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United States Bankruptcy Court
District of Minnesota
Honorable Michael E. Ridgway, Chief Judge • Lori A. Vosejpka, Clerk of Court
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Admission to Practice
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Bankruptcy Practice Committee
Current Chapter 11 Cases
History of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Minnesota
Raeder Larson Public Service Award
Judge Nancy C. Dreher Pro Bono Distinguished Service Award
Designated Addresses for Notice of 505(b) Requests
Frequently Asked Questions
Chief Judge Michael E. Ridgway
Judge Kathleen H. Sanberg
Judge Katherine A. Constantine
Judge William J. Fisher
Judge Robert J. Kressel
Electronic Case Filing
CM/ECF Training Database
CM/ECF Training Classes for Attorneys
Electronic Proof of Claim (ePOC)
Notice of Preferred Address (for creditors)
Administrative Procedures for Attorney Leaving Law Firm
Next Generation CM/ECF
Prepare for NextGen
Filing Fees and Service Charges
Filing Complaints and Answers
Filing an Involuntary Petition
Filing Without An Attorney
Chapter 7 Process for Debtors without an Attorney
Chapter 13 Process for Debtors without an Attorney
Bankruptcy Advice Clinics
Debtor Help Resources
Code, Rules and Forms
U.S. Bankruptcy Code
Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedures
Courthouse Electronic Device Policies
Rules for Telephonic Court Appearances
Digital Audio Files for Court Hearings
Wireless Internet Access
Bankruptcy Basics Glossary
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Frequently Asked Questions
How can I stop receiving email messages for a case?
What are the court’s electronic filing policies?
How do I obtain a CM/ECF account?
What browsers work best with CM/ECF?
What is the difference between PACER and CM/ECF?
How do I change my CM/ECF password?
How do I prepare an electronic document for filing to CM/ECF?
Are debtors' and creditors' original signatures required on electronically filed documents?
How should a proposed order be filed?
When can I use the Inbox?
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General Bankruptcy Questions
How do I file for bankruptcy and where can I obtain the forms to file a bankruptcy case?
What are the differences among the bankruptcy “chapters”?
Do I need an attorney to file bankruptcy?
Is there a charge for filing bankruptcy?
How long before I file my case can I take the credit counseling course?
What is the Bankruptcy Code?
Where can I find the Local Rules?
What is the definition of a debtor?
What is the automatic stay?
What is a section 341(a) meeting of creditors? What do I need to bring to the meeting of creditors?
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What are the hardware and software requirements for electronic filing with CM/ECF?
What is bankruptcy software?
How do I determine which version of Adobe Acrobat I'm using?
How do I check the file size of a PDF document?
How do I secure PDF fillable forms?
How do I convert a PDF/A document to PDF?
How do I insert scanned documents into a PDF document?
What scanner settings should I use?
How do I pay the filing fee if the screen is blank in CM/ECF?
How do I clear the temporary internet files or cache from my browser?
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