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General Orders

  • General Order No. 30-2020       |   02/05/2020

    General Order 30-2020, entered by Chief Judge Hagenau on behalf of the Court on February 5, 2020, provides for the application of Interim Bankruptcy Rules in cases filed under Subchapter V of Title 11 of the United States Code.

  • General Order No. 29-2019       |   12/05/2019

    This order establishes procedural guidelines for commencing and administering “Prepackaged Chapter 11 cases” and “Prenegotiated Chapter 11 cases”  in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

  • General Order No. 28-2019       |   11/26/2019

    This Court hereby adopts Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1007-I, as amended effective August 26, 2019, and as it may be subsequently amended from time to time.

  • Amended and Restated General Order No. 26-2019       |   11/04/2019

    This Order establishes procedures for use throughout the District in Chapter 11 cases that are designated by the Court as "Complex Chapter 11 Cases." The procedures set forth in this Order shall apply to all Complex Chapter 11 Cases filed in this District after the entry of this Order.

  • General Order No. 27-2019       |   02/04/2019

    Designation of Panel for Complex Chapter 11 Cases.  The panel applies only to cases filed in the Atlanta Division of the Court.

  • General Order No. 26-2019       |   02/04/2019

    [THIS ORDER IS SUPERSEDED BY AMENDED AND RESTATED GENERAL ORDER 26-2019 entered on November 4, 2019] Procedures for Complex Chapter 11 Cases. The procedures apply to cases filed in any division in the District for which Complex Chapter 11 Case treatment is requested and may be granted by the Court.

  • General Order No. 25-2018       |   10/31/2018

    This order is issued pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 5005 and 9036, and BLR 5005-8 and further explains the Court's CM/ECF administrative procedures as they apply to service of pleadings.  This order applies to all pleadings and documents filed in any case in this Court, including adversary proceedings on or after December 1, 2018.

  • General Order No. 24-2018       |   10/31/2018

    This order establishes procedures for counsel to utilize with respect to noticing of hearings and providing an opportunity to object.  These procedures are not available for pro se litigants.  Use of Exhibit A referenced in paragraph B of the order is mandatory.  This General Order supplements, rather than replaces, the procedures for notice of hearings and opportunity to object found in the Bankruptcy Rules and the Local Rules.

  • General Order No. 23-2018       |   10/31/2018

    Payment of Filing Fee in Installments to Commence Bankruptcy Case. This order is effective as to all notices and orders, as further described in the order, issued in cases on or after December 1, 2018 and, as to those cases, replaces General Order No. 16-2013.

  • 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