General Orders

The repeal of previous General Orders has created gaps in the existing numbering system; however, the Court determined not to renumber the General Orders at this time.

For a list of all General Orders, including those which have been repealed, click here.

GENERAL ORDERS
Adopted by the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
Date of Order Order Number Order Title Status
07/26/91 1A Revokes General Orders No. 1, 2, 5, & 7  
8/3/10 11

Routine Orders

Routine Orders Authorized by General Order 11

Routine Orders-First Amendment

Routine Orders-Second Amendment

Routine Orders-Third Amendment

Routine Orders-Fourth Amendment

Routine Orders-Fifth Amendment

Amended and Replaced Prior Orders dated March 2004, November 1992, November 1996 , January 1999 , May 2001

04/15/98 15 Revokes General Order No. 4, 9, & 12  
11/20/00 16 Electronic Noticing Procedures  
12/01/01 18 Exemption from User Access Fees Effective December 1, 2001.
12/17/01 20 Objections to confirmation of the debtor's plan Effective December 17, 2001
12/17/01 21 Standing Chapter 13 Trustees in Bankruptcy will administer and process the auditing of all Chapter 13 proofs of claim Effective December 17, 2001
10/01/02 22 Order concerning proofs of claim and the electronic filing of proofs of claim and authorizing the clerk to register non-attorneys in CM/ECF Effective October 1, 2002
11/24/03 24 Order protecting personal privacy where parties shall not disclose personal data identifiers such as Social Security Numbers, Names of Minor Children, Dates of Birth or Financial Account Numbers Effective December 1, 2003
10/14/05 25 Adoption of BAPCPA Interim Bankruptcy Rules Effective October 17, 2005. Revoked December 1, 2008 (except interm rule 5012).
1/12/06 27 Adoption of Revised Local Rules Effective January 12, 2006
1/12/06 28 Revocation of General Orders 19 and 23 Effective January 12, 2006
8/22/06 29 Substitution and Withdrawal of Attorneys Effective August 22, 2006
10/21/08 31 Implementation of Judicial Conference Policy on Electronic Availability and Redaction of Transcripts of Court Proceedings Effective October 24, 2008
11/25/08 32 Repeal of Interim Rules Effective December 1, 2008
11/12/09 34 Amendment of Time Deadlines in General Orders Effective December 1, 2009
9/9/11 35 Electronic Devices in the Courthouse Effective September 9, 2011
11/30/12 36 Amendment of Interim Rule 1007-I and Repeal of General Order 33 Effective December 1, 2012
12/3/12 37 Summary Judgment Motions Effective February 1, 2013
1/11/13 38 Deposit and Investment of Registry Funds Effective February 11, 2013