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Case Information - 602-682-4000
Bankruptcy Self-Help Center
602-682-4007 and 1-866-553-0893

April 3, 2014

  • Judge Collins Courtroom Location Change Effective April 8, 2014:  Judge Daniel P. Collins will be occupying the former chamber of Judge Haines on the 6th floor and holding court in Courtroom 603 beginning Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
  • Bankruptcy Filing Fee Increases Effective June 1, 2014:  The Judicial Conference met on March 11, 2014 and approved changes to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule effective June 1, 2014.  A summary of those changes is listed below.

- Fee for filing an adversary complaint increases to 350.00

- Administrative fees increase as follows:

  • For the filling of a new petition under Chapters 7, 12 or 13 to $75.00
  • For the filing of a new petition under Chapters 9, 11 or 15 to $550.00
  • For the filing of a motion to deconsolidate\split a joint case under Chapters 7, 12 or 13 to $75.00
  • For the filing of a motion to deconsolidate\split a joint case under Chapters 9, 11 or 15 to $550.00

- As a result, fees for filing a new bankruptcy petition will increase as follows:

  • Chapter 7 filing fee increases to $335.00
  • Chapter 9 filing fee increases to $1,717.00
  • Chapter 11 filing fee increases to $1,717.00
  • Chapter 12 filing fee increases to $275.00
  • Chapter 13 filing fee increases to $310.00
  • Chapter 15 filing fee increases to $1,717.00

March 18, 2014

  • Changes at the Phoenix Courthouse:  
    • Judge George Nielsen has moved his chambers to the 6th Floor and will be holding court in courtroom 602.
    • Judge Madeleine Wanslee was sworn in as the court's newest judge on March 17, 2014.  She will be occupying the former chamber of Judge Nielsen on the 7th Floor and holding court in courtroom 702.
    • Please check the judge's procedural pages for staff contact information.

March 12, 2014

  • CM/ECF Maintenance:  Required maintenance and security updates will be applied to the CM/ECF servers on Sunday, March 16, 2014, between 2pm and 4pm.  During the maintenance window, users can expect disruptions in access to the CM/ECF application.  Status updates will be posted to the CM/ECF Operations Notice page.
  • Local Rules Project:  As part of an ongoing project to review the court's Local Rules, the Committee on the Local Rules is seeking comments or suggestions from the bar on any specific existing local rules that may need to be modified or any new areas not currently covered, where a local rule would be helpful when appearing before the bankruptcy court.  Suggestions may be emailed to: preferably no later than April 30, 2014.

March 6, 2014

January 28, 2014

  • Yuma Office Goes Cashless:  Effective February 18, 2014, the Yuma office will be cashless. Filing fees must be paid with either a cashier's check or money order made payable to US Bankruptcy Court. Other fees may be paid by cashier's check, money order or credit card. No payments made in cash can be accepted.

January 9, 2014

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