Local Bankruptcy Rules – Western District Of Oklahoma

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PART V. COURTS AND CLERKS

RULE 5001-1 COURT’S AND CLERK’S OFFICES

A. Terms of Court. The Court will be in continuous session at Oklahoma City for the transaction of judicial business on all business days throughout the year.

B. Location of Court. The principal offices of the Court are located in the Old Post Office Building, 215 Dean A. McGee Avenue, Room 147, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102.

C. Paper Filings. This Court requires that filings by attorneys be made electronically. Paper filings by any party will be accepted; however, attorneys filing Documents manually may be required to show cause why a Document was not filed electronically. New cases in paper format are accepted in the Clerk’s office between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. All other Documents are accepted for manual filing until 4:30 p.m. Electronic filings are accepted twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week unless electronic filing is disrupted by an emergency or periodic maintenance.

D. Public Website. The Court maintains a public website, which contains extensive information beneficial to the public, at www.okwb.uscourts.gov.

E. Other Locations. Hearings may be conducted by the judges of the Court in other locations within the district in any cases or proceedings where the Court finds, either on its own motion or upon motion of any party, that the interests of justice or the convenience of the parties or witnesses will be best served. See 28 U.S.C. § 152(b)(1).