bankruptcy case. This deletion conforms the deadlines in Rule 1007(c) and Rule 1007(a)(2), the latter having been amended December 1, 2010.

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