General Orders

General orders are judicial orders normally signed by all of the bankruptcy judges in the district, or by the chief bankruptcy judge, and have district-wide application.
Date Title General Order Number
10/31/2017 Interim Order Regarding Service of Chapter 13 Plans General Order 17-01
11/10/2015 Technical Modification to Local Bankruptcy Rule 4008-1 District Court General Order 2015-16
10/05/2015 Appointment of Judge Russ Kendig as Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court District Court General Order 2015-28
01/12/2015 Technical Modification to Local Bankruptcy Rule 9019-2 District Court General Order 2015-1
10/17/2014 Form Motion for Order Confirming Inapplicability of the Automatic Stay Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 362(c)(4)(A)(i) Amended General Order 08-1
05/09/2014 Order Regarding Case Transfers and Docket Assistance in This District General Order 14-01
10/07/2013 Operation of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio, in the Absence of an Appropriation Bill or Continuing Resolution General Order 13-02
02/19/2013 Deposit and Investment of Registry Funds General Order 13-01
11/14/2012 Adoption of Second Revised Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1007-I District Court General Order 2012-19
04/04/2012 Referral of Title 11 Matters in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio District Court General Order 2012-7
01/18/2012 Adoption of Revised Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1007-I District Court General Order 2012-2
10/04/2011 Appointment of Judge Pat E. Morgenstern-Clarren as the Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court District Court General Order 2011-27
05/23/2011 Vacation of Outdated General Orders General Order 11-1
05/16/2011 Modifications to the Local Bankruptcy Rules District Court General Order 2011-12
03/08/2010 Modifications to the Local Bankruptcy Rules District Court General Order 2010-4
10/28/2009 Cell Phones, Cameras, Laptops and Other Electronic Devices in U.S. Courthouses District Court General Order 2009-21
10/08/2008 Repeal of Interim Bankruptcy Rules District Court Third Amended General Order 2005-11
04/05/2005 Vacation of Outdated General Orders General Order 05-1
07/07/1998 Appointment of Kenneth J. Hirz General Order 98-2
03/28/1980 Official Seal General Order 3
09/17/1973 Filing Bankruptcy Petitions District Court General Order 8