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.

Important Notices:


Hearings in the Rogers Courthouse (PLEASE NOTE: Commencing on May 12, 2014, all Judges will be back in the Custom House). 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 C203
Judge Brooks C402
Judge Campbell C205
Judge Brown C501
Judge Romero C502

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:

  • Notice of Bankruptcy Judge Vacancy for the District of Colorado. - The Tenth Circuit is requesting that applications be submitted for this vacancy on or before May 30, 2014. This is to fill the position that will be open in late March of 2015, following the retirement of the Honorable A. Bruce Campbell. Please see the attached notice for details.
    Posted on 4/11/2014 Under: [Public Announcements]

  • Letter from Chief Judge Tallman to Chief Judge Krieger regarding transition of the position of Chief Judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado. - Judge Tallman advised the U.S. District Court of his decision to step down as Chief Bankruptcy Judge by the end of fiscal year 2014. The District Court will go about the process of designating our next Chief in due course. Chief Judge Tallman will continue his service as a Judge for our Court.
    Posted on 4/10/2014 Under: [Public Announcements]

  • GPO 2014-3 - In the Matter of Suspending Notice Requirements Under Local Bankruptcy Rule 5010-1 for Motions to Reopen to File Certification of Completion of Financial Management Course. This GPO suspends the notice requirements for motions to reopen when the motion's sole purpose is to file the certification of completion of the financial management course.
    Posted on 3/24/2014 Under: [Recent Rules, Forms, Guidelines and General Procedure Orders]

  • GPO 2014-1 - In the Matter of General Procedure Orders Incorporated Into Amended Local Bankruptcy Rules Effective January 1, 2014. This order vacates as superseded GPOs that are now incorporated into the most recent amendments to the Local Bankruptcy Rules, Forms and Appendices.
    Posted on 1/9/2014 Under: [Recent Rules, Forms, Guidelines and General Procedure Orders]

  • Free Pro Se Bankruptcy Clinics 2014 Dates - The dates for the 2014 Bankruptcy Clinics by the Denver Bar Association has been updated. Please click here for more information and dates.
    Posted on 12/23/2013 Under: [Court Related News]

  • *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 Fogel, Case No. 10-38010 ABC, Docket #58, (Bankr. D. Colo. April 1, 2014); Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1016 Posted: 4/8/2014 2:14:44 PM
  • Horizon Womens Care Professional LLC; Case No. 13-28436 HRT; Order entered February 14, 2014 (relief from stay under § 362(d) to continue state court appeal). Posted: 3/6/2014 7:46:05 AM
  • In re John Gazzo (Gasso v. Ruff and Merrick), Bankruptcy Case No. 12-33683-SBB, Adversary Proceeding No. 13-01356-SBB. Posted: 2/10/2014 8:03:25 AM
  • In re Conley/Carroll, Case No. 10-12949 ABC, Docket No. 91 (Bankr.D.Colo. January 14, 2014); 11 U.S.C. §§ 1327 and 1329. Posted: 1/23/2014 9:22:19 AM
  • In re: Local Service Corporation, Bankruptcy Case No 08-15543 EEB, Adversary Proceeding No 12-1532 EEB. Posted: 1/14/2014 8:01:02 AM
  • Blackwell Oil Co., Inc., v. Potts, Case No. 12-23027- HRT; Adversary Proceeding No. 11- 1592, Order entered November 14, 2013 (Denial of discharge under § 727(a)(5)) Posted: 12/11/2013 8:04:21 AM
  • 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
  • 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