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21-216 Exemption from the Electronic Public Access Fees by Kristoph Kleiner [Expired]
21-212 The Use of Face Masks in Bankruptcy Court Facilities [Superseded by SO 22-206]
21-209 The Use of Face Masks in Bankruptcy Court Facilities [Superseded by SO 21-212]
21-208 Exemption from the Electronic Public Access Fees by Belisa Ana Pang [Expired]
21-202 Exemption from the Electronic Public Access Fees for Jeyul Yang [Expired]
21-201 Amendment to W.PA.LBR 5005-20 Documents Filed Under Seal [Superseded by Local Rule 5005-20]
20-217 Exemption from the Electronic Public Access Fees for Nicole Jenkins [Expired]
20-216 Exemption from the Electronic Public Access Fees for Chad Brown [Expired]
21-214 Exemption from the Electronic Public Access Fees by Marcus Polite [Expired]
20-211 Mandatory Use of Face Masks/Coverings in Public Areas of Bankruptcy Court Facilities [Superseded by SO 21-209]
20-210 Adoption of Revised Interim Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 1020 Pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security Act Of 2020 (The “CARES Act”) [Superseded by SO 22-208]
19-212 Exemption from the Electronic Public Access Fees for Jacelly Cespedes [Expired]
19-211 Exemption from the Electronic Public Access Fees for Dalie Jimenez [Expired]
18-209 Court Operations in the Absence of an Appropriation or Continuing Resolution [Superseded by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019]
18-208 Exemption from the Electronic Public Access Fees for Michelle M. Miller [Expired]
18-204 Complex Chapter 11 Case Procedure Effective October 15, 2018 [Superseded by the November 2021 Local Rules 1002-2 through 1002-10]
17-215 New Chapter 13 Plan (Local Bankruptcy Form 10) Effective December 1, 2017
17-213 New Chapter 13 Plan (Local Bankruptcy Form 10) Effective December 1, 2017 [Superseded by Standing Order 17-215]
17-205 Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules Effective June 15, 2017
17-203 Court Operations in the Absence of an Appropriation or Continuing Resolution [Superseded by Standing Order 18-209]
17-201 Amendment to Local Bankruptcy Rule 9010-1(b) Effective March 1, 2017 [Superseded by Standing Order 17-205]
16-204 Exemption from the Electronic Public Access Fees by Katharine Waldock [Expired]
16-201 Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules Effective April 1, 2016 [Superseded by Standing Order 17-205]
GO 2015-4 Implementation of Revised Local Rules Effective August 1, 2015
GO 2015-3 One Year Exemption from PACER Fees by Prof. Daniel A. Austin [Expired]
GO 2015-2 One Year Exemption from PACER Fees by Prof. Margaret Howard, et al. [Expired]
GO 2015-1 Increase to Loss Mitigation Program Portal Fee Effective February 15, 2015
GO 2014-4 Reassignment of Cases
GO 2014-5 One Year Exemption from PACER Fees by Katherine Waldock, et al. [Expired]
GO 2014-2 Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms Relating to the Loss Mitigation Program.
GO 2014-1 Required Use of Court-approved Document Preparation Software Prior to Commencing Loss Mitigation [Superseded by General Order 2014-2]
GO 2013-16 Deposit and Investment of Registry Funds [Superseded by Standing Order 16-207]
GO 2013-15 CM/ECF Filing Privileges for United States Trustee
GO 2013-14 Court Operations in the Absence of an Appropriation or Continuing Resolution
GO 2013-13 Court Operations in the Absence of an Appropriation or Continuing Resolution [Superseded by General Order 2013-14]
GO 2013-12 Amendment to Local Rule 9019-6 (d) [Superseded by General Order 2015-4]
GO 2013-11 Amendment to Local Rule 9020-4 (f) and Replacement of Local Form 46 by an online Loss Mitigation Final Report [Superseded by General Order 2014-2]
GO 2013-10 Amendment to Local Rule 2016-1 (f) [Superseded by General Order 2015-4]
GO 2013-9 Assignment of Cases [Superseded by 2014-3]
GO 2013-8 Order Governing Transfer of Pending Chapter 13 Cases [Superseded by General Order 2013-9]
GO 2013-7 One Year Exemption from PACER Fees for Daniel A. Austin [Expired].
GO 2013-6 Assignment of Chapter 11 Cases [Superseded by General Order 2013-9]
GO 2013-5 Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms
GO 2013-3 Consolidated Model Equal Employment Opportunity and Employee Dispute Resolution Plan [Superseded by Standing Order 19-216]
GO 2013-2 Order Governing Transfer of Pending Judge Judith K. Fitzgerald Cases [Superseded by General Order 2013-9]
GO 2013-1 Assignment of Cases [Superseded by General Order 2013-9]
GO 2012-9 Assignment of Cases [Superseded by General Order 2013-1]
GO 2012-8 Implementation of Interim Local Bankruptcy Rules 3002-2, 5007-1 and 9037-1, and Local Forms 37 and 38 [Superseded by General Order 2013-5]
GO 2012-7 Establishment of Loss Mitigation Program and Procedures [Superseded by General Order 2013-5]
GO 2012-6 Procedure for Submitting Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Consistent with Fed. R. Bankr.P.9033 [Superseded by General Order 2013-5]
GO 2012-5 Exemption from Electronic Public Access Fees for Alan White for a One-Year Period [Expired]
GO 2012-4 Exemption from Electronic Public Access Fees for Daniel A. Austin for a One-Year Period [Expired]
GO 2012-3 Certain Administrative and General Orders and Court Procedures [Superseded by General Order 2013-9]
GO 2012-2 Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules [Superseded by General Order 2013-5]
GO 2012-1 Exemption from Electronic Public Access Fees for Elizabeth Warren for a One-Year Period [Expired]
AO 2012-1 Administrative Order Governing all Chapter 13 Cases Assigned to the Honorable Judith K. Fitzgerald. [Superseded by the Revised Local Bankruptcy Rules effective as of April 1, 2016]
GO 2011-6 Order Governing Transfer of Pending Judge Bernard Markovitz Cases [Superseded by General Order 2013-9]
GO 2011-5 Assignment of Cases
GO 2011-4 Consolidated Model Equal Employment Opportunity and Employee Dispute Resolution Plan. [Superseded by General Order 2013-3]
GO 2011-3 Bank Service Charges on Chapter 7 Estate Accounts. [Superseded by the Revised Local Bankruptcy Rules effective as of April 1, 2016]
GO 2011-2 Exemption of PACER Fees for Anne Lawton for a One-Year Period [Expired]
GO 2011-1 Court Security [Superseded by General Order 2013-4]
GO 2010-10 Assignment of Cases. [Superseded by General Order 2011-5]
GO 2010-9 Assignment of Cases. [Superseded by General Order 2011-5]
GO 2010-8 Exemption of PACER Fees for Elizabeth Warren for a One-Year Period. [Expired]
GO 2010-7 Exemption of PACER Fees for Qianqian Huang for a One-Year Period. [Expired]
GO 2010-6 Pro Hac Vice Motions. [No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3]
GO 2010-5 Assignment of Cases. [Superseded by General Order 2011-5]
GO 2010-4 Exemption of PACER Fees for Anne Lawton for a One-Year Period. [Expired]
GO 2010-3 Exemption of PACER Fees for Lois R. Lupica for a One-Year Period. [Expired]
GO 2010-2 Electronic Case Filing Procedure #14 Modified to Allow Limited Filers To Electronically File Additional Types of Documents. [No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3]
GO 2010-1 Assignment of Cases. [Superseded by General Order 2011-5]
GO 2009-10 Amendments to General Order 2009-8. [Superseded by General Order 2012-2]
GO 2009-9 Exemption of PACER Fees for Elizabeth Warren for a One-Year Period. [Expired]
GO 2009-8 Adoption of Amendments to Local Rules, Court Procedures Manual, Local Forms, and General Orders. [Superseded by General Order 2012-2]
GO 2009-7 Adoption of Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules. [Superseded by General Order 2012-2]
GO 2009-6 Assignment of Cases. [Superseded by General Order 2010-1]
GO 2009-5 Exemption of PACER Fees for MIT Professor Antoinette Schoar for a One-Year Period. [Expired]
GO 2009-4 Dismissal for Failure To File the List of 20 largest Unsecured Creditors. [No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3]
GO 2009-3 Exemption of PACER Fees for Associate Professor of Law Anne Lawton of Michigan State University for a One-Year Period. [Expired]
GO 2009-2 Exemption of PACER Fees for Associate Professor Robert Howard, J.D., Ph.D., and Shenita Brazelton of Georgia State University for a One-Year Period. [Expired]
AO 2009-2 Supplementing Chapter 13 Procedure #9 Concerning Notice of Monthly Payment Changes.[ Superseded by the Revised Local Bankruptcy Rules effective as of April 1, 2016]
GO 2009-1 Exemption of PACER Fees for Jialan Wang, Tal Gross, and Matthew Notowidigdo of MIT for a One-Year Period. [Expired]
AO 2009-1 Governing Transfer of Cases to Judge Thomas Agresti. [Superseded by General Order 2011-5]
GO 2008-7 Rescission of General Order 2005-4 (Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rules) and Retention of Interim Rule 5012. [Superseded by General Order 2012-2]
GO 2008-6 Electronic Transcripts and Redaction Policy. [No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3]
GO 2008-5 Chapter 13 Proof of Claim Filing Requirements; General Order 2000-2 Rescinded. [No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3]
GO 2008-4 Exemption of PACER Fees for Professor Antoinette Schoar, Professor Tom Chang, and Michael Sugar of MIT for a One-Year Period. [Expired]
GO 2008-3 Exemption of PACER Fees for Professor Elizabeth Warren for a One-Year Period.[ Expired]
GO 2008-2 Adoption of Revised Chapter 13 Plan. [No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3]
GO 2008-1 Increase in Chapter 13 Counsel Fee. [No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3]
GO 2007-5 Exemption of PACER Fees for Professor Adam J. Levitin for a One-Year Period. [Expired]
GO 2007-3 Setting of Claims Bar Date in Chapter 11 Cases. [No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3]
GO 2007-2 Exemption of PACER Fees for Professor Elizabeth Warren of Harvard Law School for One-Year Period. [Expired]
GO 2007-1 Exemption of PACER Fees for Professor Hülya Eraslan of Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania for One-Year Period. [Expired]
AO 2007-1 Rescinding of Administrative Order 2003-1 re: Local Bankruptcy Form 20 - Certificate of No Objection. [Superseded by General Order 2012-3]
GO 2006-4 Amendment to Interim Rule 1007 and Revised Official Forms. [Superseded by General Order 2012-2]
GO 2006-3 Exemption of PACER Fees for Professor Antoinette Schoar, Professor Tom Chang, and Samantha O'Keefe of MIT for One-Year Period. [Expired]
GO 2006-2 Exemption of PACER Fees for Professor Elizabeth Warren of Harvard Law School for One-Year Period. [Expired]
AO 2006-2 Transfer of Chapter 13 Cases to Judge Deller from Judge Agresti. [No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3]
GO 2006-1 Filing Fees as to All Clients Represented or Formerly Represented by Certain Counsel. [No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3]
AO 2006-1 Transfer of Chapter 13 Cases transferred to Judge Deller from Judge Fitzgerald. [No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3]
AO 2005-8 Motions To Extend Deadline Date To Complete Petition in Erie Division Cases. [Superseded by General Order 2012-2]
GO 2005-7 Adoption of Revised Chapter 13 Plan and Related Rules and Procedures. [Superseded by General Order 2008-2]
AO 2005-7 Motions To Extend Deadline Date To Complete Petition in Pittsburgh Division Cases. [Superseded by General Order 2012-2]
GO 2005-6 Debtors Asserting Exception to Limitation to Automatic Stay under 11 U.S.C. § 362(l) and Procedure for Receiving Rent Deposits. [No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3]
GO 2005-5 Assignment of Cases. [Superseded by General Order 2009-6]
AO 2005-5 Certification Requesting Waiver of Credit Counseling. [No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3]
GO 2005-4 Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rules. [Superseded by General Order 2012-2]
AO 2005-4 Reaffirmation Agreements. [No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3]
GO 2005-3 Exemption of PACER Fees for Drs. Lars Lefgren and Frank McIntyre of Brigham Young University for Three-Month Period. [Expired]
GO 2005-2 Exemption of PACER Fees for Professor Elizabeth Warren of Harvard Law School for One-Year Period. [Expired]
AO 2005-2 Payments to Personal Property Lessors and Secured Creditors, Including Pre-Confirmation Adequate Protection Payments. [Superseded by General Order 2012-3]
AO 2005-1 Chapter 13 Confirmation Hearings. Superseded by the Revised Local Bankruptcy Rules effective as of April 1, 2016.
GO 2004-5 Adoption of Local Rules, Forms, Court Procedures Manual and Electronic Case Filing Procedures. [Superseded by General Order 2012-2]
GO 2004-3 Assignment of Cases. [Superseded by General Order 2005-5]
GO 2004-1 Approval of Local Bankruptcy Rules. [Superseded by General Order 2012-2]
AO 2004-1 Transfer of Pending Chapter 13 cases to Judge Thomas P. Agresti. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 2003-6 CM/ECF Training/Testing; Continuing Legal Education Credits Withheld. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 2003-4 Increase in Transcript Fee Rates Charged. Superseded by General Order 2007-4.
GO 2003-1 Electronic Filing and Proposed Local Rules. Superseded by General Order 2012-2.
AO 2003-1 Local Bankruptcy Form 20 - Certificate of No Objection. Rescinded by General Order 2007-1.
GO 2002-5 Exemption of PACER fees for Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA): Rescinded with General Order 2004-2
GO 2002-3 Exemption of PACER Fees for Panel Trustees for Eight Month Period. Expired.
GO 2002-2 Chapter 13 Plan Combined with Claims by Debtor Pursuant to FRBP 3004. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
AO 2002-2 Chapter 13 Trustee Directed To Place All Funds Designated for Certain Counsel into Interest-Bearing Escrow Account. Superseded by General Order 2012-3.
GO 2002-1 Assignment of Cases. Superseded by General Order 2004-3.
AO 2002-1 Counsel Barred from Representing Any Parties. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
AO 2001-2 Telephone and Internet Policy and Guidelines.
GO 2001-1 Application for Professional Fees/Compensation and Expenses in Chapter 13 Cases. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 2000-4 Motion for Wage Attachment. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 2000-3 Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9019 and Fed. R. Civ. P. 26. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 2000-2 Proofs of Claim in Chapter 13 Cases. Rescinded by General Order 2008-5.
GO 2000-1 Court Electronic Noticing Procedures. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
AO 2000-1 Change of Payee and Location on Income Attachment Orders, Electronic Transfers and All Other Sources of Chapter 13 Plan Payments. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
AO 1999-5 Transition in Pending Chapter 12 and 13 Cases. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
AO 1999-4 Trustee's Discharge in Cases Previously Converted or Dismissed Obsolete.
GO 1999-3 Chapter 13 Plan Combined with Claims by Debtors Pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3004 - Local Bankruptcy Form 21. [Superseded by Local Rule 3015-1 and General Order 2002-2.]
AO 1999-3 Transition of Chapter 13 Cases. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 1999-2 Student Practice. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
AO 1999-2 Transition of Chapter 13 Cases Regarding Change of Payee on Income Attachment Orders. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 1999-1 Procedures for Filing Matters Under Seal. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
AO 1999-1 Transition of Chapter 13 Cases, Requesting Waiver of Signature on Specified Pleadings. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 1998-2 Student Practice. Superseded by General Order 1999-2.
GO 1998-1 Consolidated Model Equal Employment Opportunity and Employment Dispute Resolution Plan. Superseded by General Order 2011-4.
AO 4/1/1998 Cases (Chapter 13) Assigned to The Honorable Judith K. Fitzgerald
GO 1997-6 Consolidated Model Equal Employment Opportunity and Employment Dispute Resolution Plan. Superseded by General Order 1998-1.
GO 1997-5 Court Security. Superseded by General Order 2011-1.
GO 1997-4 Mediation of Matters: Superseded by General Court Procedure #4
GO 1997-3 Chapter 13 Plan Summary Combined with with Notice of Claims by Debtor; Chapter 13 Plan Combined with Claims by Debtors Pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3004. Rescinded by General Order 1999-3 and General Order 2002-2
GO 1997-2 Assignment of Cases. Superseded by General Order 2002-1.
GO 1997-1 Setting of Claims Bar Date in Chapter 11 Cases. Rescinded by General Order 2007-3
GO 1996-2 Request for Notices Filed on Behalf of Creditors. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 1996-1 Assignment of Cases. Superseded by General Order 1997-2.
GO 1995-1 Assignment of Cases. Superseded by General Order 1996-1.
AO 12/20/1993 1993 Amendments to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure Regarding the Suspension of Certain Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Superseded by General Order 2012-2.
GO 1993-1 Local Bankruptcy Rule 7016.1. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 1992-4 Local Bankruptcy Rule 1007.2c. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 1992-3 Local Bankruptcy Rule 9013.4. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 1992-1 Assignment of Cases. Superseded by General Order 1995-1.
GO 1991-5 Assignment of Cases. Superseded by General Order 1992-1.
GO 1991-4 Administration of Chapter 13 Cases. Superseded by General Order 1992-2.
GO 1991-3 Zero Balance Statements, Cancelled Checks, and Report for Bankruptcy Judges; Rescinding of General Order 1986-3 and General Order 1989-5. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 1991-2 Standard Procedure for Deposit and Withdrawal of Registry Account Funds. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 1990-4 Clerk's Office Hours. Superseded by the Revised Local Bankruptcy Rules effective as of April 1, 2016.
GO 1990-3 Discharge of Certain Counsel from Duties. No longer in effect.
GO 1990-2 Order Regarding Certain Counsel as Trustee. No longer in effect.
GO 1990-1 Order Regarding Certain Counsel as Trustee. No longer in effect.
GO 1989-7 Treasury Department Circular 154 Collateralization. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 1989-6 Assignment of Cases. Superseded by General Order 1991-5.
GO 1989-5 Zero Balance Statement, Cancelled Checks, and Report for Bankruptcy Judges. Rescinded by General Order 1991-3
GO 1989-4 Order to Employers Subject to Certain Wage Attachment. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 1989-3 U.S. Trustee's Office Ordered To Prepare List of Certain Chapter 7 Cases filed 1987 Through 1989 and Assigned to Judge Judith K. Fitzgerald. No longer in effect.
GO 1989-2 Certain Counsel To File List of Pending Bankruptcy Cases and Adversary Actions. No longer in effect.
GO 1989-1 Waiver of Portions of Local Bankruptcy Rule 1019.1A on Motions To Convert Filed by Assistant U.S. Trustee in Chapter 11 Cases Commenced. Between October 1, 1979 and November 26, 1986. No longer in effect.
GO 1988-4 Activities of the Internal Revenue Service and Other Taxing Bodies. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 1988-3 Clerk's Office To Maintain Public Hours from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Superseded by General Order 1990-4.
GO 1988-2 Reassignment of Cases Filed by Certain Counsel. No longer in effect.
GO 1988-1 Public Hours for Clerk's Office. No longer in effect.
GO 1987-13 Pittsburgh Division Statutory Chapter 13 Trust's Employment of Accountants.
GO 1987-12 Payment of Interest Earned on Chapter 13 Funds During Current Fiscal Year to Chapter 13 Fee and Expense Fund.
GO 1987-11 Registry Fund Deposit of Check from Seminole Management Associates, Ltd.
GO 1987-10 Registry Fund Deposit of Estate Proceeds.
GO 1987-9 Registry Fund Deposit of Estate Proceeds.
GO 1987-8 Use of Fiscal Year 1986 Excess Interest for Chapter 13 Audit Expenses.
GO 1987-7 Audit of Standing Chapter 13 Trustees.
GO 1987-6 Bankruptcy Cases Filed in Erie and Assigned to Honorable Judith K. Fitzgerald. No longer in effect.
GO 1987-5 Assignment of Cases. Superseded by General Order 1989-6.
GO 1987-4 Reassignment of Cases Under Bankruptcy Act of 1898 Pending Before Judge Joseph L. Cosetti and Judge Bernard Markovitz to Judge Judith K. Fitzgerald. No longer in effect.
GO 1987-3 Affirmative Action Plan. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 1987-2 Registry Funds and Registry Fund Accounts. No longer in effect pursuant to General Order 2012-3.
GO 1987-1 Order to Employers Subject to Certain Wage Attachments. No longer in effect.
GO 1986-13 Order Staying Payments to Unsecured Creditors in Certain Pending Chapter 13 Cases.
GO 1986-12 Order to Employers Subject to Certain Wage Attachments.
GO 1986-11 Order Fixing Procedures for Trustee Transition.
GO 1986-10 Registry Fund Deposit in Case 83-319, Mesta Machine Company.
GO 1986-9 Assignment of Cases.
GO 1986-8 Adoption of Local Bankruptcy Rules. Superseded by General Order 2012-2.
GO 1986-7 Order Directing Clerk to Pay Trustee Blanket Bond Premium.
GO 1986-6 Certain Trustees Not to Be Appointed as Interim Trustees.
GO 1986-5 Assignment of All Pittsburgh Division Cases to Gary J. Gaertner, Chapter 13 Trustee.
GO 1986-4 Collection and Deposit of Bond Fees. No longer in effect.
GO 1986-3 Zero Balance Statement and Cancelled Checks. Rescinded by General Order 1991-3.
GO 1986-2 Collection and Deposit of Bond Fees. No longer in effect.
GO 1986-1 Closing of Mellon Bank Account No. 197-8027. No longer in effect.
GO 1985-8 Order Appointing Chapter 13 Standing Trustee.
GO 1985-7 Order Implementing Additional change in Payment of Bond Fee.
GO 1985-6 Appointment of Chief Judge of United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
GO 1985-5 Assignment of Cases.
GO 1985-3 Duplicate Copy Requirement in All Bankruptcy Petitions, Adversary Complaints, and All Other Pleadings Filed in Erie Division for Cases Assigned to Pittsburgh Division Judge. No longer in effect.
GO 1985-2 Duplicate Copy Requirement in All Bankruptcy Petitions, Adversary Complaints, and All Other Pleadings Filed in Pittsburgh Division for Cases Assigned to Judge Bentz. No longer in effect.
GO 1985-1 Official Use of Local Bankruptcy Form 9. No longer in effect.
GO 1984-12 Order Designating Depository, Confirming Arrangement with Respect to Monthly and Quarterly Reports, and Setting Procedure for Establishment and Maintenance of Collateralization of Accounts.
GO 1984-11 Order Directing Standing Chapter 13 Trustee to Pay Funds into Escrow.
GO 1984-10 Standing Order Directing Trustees To Deposit Estate Assets into Interest-Bearing Accounts in Depositories Willing To Provide Financial Statements to the Court
GO 1984-9 Order Designating Depository, Confirming Arrangement with Respect to Monthly and Quarterly Reports, and Setting Procedure for Establishment and Maintenance of Collateralization of Accounts
GO 1984-8 Order Appointing Substitute Trustee
GO 1984-7 Order Directing Clerk to Reimburse Trustees for Blanket Bond Premium
GO 1984-6 Order Amending Bond Fee Percentage Payment
GO 1984-5 Order Approving Bond Procedure
GO 1984-4 Bond Coverage in Very Large Asset Cases (See General Order 1984-5)
GO 1984-3 Standing Order Directing Trustees To Deposit Estate Assets into Interest-Bearing Accounts in Depositories Willing To Provide Financial Statements to Court
GO 1984-2 Increase in Blanket Bond Coverage
GO 1984-1 Order Designating Depository for Registry Funds
GO 1983-5 Dual Chapter 13 Trustees' Duties
GO 1983-4 Order Implementing Changes in the Payment of Bond Fees
GO 1983-3 Order Removing Trustee, Appointing New Trustee and Implementing Transfer of Cases
GO 1983-2 Order Directing Clerk To suspend Appointment of Cases to Certain Trustees Under Specified Circumstances
GO 1983-1 Assignment of Chapter 11 Cases
GO 1982-20 Chapter 13 Procedural Order #2
GO 1982-19 Return of Proceeding to Prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas for Allegheny County
GO 1982-18 Return of Documents to United States District Court for Western District of Pennsylvania
GO 1982-17 Assignment of Chapter 11 Cases
GO 1982-16 Procedure for Request for Delayed Discharge
GO 1982-15 Order Directing Certain Pittsburgh Division Chapter 7 Trustee to Retain Auditor
GO 1982-14 Return of Proceeding to Prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas for Westmoreland County
GO 1982-13 Order Appointing Auditor for Certain Pittsburgh Division Chapter 13 Trustees
GO 1982-12 Order Authorizing Establishment of Chapter 13 Trustee Bank Account
GO 1982-11 Transmission of Record on Appeal.
GO 1982-10 Order Authorizing Standing Chapter 13 Trustee To Deposit Funds into Interest-Bearing Accounts
GO 1982-9 Order Appointing Chapter 13 Standing Trustee
GO 1982-8 Adoption of Rule 14 (Amendment of Schedules) and Rule 15 (Form of Complaint - Lien Avoidance)
GO 1982-7 Adoption of Rule 14 (Amendment of Schedules) and Rule 15 (Form of Complaint - Lien Avoidance)
GO 1982-6 Amendment of Rule 14 and 15 of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
GO 1982-5 Operation of Courts During Lapse in Appropriations
GO 1982-4 Directives for Operating U.S. Courts in Absense of Appropriations
GO 1982-3 Tax Payments in Proceedings Commenced Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. 1101
GO 1982-2 Appointment of Trustees and Setting of Bond
GO 1982-1 Order Implementing Blanket Bond
GO 1981-10 Chapter 13 Standing Trustee Compensation
GO 1981-9 Approval of Agreement and Prior Agreement as Modified by Second Amendments to Auction Contract Application
GO 1981-8 Order Amending Local Rule 6(c)
GO 1981-7 Waiver of Search Fee
GO 1981-6 Estate Administrator Appointment of Trustees and Setting of Bond
GO 1981-5 Approval and Administration of Auction Contract Application
GO 1981-4 Approval of Auction Contract
GO 1981-3 Order Authorizing Establishment of Chapter 13 Trustee Bank Account
GO 1981-2 Order Amending Interim Bankruptcy Rules
GO 1981-1 Order Appointing Chapter 13 Standing Trustee
GO 1980-4 Amendment to Rules of the Court: Rule 12 - Mailing Matrix; Rule 13 - Quarterly Report of Trustee's Deposits
GO 1980-3 Seal of the Court
GO 1980-2 Amendment to Rules of the Court: Rule 11 - Seal of the Court
GO 1980-1 Seal of the Court
GO 1979-1 Promulgation of Rules of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

 

* Standing Orders replaced General Orders (GO) and Administrative Orders (AO) on April 1, 2016 pursuant to W.PA.LBR 1001-4.