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Revised Local Bankruptcy Rules Effective 2-1-2019(New)
Administrative Order 2019-1 was recently signed adopting revised local bankruptcy rules. The amended rules went into effect February 1, 2019.

Statement About Your Social Security Numbers(New)
Pursuant to revised LBR 9011, debtors must file a completed Statement About Your Social Security Numbers (Official Form B121). Please visit the Court’s website for more detailed information on the filing requirements of Official Form B121.

Attention Bankruptcy Software Users: Please be sure to contact your software vendor so that your software program may be updated to meet  the new requirements of the revised Local Rule 9011.

Access to Documents Filed before 12-1-2003
Access to documents in cases filed before December 1, 2003, and which have been closed for more than a year may be restricted in PACER. Documents in these cases may be viewed via the Internet only by parties in the case who have a separate CM/ECF login issued by the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan. For information about viewing these documents in the Clerk's Office or ordering copies by mail, please visit our website for information about Obtaining Copies,

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