Welcome to the home page of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado. We offer this service as part of our continuing effort to provide you with easy access to information related to the Court. Your comments are welcomed and may be sent to us by e-mail at: Colorado Bankruptcy Court. However, substantive documents tendered for filing in the official records of the Court must be submitted in writing in accordance with the established rules of procedure. The Court does not accept motions, applications, pleadings, claims, statements nor other documents via e-mail or facsimile; filing documents needed by the Court with a case trustee does not mean that they are filed with the Court.

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Recent Announcements and Court Updates:

  • The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado will be closed on Thursday, December 25, and Friday December 26, 2014. Administrative Order 2014-2.
    Posted on 12/12/2014 Under: [Public Announcements]

  • INVITATION TO COMMENT ON DRAFT LOCAL RULES, FORMS AND TWO GENERAL PROCEDURE ORDERS. - The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado, in conjunction with the Local Rules Revision Committee, announces the opening of the comment period for the revised exhibit to GPO 2014-4(b) In the Matter of Fee Waiver Requests and Additional Delegation to the Clerk of the Court. The revised exhibit will make the form more useful, providing improved totality of the circumstances information that normally would be presented at a hearing on the request. Following review and consideration of the comments, the anticipated effective date will be February 1, 2015. Pursuant to Fed.R.Bankr.P. 9029, this proposed revised exhibit is being sent out for notice and comments. The Court welcomes comments from court users, members of the Bar and the public at large. All comments must be submitted no later than Friday, January 23, 2015. Please submit comments to LocalRule_comments@cob.uscourts.gov or mail them to the Chief Deputy, Kelly Sweeney, United States Bankruptcy Court, U.S. Custom House, 721 19th Street, Denver, Colorado 80202 (please identify the specific Local Rule or General Procedure Order to which your comment(s) relate). The U.S. Bankruptcy Court thanks you in advance for your input.
    Posted on 12/9/2014 Under: [Public Announcements]

  • Bench/Bar Meetings 2015 - Brown bag lunches for practicing attorneys and the Bankruptcy Court Judges will be held at noon March 4, room 183; June 3, room 183; September 2, room 183 and December 2, room 183. Come share your ideas, suggestions, questions, issues and concerns on case management, court procedures, and general practice matters.
    Posted on 12/8/2014 Under: [Public Announcements]

  • New fees effective 12/1/2014 - There will be new fees effective 12/1/2014. Direct appeals will now be $207 and a new fee for motion to make redactions is $25.00. Please see our fees page for a list of all fees.
    Posted on 11/13/2014 Under: [Public Announcements]

  • Notice of Bankruptcy Judge Vacancy for the District of Wyoming. - The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit seeks applications for a bankruptcy judgeship in the District of Wyoming. Bankruptcy judges are appointed to 14-year terms pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §152. The position will be available after February 28, 2015. The current annual salary is $183,172.

    The Tenth Circuit is requesting that applications be submitted for this vacancy on or before December 19, 2014.
    Posted on 11/5/2014 Under: [Public Announcements]

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    Recent Opinions of Interest:

    Opinions Selected for Publication:
  • Rocky Mountain High LLC v. Lofstedt, et al., Adversary Proceeding No. 13-1025 ABC, October 16, 2014 11 U.S.C. §§ 544(a)(3); C.R.S. §§ 38-35-122, 38-35-108, and 38-22-101, et seq. Posted: 10/23/2014 7:35:27 AM
  • In re SYMKA, Inc.; Case No. 11-32598 HRT; Order entered October 17, 2014 (Fed. R. Civ. P. 7; orders to show cause). Posted: 10/21/2014 10:01:15 AM
  • In re Arenas; Case No. 14-11406 HRT; Order entered August 28, 2014, (The Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. § 801 et seq. & 11 U.S.C. §§ 706(a) & (d); 707(a); 1307(c); 1325(a)(3)). Posted: 10/21/2014 9:58:27 AM
  • In re: Flanders v. Lawrence, et al., Adv. Pro. No. 13-1456 ABC. 11 U.S.C. §§ 524(a)(1) and 362; Rooker-Feldman; issue preclusion. Posted: 10/9/2014 4:13:26 PM
  • In re Briones-Coroy (United States Trustee v. Assaf), Adversary Proceeding No. 11-01311-SBB (Bankr. No. 10-40900-SBB). Posted: 8/12/2014 3:04:06 PM
  • MacArthur Co. v. Cupit, 13-1185 EEB Posted: 8/6/2014 7:31:16 AM
  • Enigami Systems, Inc. and Croan v. Baca (In re Baca), Adversary No. 14-01047-SBB Posted: 8/1/2014 1:39:02 PM
  • In re Schmidtke, Case No. 09-18484 EEB, March 11, 2014; 11 U.S.C. §522(f). Posted: 7/25/2014 1:44:57 PM
  • In re K Lunde, LLC, Case No. 13-17775. Posted: 7/25/2014 1:39:13 PM
  • Sender v. Cygan (In re Rivera), Adversary Proceeding No. 11-01378-SBB, Bankruptcy Case No. 09-23209-SBB. Posted: 7/24/2014 12:48:16 PM
  • Midwest Motor Supply Co., Inc. v. Jeffrey A. Hruby (In re Hruby); Case No. 14-11849 HRT; Order entered May 16, 2014, (§ 362(d)(1) cause to continue pre-petition litigation). Posted: 7/10/2014 8:24:27 AM
  • In re Fogel, Case No. 10-38010 ABC, Docket #66, (Bankr. D. Colo. June 20, 2014) (Notice of Appeal filed 7/1/14 at Docket #69); Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1016 Posted: 7/3/2014 8:12:36 AM
  • In re Lopez, Case No. 13-22220- HRT, Chapter 13; Order entered July 1, 2014 (Application of 11 U.S.C. § 506(a)(1) and 1322(b)(2) to the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act, Colo. Rev. Stat. § 38-33.3-316 (the "Act")). Posted: 7/3/2014 8:03:36 AM
  • Opinions Not Selected for Publication:

  • In re: Michael J. Mikelson, Bankruptcy Case No. 13-21830ABC. Posted: 10/3/2014 7:15:22 AM
  • In re: Stanley Robert Ostrander and Nancy Ostrander, Bankruptcy Case No. 14-17534ABC. Posted: 10/3/2014 7:12:23 AM
  • In re Abeyta, Case No. 11-35720 ABC, Docket #51, (Bankr. D. Colo. July 29, 2014) Postconfirmation modification; 11 U.S.C. § 1329. Posted: 8/27/2014 11:58:04 AM
  • In re Moore; Case No. 13-30251 HRT; Order entered May 29, 2014 (Colo. Rev. Stat. § 13-54-102(1)(j)(II); increased motor vehicle exemption for debtors with a disabled dependent). Posted: 7/10/2014 8:19:11 AM
  • Florado Partners, Inc. v. Gollehon (In re Gollehon), Adversary No. 11-01298 HRT, Chapter 7; Order entered June 25, 2014 (Denial of discharge under 11 U.S.C. § 727) Posted: 7/10/2014 8:14:58 AM
  • Dennis W. King v. Ark Woodworks, Inc. and Nasser Haji-Sarvestani (In re Willis); Adversary Case No. 13-01503 HRT; Order entered June 25, 2014 (denial of jurisdiction to hear collection action). Posted: 6/26/2014 7:37:13 AM