Judge

What does Judge mean?

In bankruptcy, a judge is a judicial officer of the United States district court who is the court official with decision-making power over federal bankruptcy cases. There are 677 District Judges in the United States, and a percentage of those judges are bankruptcy court judges.

A U.S. bankruptcy judge is a judicial officer of the U.S. district court who is appointed by the majority of judges of the U.S. court of appeals to exercise jurisdiction over bankruptcy matters. The number of bankruptcy judges is determined by Congress. The Judicial Conference of the United States is required to submit recommendations from time to time regarding the number of bankruptcy judges needed. Bankruptcy judges are appointed for fourteen year terms.

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Bankruptcy Attorneys near Ashburn VA

R and B Law Group, PLLC

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7700 Leesburg Pike, Suite 312
Falls Church, VA 22043

Andrews Law Firm

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Alexandria, VA 22314

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Fairfax, VA 22030

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