UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO THE BAR AND PUBLIC CONCERNING
GENERAL ORDER ADOPTING MEDIATION PROGRAM PENDING
ADOPTION AND AMENDMENT OF LOCAL RULES
PRESUMPTIVE REFERRAL TO MEDIATION MAY 1, 2014
Please be advised that pursuant to the General Order Adopting Mediation Program Pending Adoption and Amendment of Local Rules dated November 20, 2013, the Board of Judges of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey has approved a comprehensive, Court-supervised mediation program (“Mediation Program”) to facilitate resolution of contested matters and adversary proceedings for debtors, creditors and parties in interest.
Presumptive referral of matters to mediation will take place as of May 1, 2014.
For ease of reference, the following links may be accessed to review the General Order, related proposed Local Rule D.N.J. LBR 9019-1 Mediation - Mediator Qualification and Compensation and proposed amended Local Rule D.N.J. LBR 9019-2 - Mediation Procedures as well as the new mandatory local forms.
New Mandatory Local Forms
|Dated: May 1, 2014||James J. Waldron, Clerk|
RELATED PROPOSED LOCAL RULES
RELATED GENERAL ORDER AND NOTICE TO THE BAR