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Hearings in the bankruptcy court are held in Bangor or Portland 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 both 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.

Judge Michael A Fagone's Hearing Dates

Judge Peter G. Cary's Hearing Dates

Telephonic Participation in Hearings

Administrative Procedures for Telephonic Participation

Frequently Asked Questions

Video Participation in Hearings

Participant Guide for Video Proceedings