Chief Judge Kathryn C. Ferguson's Hearing Dates

402 East State Street
Trenton, N.J. 08608
Courtroom #2

IMPORTANT:  You must choose a hearing date that complies with the following time requirements:
 
1Pursuant to D.N.J. LBR 9013-2 all motions must be filed and served at least 21 days prior to the return date.
 
2.  Pursuant to F.R.B.P. 3007, objections to claims must be filed and served 30 days prior to the hearing.
 
3.  All motions that require notice to be sent by the court pursuant to F.R.B.P. 2002 must be scheduled for a minimum of 30 days from the date of filing.
 
4.  All Chapter 11 and 7 motions regarding discovery issues must be scheduled for a motion day at 2:00 p.m. If contested, conferences regarding such motions will be conducted in the jury room located in Judge Ferguson's Courtroom.
 
5.  All motions for unclaimed funds in closed cases regardless of chapter must be scheduled before Chief Judge Ferguson on her Chapter 11 and 7 motion days at 10:00 a.m.
 
*NOTE: When a participant seeks the entry of an emergent order, such as an order shortening time or order to show cause, the participant is required to simultaneously e-mail the Judge's Chambers.   
 
The court will reschedule improperly listed matters and the participant will receive a Notice of Electronic Filing indicating the correct date or time.  It is the responsibility of the participant to notify all interested parties of the change.  Continuous scheduling errors may result in a revocation of the participants log-in and password.

Chapter 11 and 7 Motions

Summary Judgment Motions, Motions to Sell Property, Motions to Approve Settlement, and Objections to Information Notices will be heard at 11:00 a.m. All other motions will be heard at 10:00 a.m. The following is Judge Ferguson's Chapter 11 and 7 motion day schedule:

U.S. Trustee Motions will be heard heard at 2:00 p.m. on the following days:

Status Conferences in Chapter 11 cases will be scheduled at 2:30 p.m. on the following days:

Chapter 13 Motions 

Chapter 13 motions will be heard at 9:00 a.m.

Chapter 13 Confirmation Hearings will be held at 10:00 a.m.

Fee Applications

Fee Applications and Final Reports will be heard at 2:30 p.m. 

Pretrial Conferences

All pretrial conferences will be heard at 2:00 p.m.

Chapter 11 Confirmation of Plans and Disclosure Statements

Disclosure statements and confirmation of Chapter 11 plans will be held at 2:00 p.m.

           

05/24/2016

05/31/2016

 

05/24/2016

05/25/2016

 

05/26/2016

05/24/2016

05/31/2016

05/26/2016

 

06/07/2016

06/14/2016

06/21/2016                    No Afternoon Hearings

06/28/2016

 

06/14/2016

06/28/2016

06/08/2016

06/22/2016

06/23/2016

06/07/2016

06/14/2016

06/21/2016

06/28/2016

06/23/2016

 

07/12/2016

07/19/2016

07/26/2016

 

07/12/2016

07/26/2016

07/13/2016

07/27/2016

07/14/2016

07/28/2016

07/12/2016

07/19/2016

07/26/2016

07/14/2016

07/28/2016

08/02/2016

08/09/2016

08/16/2016

08/23/2016

08/30/2016

 

08/09/2016

08/23/2016

08/10/2016

08/24/2016

08/11/2016

08/25/2016

 

08/02/2016

08/09/2016

08/16/2016

08/23/2016

08/30/2016

08/11/2016

08/25/2016

09/13/2016

09/20/2016

 

09/13/2016

09/14/2016

09/28/2016

09/15/2016

09/13/2016

09/20/2016

 

09/15/2016

 

10/11/2016

10/18/2016

10/11/2016

10/17/2016 Hearings on a Monday because 10/12/16 is Yom Kippur

10/26/2016                No holdover matters - Judge Ferguson is not available

 

10/13/2016

10/11/2016

10/18/2016

10/13/2016

11/01/2016

11/08/2016

11/15/2016

11/22/2016

 

11/08/2016

11/22/2016

11/09/2016

11/30/2016

11/10/2016

11/01/2016

11/08/2016

11/15/2016

11/22/2016

11/10/2016

12/06/2016

12/13/2016

12/20/2016

12/13/2016 12/14/2016 12/07/2016

12/06/2016

12/13/2016

12/20/2016

12/07/2016