Hearings in the bankruptcy court are held in Bangor, Portland, or Augusta depending on where the case was filed. The Notice of Hearing provided to interested parties for a particular hearing should tell you where the hearing will be held. In many instances you may be permitted to appear by telephone (see procedures below). Directions to all three locations.
Self-Scheduling Routine Matters
The Court has entered a Standing Order that allows parties to self-schedule routine matters. Routine matters are those for which the hearings are expected to be non-testimonial and last five minutes or less. The court reserves the right to reschedule matters which it does not believe will be routine. The following non-exclusive list is intended to illustrate matters which may be considered routine:
Applications for Compensation Applications to Compromise
Applications to Pay Admin. Expenses Motions to Sell or Lease
Chapter 7 Trustees' Final Reports Confirmations (in Chapter 13 cases)
Motions to Allow and Disallow Motions to Approve Reaffirmation Agreements
Motions to Avoid Liens Motions to Borrow
Motions to Compel Motions to Dismiss the Case
Motions to Extend the Automatic Stay Motions to Extend Time
Motions to Redeem Motions for Relief from Stay
Motions to Withdraw as Attorney Objections to Claims
Objections to Claim of Exemptions Orders to Appear and Show Cause
Status or Scheduling Conferences
To view available hearing dates for routine matters, please select the appropriate judge.
Telephonic Participation in Hearings
Court Call is the vendor for telephonic hearings.