Chattanooga Calendars

Hearings Resumed in Person as of July 12, 2021.

Chief Judge Rucker's September and October 2021 Hybrid Hearing Protocol

Judge Whittenburg's September and October 2021 Hybrid Hearing Protocol

Information for Participating in Hearing by Telephone if Permission Granted by Presiding Judge

 

 

Hearings Set

The following are the dockets for some of the matters already set. Complete dockets are placed on this website two business days before the scheduled hearing date and are not thereafter updated to indicate added or deleted matters. Current, up-to-date dockets may always be obtained from Pacer.

Available Hearings

Thursdays are the court's motion days.  The following are the court's presently scheduled motion days, times, and locations.  Absent permission from the court, you must use these dates and the applicable time and location if you need to set a hearing as required by E.D. Tenn. LBR 9013-1(f).
             Questions:
             Courtroom Deputy for Chief Judge Rucker -- Tanya D. English at (423) 752-5104
             Courtroom Deputy for Judge Whittenburg -- Sheri Lowe at (423) 752-5260

ADVERSARY PROCEEDINGS: A motion filed in an adversary proceeding that requires a hearing will be scheduled by chambers, and the court will issue an order setting the hearing.

CONTESTED MATTERS: should be noticed for the times, courtroom, and location as indicated below using the form of notices required by E.D. Tenn. LBR 9013-1(f):

FOR HEARINGS THROUGH OCTOBER 14, 2021, MATTERS SHOULD BE NOTICED FOR THE COURTROOM AS INDICATED BELOW:

Chief Judge Shelley D. Rucker
11:00 A.M. - Chapter 7, 11, & 12 Motions (Courtroom B)
1:00 P.M. - Chapter 13 Trustee's Motions to Dismiss (Courtroom A)
1:30 P.M. - Chapter 13 Other Motions (Courtroom A)
2:00 P.M. - Chapter 13 Confirmation hearings (Courtroom A)

Judge Nicholas W. Whittenburg
8:30 A.M. - Chapter 13 Trustee's Motions to Dismiss (Courtroom A)
9:00 A.M. - Chapter 13 Other Motions (Courtroom A)
10:00 A.M. - Chapter 13 Confirmation hearings (Courtroom A)
10:30 A.M. - Chapter 7, 11, & 12 Motions (Courtroom A)

Available Dates
08-12-2021
08-19-2021
08-26-2021
09-02-2021
09-09-2021
09-16-2021
09-23-2021
09-30-2021
10-07-2021 (NO COURT SDR)
10-14-2021

FOR HEARINGS ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 21, 2021, MATTERS SHOULD BE NOTICED FOR THE COURTROOM AS INDICATED BELOW:

Chapter 13 Hearings:
    
Chief Judge Shelley D. Rucker
1:00 P.M. – Chapter 13 Trustee’s Motions to Dismiss (Courtroom A)
1:30 P.M. – Chapter 13 Other Motions (Courtroom A)
2:00 P.M. – Chapter 13 Confirmation hearings (Courtroom A)

Judge Nicholas W. Whittenburg
9:00 A.M. – Chapter 13 Trustee’s Motions to Dismiss (Courtroom A)
9:30 A.M. – Chapter 13 Other Motions (Courtroom A)
10:00 A.M. – Chapter 13 Confirmation hearings (Courtroom A)

Available Dates
10-21-2021
11-04-2021
11-18-2021
12-02-2021
12-16-2021 - NO COURT
12-22-2021 (Wednesday)
01-06-2022
01-20-2022
02-03-2022
02-17-2022
03-03-2022
03-17-2022

Chapters 7, 11, & 12 Hearings:

Chief Judge Shelley D. Rucker
10:30 A.M. – Chapter 7, 11, & 12 Motions (Courtroom A)

Judge Nicholas W. Whittenburg
9:00 A.M. – Chapter 7, 11, & 12 Motion (Courtroom A)
                                    
Available Dates
10-28-2021
11-04-2021 (NWW 10:30 A.M. – Courtroom A and SDR 11:00 A.M. - Courtroom B)
11-18-2021 (NWW 10:30 A.M. – Courtroom A and SDR 11:00 A.M.- Courtroom B)
12-09-2021
12-22-2021 (Wednesday)(NWW 10:30 A.M. – Courtroom A and SDR 11:00 A.M.- Courtroom B)
01-13-2022
01-27-2022
02-10-2022
02-24-2022
03-10-2022
03-24-2022