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CORONAVIRUS Info:

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma continues to closely monitor the national response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).  The following list compiles updates and actions taken in this district in response to COVID-19:

  • Judges are conducting most hearings telephonically or by video conference.  Chief Judge Loyd's telephonic hearing information is 888-684-8852 and the Access Code is 3396906.  Judge Hall's telephonic hearing information is 866-590-5055 and the Access Code is 4489321.  G.O. 20-6.3.
  • Section 341 meetings will be conducted by telephone or video for cases filed during the period of the President’s “Proclamation on Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak” issued March 13, 2020, and ending on the date that is 60 days after such declaration terminates.
  • Telephonic information for the trustees and Section 341 meetings is:

Trustee

Toll Free Number

Participant Code

Kevin Coffey

877-951-7693

5359529

Ginger Goddard

877-950-5394

4439084

Doug Gould

877-638-1474

5231344

Susan Manchester

877-973-0746

9468854

John Mashburn

877-950-4428

1606685

Lyle Nelson

877-972-6018

6776089

John Hardeman

888-395-7706

2468676

Lonnie Eck

888-395-7706

2468676

  • Face coverings are required when in Federal Courthouses in the Western District of Oklahoma. OKWD-20-15. If a visitor does not have a face covering, a mask will be provided by the court.
  • In addition to standard security screening, visitors to the Federal Courthouses in the Western District of Oklahoma will undergo COVID-19 screening (asked if they have COVID-19, if they have been around someone with COVID-19, if they have symptoms of a respiratory illness). OKWD-20-11.
  • Social distancing is enforced in courtrooms. OKWD-20-11.1.
  • The court has temporarily suspended requirements to obtain original signatures provided certain conditions are satisfied as set forth in G.O. 20-7.
  • G.O. 20-9 was entered to amend the Interim Bankruptcy Rules adopted to implement the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019.
  • The clerk’s office intake counter is closed, and no in-person assistance is available. The public may submit filings or payments by mail (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, 215 Dean A. McGee Ave., Suite 147; Oklahoma City, OK 73102) or a drop box located outside the Clerk’s Office. The drop box is checked daily. Fees should be paid by cashier’s check or money order payable to “Clerk, United States Bankruptcy Court.”
  • Copies of most documents filed with the court can be obtained through PACER: https://pacer.uscourts.gov/.
  • At the beginning of the COVID-19 response, Section 341 meetings were suspended and deadlines associated with those meetings were likewise suspended. G.O. 20-5.1 and G.O. 20-5.

Additional COVID-19 Resources and Updates:

National and International:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
World Health Organization

Oklahoma:   
Oklahoma State Department of Health