Chief Judge Michael B. Kaplan's Hearing Dates

402 East State Street
Trenton, N.J. 08608
Courtroom #8

 NOTE: The following list may contain dates that no longer comply with notice requirements found in the Local Rules for the District of New Jersey. It is the responsibility of the e:filer to ensure proper notice. The court will reschedule improperly listed matters and the e:filer will receive a Notice of Electronic Filing indicating the correct date. It is the responsibility of the e:filer to notify all interested parties of the change. Continuous scheduling errors may result in a revocation of the e:filer's password and log-in. NOTE: Certain motions, applications and objections do not require a hearing, but the e:filer will still be presented with the Hearing Information screen. This screen can be skipped by clicking on the [Next] button. The following events do not require a hearing date to be entered by the e:filer:

  • Application and Order to Show Cause
  • Applications to Employ
  • Application and Order Shortening Time
  • Application for Compensation  $1,000.00 or less
  • Objections and Responses to matters that already have hearing dates
  • Cross-Motions to matters that already have hearing dates scheduled
  • Please refer to the User Guide for additional information.

All motions that require notice to be sent by the court must be scheduled for a minimum of 30 days from the date of filing. Pursuant to 11 E. 6 of the Court's Administrative Procedures, where a Movant seeks the entry of an emergent order, such as an Order Shortening Time or Order to Show Cause, the movant is required to simultaneously bring such filing to the attention of Judge Kaplan's Courtroom Deputy by e-mail.

                                                                                                              

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

ALL CHAPTERS ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS reserved CHAPTER 13 MATTERS

CHAPTER 7 & 11 MOTION DAY

and

OBJECTIONS TO INFORMATION NOTICES

reserved

10:00am

  • Orders to Show Cause (all chapters)
  • Fee Applications (Chapters 7 & 11)

11:00am

  • Pretrial Hearings & Trial Dates (all chapters)

2:00pm

  • Reaffirmation Agreements (parties must contact the Court to arrange a telephonic or in-person hearing on a reaffirmation agreements.  Otherwise, all reaffirmation agreements are decided on the papers)
 

9:00am

  • Chapter 13 Motion Hearings heard telephonically via Court-Solutions

10:00am

  • Chapter 13 Confirmation Hearings held telephonically via Court-Solutions

2:00pm

  • Chapter 13 Fees and Contested Matters held for Judge Kaplan will be heard at 2:00 p.m. via Zoom. 

10:00am

  • Motions (Chapters 7 & 11)
  • Chapter 11 Disclosure Statements Hearings
  •  Chapter 11 Confirmation Hearings
 

To the extent parties wish to make appearances on any of the above proceedings, they are instructed to first contact Chambers.  Genearlly, Judge Kaplan conducts his Monday calendar on the papers and, if appearances are required, via Zoom.

Zoom Link for Remote Hearings

Please click HERE and consult the "Communications" tab for additional information regarding Zoom appearances and instructions for telephonic appearances.

 

Please register for morning hearings with Court-Solutions by visiting www.Court-Solutions.com

Zoom Link for Remote Hearings

Please click HERE and consult the "Communications" tab for additional information regarding Zoom appearances and instructions for telephonic appearances

Unless prior arrangments are made with the Court, Judge Kaplan conducts his Chapter 7 & 11 Motion day via Zoom.

Zoom Link for Remote Hearings

Please click HERE and consult the "Communications" tab for additional information regarding Zoom appearances and instructions for telephonic appearances

 
         

10/30/23

       

11/6/23

11/13/23

11/20/23

11/27/23

 

11/8/2023

11/22/2023

11/2/2023

11/9/2023

11/16/2023

 

12/4/23

12/11/23

12/18/23

 

12/13/2023

12/27/2023

12/7/2023

12/14/2023

12/21/2023

 

1/8/2024

1/22/2024

1/29/2024

 

 

1/10/2024

1/24/2024

 

 

1/4/2024

1/11/2024

1/18/2024

1/25/2024

 

 

2/5/2024

2/26/2024

 

 

2/14/2024

2/28/2024

2/1/2024

2/8/2024

2/15/2024

2/22/2024

 

3/4/2024

3/11/2024

3/18/2024

3/25/2024

 

3/13/2024

3/27/2024

3/7/2024

3/14/2024

3/21/2024

3/28/2024

 

4/1/2024

4/8/2024

4/15/2024

4/22/2024

4/29/2024

 

4/10/2024

4/24/2024

4/4/2024

4/11/2024

4/18/2024

4/25/2024