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On behalf of the Judges and staff, welcome to the official website for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Texas. This website is dedicated to serving the public and the legal community with easy access to rules, forms, and other helpful information to assist in the efficient administration of the bankruptcy process.

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Forest Park Medical Center Notices
Case #15-41684
If you have received a notice regarding the Forest Park Medical Center bankruptcy case #15-41684, you have been listed as a potential creditor. Please read the notice you received carefully as it may contain information about deadlines, meetings and/or hearings. If you have a question about this bankruptcy, please contact the Call In Center for the Debtor at 877-281-4469 as we cannot provide legal advice. If you have a medical question, please contact your physician.


06.15.16 Electronic Document Filing System (CM/ECF) Scheduled Downtime
06.14.16 Clerk's Office Closings for June 2016
11.30.15 Reminder: CM/ECF Maintenance This Evening!
11.25.15 Clerk's office will close at 3pm today 11/25/15
11.20.15 Preview of new bankruptcy forms effective Dec. 1, 2015
11.06.15 Clerk's Offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015
10.08.15 Clerk's Offices will be closed on Monday, October 12, 2015
10.06.15 Guide to Bankruptcy Forms Changes Effective Dec. 1, 2015
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Certificates of Disinterestedness
In presenting certificates of disinterestedness for employment applications, one should note that the employment standards for a professional under 327(a) --- a "disinterested person" under 101(14) who represents no interest adverse to the estate --- constitute standards that are considerably more stringent that that required of special counsel under 327(e) -- which has no disinterestedness requirement and requires an averment only that the attorney does not hold any interest adverse to the debtor "with respect to the matter on which such attorney is to be employed.
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