NOTICE FROM THE UNITED STATES TRUSTEE CONTINUING ALL
IN-PERSON SECTION 341 MEETINGS SCHEDULED THROUGH APRIL 10, 2020**
Effective immediately, all in-person chapter 7, 12, and 13 section 341 meetings scheduled through April 10, 2020, are hereby continued until a later date to be determined. Section 341 meetings may not proceed during this period except through telephonic or other alternative means not requiring personal appearance by debtors.** Appropriate notice will be provided to parties in accordance with bankruptcy law and rules for any telephonic meetings scheduled during this period.
Meetings already scheduled as telephonic meetings may proceed as scheduled.
**PLEASE NOTE: Until further notice, the Columbia, SC Field Office of the United States Trustee is proceeding with section 341 meetings via teleconference for all meetings scheduled on or after March 23, 2020.
NOTICE OF CHANGE IN MEETINGS OF CREDITORS
From: Office of the United States Trustee, Columbia, SC Field Office Date: March 18, 2020
Re: Teleconference meetings of creditors – mandatory
Effective March 23, 2020, and until further notice, all meetings of creditors scheduled in the District of South Carolina in all chapters will be held by teleconference. The meetings will be held on the date and at the time originally noticed in the cases. Trustees in chapters 7, 12, and 13 cases will contact debtors’ counsel and pro se debtors and supply information regarding that trustee’s procedures for conducting meetings of creditors by teleconference. The United States Trustee’s Columbia Field Office will supply this information in chapter 11 cases.
The method of communicating information to parties by the trustees and by the United States Trustee will be electronic to the extent possible using the email information found in each case. Debtors’ counsel is responsible for
communicating the appropriate teleconference information to their clients.
Debtors’ counsel and their clients are not required to be at the same physical location while a meeting is being conducted.
Creditors and parties in interest desiring to appear at a meeting of creditors should contact the trustee in the case using the information below to obtain information regarding how to attend a meeting by teleconference.
Chapter 7 Trustees
Robert F. Anderson firstname.lastname@example.org (803) 252-8600
Janet B. Haigler email@example.com (803) 261-9806
Kevin Campbell firstname.lastname@example.org (843) 884-6874
Michelle Vieira email@example.com (843) 497-9800
John K. Fort firstname.lastname@example.org (864) 237-8284
United States Trustee (Columbia Field Office)
USTPRegion04.CO.ECF@usdoj.gov (803) 765-5250
Kerk Spong email@example.com
Chapter 13 Trustees
Gretchen Holland firstname.lastname@example.org (864) 527-3765
Keenan Stephenson email@example.com (803) 744-0201
Pamela Simmons-Beasley firstname.lastname@example.org (803) 779-5180, ext. 131