Bankruptcy Overview

 


Michigan Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Court Locations: Bay City, Detroit, Flint
Counties of Jurisdiction: Alcona, Alpena, Arenac, Bay, Cheboygan, Clare, Crawford, Genesee , Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Iosco, Isabella, Jackson, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Midland, Monroe, Montgomery, Oakland, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Saginaw, Saint Clair, Sanilac, Shiawassee, Tuscola, Washtenaw, Wayne

Clerks:
Sheila M. Tighe
Clerk of the Court
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
211 W. Fort St., 21 st. Floor
21st Floor Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 234-0068

Sheila M. Tighe
Bankruptcy ClerkBankruptcy Clerk
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
111 1st., P.O. Box 911
Bay City, MI 48707
(517) 894-8840

Sheila M. Tighe
Bankruptcy Clerk Bankruptcy Clerk
U.S. Bankruptcy Clerk
226 West 2nd. St.
Flint, MI 48502
(313) 766-5050

 

 

 

Detroit Map & Directions

Detroit
211 West Fort Street
Detroit, Michigan 48226
(313)234-0065
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (M-F)
Directions:
From the East

I-94 west to I-75 south to I-375 downtown. Exit I-375 at Jefferson East and turn right on Congress Street. Continue on Congress Street until you reach Washington Boulevard (three blocks past Woodward Avenue) and then turn right. The court is one block up on the right side of the street.

From the West

I-94 east to Lodge Freeway south. Exit from the left lane at Larned Street and turn left at the traffic light, which is Washington Boulevard. The court is two blocks up on the right side.

From the North

I75 south to I-375 downtown. Exit I-375 at Jefferson East and turn right on Congress Street. Continue on Congress Street until you reach Washington Boulevard (three blocks past Woodward Avenue) and then turn right. The court is one block up on the right side.

From the South

I-75 north to Lodge Freeway south. Exit from the left lane at Larned Street and turn left at the traffic light which is Washington Boulevard. The court is two blocks up on the right side.

Parking:

Fort Washington Garage (On Washington Blvd. directly across from the court).

Internal Locations:

Intake/Records 21st Floor
Chief Judge Steven W. Rhodes 18th Floor
Judge Marci B. McIvor 18th Floor
Judge Walter Shapero 19th Floor
Judge Phillip J. Shefferly 19th Floor
Judge Thomas J. Tucker 19th Floor

First Meeting of Creditors/U.S. Trustee Location:
211 West Fort Street
Suite 700
Detroit, MI 48226
Maps:

Detroit Map

Detroit Map 2

Judges:
Hon. Thomas J. Tucker
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
211 W. Fort St., 21st. Floor
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 234-0033

Hon. Steven W. Rhodes
Chief Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
211 W. Fort St., Ste. 1800
21st Floor Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 234-0020

Hon. Marci B. McIvor
211 W. Fort St. Suite 1850
Detroit MI 48226 Courtroom Deputy, Patti O'Hara (313) 234-0014

 


Hon.Phillip Shefferly U.S. Bankruptcy Court
211 W. Fort St., Ste. 1950
21st Floor Detroit, MI 48226
(Courtroom 1975
Courtroom Deputy, John Moses (313) 234-0043

 

 

Western District Court
Michigan Western Bankruptcy Court
Court Locations: Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Marquette, Traverse City
Counties of Jurisdiction: Alger, Allegan, Antrim, Baraga, Barry, Benzie, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Charlevoix, Chippewa, Clinton, Delta, Dickinson, Eaton, Emmet, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Hillsdale, Houghton, Ingham, Ionia, Iron, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Keweenaw, Lake, Leelanau, Luce, Mackinac, Manistee, Marquette, Mason, Mecosta, Menominee, Missaukee, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Ontonagon, Osceola, Ottawa, Saint Joseph, Schoolcraft, Van Buren, Wexford

Clerks:
Bankruptcy Clerk
Gerald Ford Federal Bldg.
110 Michigan St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49501
(616) 456-2693

Marquette Clerk's Office
202 W. Washington St., Rm. 314
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 226-2117

 

Judges:
Hon. James D. Gregg
Gerald Ford Federal Bldg.
110 Michigan St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49501
(616) 456-2264

Hon. Jo Ann C. Stevenson
Gerald Ford Federal Bldg.
110 Michigan St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49501
(616) 456-2950

Hon. Jeffrey R. Hughes
Gerald Ford Federal Bldg.
110 Michigan St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49501
(616) 456-2233

 

Bankruptcy Links:

Links to Bankruptcy Courts:

Alabama Middle Bankruptcy Court
Alabama Northern Bankruptcy Court
Alabama Southern Bankruptcy Court
Alaska Bankruptcy Court
Arizona Bankruptcy Court
Arkansas Eastern and Western Bankruptcy Court
California Central Bankruptcy Court
California Eastern Bankruptcy Court
California Northern Bankruptcy Court
California Southern Bankruptcy Court
Colorado Bankruptcy Court
Connecticut Bankruptcy Court
DC Bankruptcy Court
Delaware Bankruptcy Court
Florida Middle Bankruptcy Court
Florida Northern Bankruptcy Court
Florida Southern Bankruptcy Court
Georgia Middle Bankruptcy Court
Georgia Northern Bankruptcy Court
Georgia Southern Bankruptcy Court
Hawaii Bankruptcy Court
Idaho Bankruptcy Court
Illinois Central Bankruptcy Court
Illinois Northern Bankruptcy Court
Illinois Southern Bankruptcy Court
Indiana Northern Bankruptcy Court
Indiana Southern Bankruptcy Court
Iowa Northern Bankruptcy Court
Iowa Southern Bankruptcy Court
Kansas Bankruptcy Court
Kentucky Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Kentucky Western Bankruptcy Court
Louisiana Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Louisiana Middle Bankruptcy Court
Louisiana Western Bankruptcy Court
Maine Bankruptcy Court
Maryland Bankruptcy Court
Massachusetts Bankruptcy Court
Michigan Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Michigan Western Bankruptcy Court
Minnesota Bankruptcy Court
Mississippi Northern Bankruptcy Court
Mississippi Southern Bankruptcy Court
Missouri Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Missouri Western District and Bankruptcy Courts
Montana Bankruptcy Court
Nebraska Bankruptcy Court
Nevada Bankruptcy Court
New Hampshire Bankruptcy Court
New Jersey Bankruptcy Court
New Mexico Bankruptcy Court
New York Eastern Bankruptcy Court
New York Northern Bankruptcy Court
New York Southern Bankruptcy Court
New York Western Bankruptcy Court
North Carolina Eastern Bankruptcy Court
North Carolina Middle Bankruptcy Court
North Carolina Western Bankruptcy Court
North Dakota Bankruptcy Court
Ohio Northern Bankruptcy Court
Ohio Southern Bankruptcy Court
Oklahoma Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Oklahoma Northern Bankruptcy Court
Oregon Bankruptcy Court
Pennsylvania Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Pennsylvania Middle Bankruptcy Court
Pennsylvania Western Bankruptcy Court
Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Court
Rhode Island Bankruptcy Court
South Carolina Bankruptcy Court
South Dakota Bankruptcy Court
Tennessee Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Tennessee Middle Bankruptcy Court
Tennessee Western Bankruptcy Court
Texas Eastern Bankruptcy
Texas Northern Bankruptcy Court
Texas Southern Bankruptcy Court
Texas Western Bankruptcy Court
Utah Bankruptcy Court
Vermont Bankruptcy Court
Virginia Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Virginia Western Bankruptcy Court
Washington Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Washington Western Bankruptcy Court
West Virginia Northern Bankruptcy Court
West Virginia Southern Bankruptcy Court
Wisconsin Eastern Bankruptcy Court
Wisconsin Western Bankruptcy
Wyoming Bankruptcy Court

Electronic Court Information Systems:
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Links to U.S. Bankruptcy Courts Electronic Records
 Alabama Middle Bankruptcy Court 
 Alabama Northern Bankruptcy Court
 Alabama Southern Bankruptcy Court
 Alaska Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Arizona Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Arkansas Eastern Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Arkansas Western Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 California Central Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 California Northern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 California Southern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 California Southern Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Colorado Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Connecticut Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Delaware Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 District Court Of Guam
 District Of Columbia Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Florida Northern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Florida Middle Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Florida Southern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Georgia Middle Bankruptcy Court - PACER
 Georgia Northern Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Georgia Southern Bankruptcy Court-Savanna - RACER 
 Hawaii Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Illinois Central Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Illinois Northern Bankruptcy - Chicago - ECF 
 Illinois Southern Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Indiana Northern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Indiana Southern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Iowa Northern Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Iowa Southern Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Kansas Bankruptcy Court  - ECF
 Kentucky Eastern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Kentucky Western Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Louisiana Eastern Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Louisiana Middle Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Louisiana Western Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Maine Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Maryland Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Massachusetts Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Michigan Eastern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Michigan Western Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Mississippi Northern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Mississippi Southern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Missouri Eastern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Missouri Western Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Montana Bankruptcy Court - Pacer
 Nebraska Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Nevada Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 New Hampshire Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 New Jersey Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 New Mexico Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 New York Eastern Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 New York Northern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 New York Southern Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 New York Western Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 North Carolina Eastern Bankruptcy - ECF
 North Carolina Middle Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 North Carolina Western Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 North Dakota Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Ohio Northern Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Ohio Southern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Oklahoma Eastern Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Oklahoma Northern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Oklahoma Western Bankruptcy Court
 Oregon Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Pennsylvania Eastern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Pennsylvania Middle Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Pennsylvania Western Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Rhode Island Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 South Carolina Bankruptcy Court 
 North Dakota Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 South Dakota Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Tennessee Eastern Bankruptcy Court - PACER
 Tennessee Western Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Texas Eastern Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Texas Northern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Texas Southern Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Texas Western Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Utah Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Vermont Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Virginia Eastern Bankruptcy - ECF 
 Virginia Western Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Washington Western Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 West Virginia Northern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 West Virginia Southern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Wisconsin Eastern Bankruptcy Court - ECF
 Wisconsin Western Bankruptcy Court - ECF 
 Wyoming Bankruptcy Court - ECF 

Links to Bankruptcy Lawyers across the United States:

Bankruptcy Research Links

America's Bankruptcy Courts
Article: Big Changes in the Bankruptcy Law
BankruptcyAction.com
Bankruptcy Code Online
Career Opportunities Working in Bankruptcy
Chapter 7 Help Center
Credit Counseling Agencies Approved by The Department of Justice
Free Legal Research
Lexis-Nexis
New Bankruptcy Forms and Schedules
Official Summary of the New Bankruptcy Law
U.S. Courts

Chapter 7 Panel Trustee Directory
Chapter 13 Network
Find Your U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee
Median Income for Means Test in all 50 States

Carquotes.Com Black Book
Child Support Agency Addresses for Additional Notify
Kelly Blue Book
Local Rules of the Bankruptcy Court for All Districts
National Standards for Housing and Utility Expenses
National Standards for Living Expenses
National Standards for Transportation Expenses
Official Bankruptcy Forms
PACER Service Center
Schedule of Allowable Administrative Expenses in Chapter 13
State Bankruptcy Exemptions

Abacus Law
Bankruptcy 2005
Bankruptcy Case Software
Bankruptcy Plus
Best Case 
EZ FIling
Hot Docs
Law Firm Software
Legal Pro
Time Matters
TimeSlips

AAFPE -- American Association for Paralegal Education
ABA -- American Bar Association
ABI -- American Bankruptcy Institute
ALA -- Association of Legal Administrators.
CLLA -- Commercial Law Leage of America.
LAMA -- Legal Assistant Management Association
NALA -- National Association of Legal Assistants
NFPA -- National Federation of Legal Associations
PACO -- Paralegal Association of Central Ohio.
Paralegal Gateway -- Articles, forms, personal stories, excellent ezine and much more.
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys -- Join an organization of over 1,300 debtor bankruptcy attorneys.
National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees -- Join if you are a Trustee or look up information.

Ashworth College
Association of Bankruptcy Judicial Assistants
Application for Certified Bankruptcy Assistant
Bankruptcy Seminars Online
Center for Paralegal Studies
Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice
Constitutional Educational Research Foundation
Estrin LegalEd
Gatlin Education Service
Half Moon Seminars
Kings Guide to Practice for Bankruptcy Attorneys
Law Dictionary
Lorman Paralegal Seminars
National Business Institute Seminars
Online Continuing Legal Education

Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights Newsletter
Bankruptcy Roundtable Discussion Group
Central Ohio Legal Newspaper
Legal Assistant Today Magazine
Legal Assistant Today Bulletin
Library of Bankruptcy Articles

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