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
. 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.
- Proposed amendments and invitation for review and comments on Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms. The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado announces proposed amendments to its Local Rules and invites public comment under 28 U.S.C. §2071(b). The proposed amendments can be downloaded on our website under Local Rules or can be obtained at the office of the Clerk of the Court at the Alfred A. Arraj U.S. Courthouse Annex located at 901 19th Street, Denver, Colorado 80294.
All comments must be submitted no later than November 29, 2013. Please submit comments to LocalRule_comments@cob.uscourts.gov or mail them to the Acting Clerk of the Court, Kelly Sweeney, United States Bankruptcy Court, U.S. Custom House, 721 19th Street, Denver, Colorado 80202. Please identify the specific Local Rule to which your comment(s) relate.
- Starting July 15, 2013, we will no longer accept payments in our office over the counter after 4:15 p.m. and we will be closing from 11:30 to 12:30 daily due to staff shortages. You will need to lodge your payment and/or any documents in our after hours secured box on the first floor during the lunch closure and after 4:15, then, we will mail your receipt and any other applicable documents the following business day, this INCLUDES payments for copies. Please note that court proceedings on CD must be paid for by credit card at the time the order is placed for attorneys and non-debtors, absent leave of the Court Clerk.
Hearings in the Rogers Courthouse
. Due to construction in the Custom House, the Bankruptcy Court Judges are presiding over trials, hearings and status conferences in the Rogers Courthouse at 1929 Stout St., Denver, CO, The hearing rooms are as follows:
|Chief Judge Tallman
Reminder: The Bankruptcy Clerk's Office will remain in the Custom House at 721 19th St., Denver, CO 80202. If you are filing documents in paper, making installment payments or need information from the Bankruptcy Court Records section, you will need to use the Custom House address.
Recent Announcements and Court Updates:
Administrative Order of the Chief Judge 2013-1 - In the Matter of the Continued use of Official Stamps Bearing the Name Bradford L. Bolton, Clerk Commencing January 4, 2013, Kelly J. Sweeney shall serve as Acting Clerk, pending the official appointment of the new Bankruptcy Clerk of Court. The Court shall use official stamps bearing the name Bradford L. Bolton, Clerk, with the same force and effect as if the stamp said Kelly J. Sweeney, Acting Clerk.
GPO 2013-3 In the Matter of Substituting a Revised Version of the Reaffirmation Cover Sheet for Local Bankruptcy Form 4008-1.1. - This Order adopts the new national reaffirmation agreement cover sheet in place of our Local Bankruptcy Form 4008-1.1. The national form was modified slightly to incorporate information from our former form regarding bankruptcy or insolvency defaults
Posted on 12/2/2013 Under:
[Recent Rules, Forms, Guidelines and General Procedure Orders]
Updated Chambers Procedure for Honorable Michael E. Romero - No Written Discovery Motions.
Posted on 9/9/2013 Under:
Order Establishing the Standing Local Rules Revision Committee Appointed by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado. - We are pleased to announce the formation of the Standing Local Bankruptcy Rules Revision Committee (the "Committee") appointed by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado. The Committee's purpose is to consider rules affecting local bankruptcy practice, investigate and draft proposed rule revisions for consideration by the Court and take such other action necessary for implementation of the proposed, revised rules which are intended to address and comport with local practice. For more information about the Committee and how it will conduct business, please review the Committee Bylaws. Please send your suggestions or comments for local rule or General Procedure Order additions or revisions to any member of the Committee. This link will take you to the contact information for current Committee members.
Posted on 8/12/2013 Under:
[Public Announcements][Recent Rules, Forms, Guidelines and General Procedure Orders]
*Announcments and updates are removed after 120 days and may be found using the drop down menus above.
Recent Opinions of Interest:
Opinions Selected for Publication:
In re Kurtz, No. 11-35725 ABC (Bankr. D.Colo. November 26, 2013) ECF#71 Posted: 12/2/2013 8:35:05 AM
In re Calderon, ___ B.R. ___ (Bankr. D.Colo. 2013) (Bankr. Case No. 12-23843-SBB, issued October 23, 2013) Posted: 11/20/2013 2:12:24 PM
In re: Soles, Bankruptcy Case No. 12-32042 EEB. Posted: 9/20/2013 11:45:56 AM
In re Lisa L. Spence, Bankruptcy Case No. 12-23626-SBB. Posted: 9/12/2013 9:36:42 AM
In re BAAB Steel, Inc. 08-12067ABC, Docket #202 entered on August 22, 2013; 11 U.S.C. §§ 502(f), 503(b) and 507(a). Posted: 8/27/2013 8:59:33 AM
In re: John Watson, Bankruptcy Case No. 07-21077EEB. Posted: 8/20/2013 7:46:36 AM
In re: River Canyon Real Estate Investments, LLC, Bankruptcy Case No. 12-20763EEB. Posted: 8/20/2013 7:44:37 AM
In re McGehan, Case No. 12-27662-SBB, and In re Milano, Case No. 112-30027-SBB, opinion issued July 19, 2013. Posted: 8/12/2013 2:37:44 PM
In re Ellis (Ellis v. United States Dep't of Homeland Security), Bankruptcy Case No. 08-24670-SBB; Adversary Proceeding No. 10-01013-SBB Posted: 7/10/2013 12:14:20 PM
In re Towler, Case No. 12-10126EEB. Posted: 7/1/2013 8:13:51 AM
In re Murphy, Case No. 11-13280EEB. Posted: 7/1/2013 8:11:00 AM
In re Palilla, Case No. 11-24809EEB, Adversary Proceeding No. 12-1092EEB. Posted: 7/1/2013 8:07:27 AM
In re Baetz, Case No. 12-10519EEB. Posted: 7/1/2013 8:03:21 AM
In re Carter, Case No. 11-13475 ABC; Posted: 6/26/2013 11:32:54 AM
Opinions Not Selected for Publication:
In re Michael Theodor George Burch and Ashley Rae Burch, Case No. 11-27539 ABC; Fed. R. Civ. P. 60(b)(1); November 20, 2013 Posted: 11/20/2013 2:02:35 PM
In re Dunlap; Case No. 12-30710 HRT; Order entered October 3, 2013 (Rule 3001). Posted: 10/4/2013 9:49:16 AM
In re Valley Mortgage, Inc. (VMI Liquidating Trust v. The Harvey Maveal Trust), Bankr. Case No. 10-19101-SBB; Adversary No. 12-01231-SBB, Order entered September 18, 2013. Posted: 9/23/2013 8:42:41 AM
In re Valley Mortgage, Inc. (VMI Liquidating Trust v. United States of America on behalf of Internal Revenue Service), Bankr. Case No. 10-19101-SBB; Adversary No. 12-01277-SBB, Order entered September 18, 2013 Posted: 9/23/2013 8:37:13 AM
In re Timothy P. Haran and Sheila M. Haran; Case No. 10-36018-HRT; Order entered August 14, 2013 (Objection to Amended Proof of Claim under FED.R.BANKR.P. 3002(c)(3) and 7015). Posted: 8/29/2013 9:46:33 AM
In re Rentie, Case No. 10-18997 ABC, Docket #66, entered on August 8, 2013; The "hanging paragraph" of 11 U.S.C. § 1325(a) and 11 U.S.C. §§ 1327, 1328 and 1329. Posted: 8/16/2013 7:38:40 AM
In re Knapp, Case No. 08-24134 ABC, Docket #51, entered on July 5, 2013; 11 U.S.C. §§ 1327, 1328 and 1329. Posted: 8/16/2013 7:37:14 AM
In re Norwood, Case No. 12-23027- HRT; Order entered August 8, 2013 (Factors relevant to "good faith" analysis on motions to reconsider conversion pursuant to Marrama v. Citizens Bank of Massachusetts, 549 U.S. 365 (2007)). Posted: 8/15/2013 9:49:17 AM
In re: Gardner; Case No. 12-12485 HRT; Order entered July 19, 2013 (11 U.S.C. § 522(b); COLO. REV. STAT. § 13-54-102(1)(s); objections to exemptions; pre-bankruptcy transfers). Posted: 8/12/2013 7:36:16 AM
Wadsworth v. High Speed Aggregate, Inc. (In re Trick Technologies, Inc.); Adversary Pro. No. 12-01622 HRT; Order entered July 22, 2013 (Initial Transferee under §550). Posted: 7/23/2013 8:46:07 AM