Region 8 : Eastern District Of Tennessee (Chattanooga, Winchester, Knoxville And Greeneville Divisions)

The Chattanooga, TN, office of the United States Trustee serves the Chattanooga and Winchester Divisions of the Eastern District of Tennessee. Chattanooga also has primary responsibility for the Knoxville and Greeneville Divisions of the Eastern District of Tennessee, although a satellite unit based in Knoxville, TN, services the cases in those Divisions on a daily basis.


Region 8
Timothy Niarhos
Acting Assistant United States Trustee


Chattanooga Office Address:

Office of The United States Trustee
31 East 11th Street
4th Floor
Chattanooga, TN 37402
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Phone: (423) 752-5153
Facsimile: (423) 752-5161

Knoxville Satellite Unit Address:

Office of The United States Trustee
800 Market Street
Suite 114
Knoxville, TN 37902
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Phone: (865) 545-4324
Facsimile: (865) 545-4325

Important Notice

USTP FORMS FOR THE FILING OF PERIODIC OPERATING REPORTS IN NON-SMALL BUSINESS CHAPTER 11 CASES NOW EFFECTIVE

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

On June 21, 2021, the United States Trustee Program’s rule titled Procedures for Completing Uniform Periodic Reports in Non-Small Business Cases Filed Under Chapter 11 of Title 11, (28 C.F.R. § 58.8) became effective. The Final Rule governs the filing of pre-confirmation monthly operating reports (MORs) and quarterly post-confirmation reports (PCRs) by all debtors except those who are small business debtors or who, in accordance with the CARES Act, elect relief under subchapter V of chapter 11. To obtain the required MOR and PCR forms, instructions for completing and filing MOR and PCR forms, and other important information, please visit the United States Trustee Program’s Chapter 11 Operating Reports resource page at www.justice.gov/ust/chapter-11-operating-reports.

U.S. TRUSTEE PROGRAM EXTENDS TELEPHONIC OR VIDEO SECTION 341 MEETING

Friday, August 28, 2020

The U.S. Trustee Program has extended the requirement that section 341 meetings be conducted by telephone or video appearance to all 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. However, the U.S. Trustee may approve a request by a trustee in a particular case to continue the section 341 meeting to an in-person meeting in a manner that complies with local public health guidance, if the U.S. Trustee determines that an in-person examination of the debtor is required to ensure the completeness of the meeting or the protection of estate property. This policy may be revised at the discretion of the Director of the United States Trustee Program.

USTP ISSUES NOTICE TO CHAPTER 7 AND 13 TRUSTEES REGARDING RECOVERY REBATES UNDER THE CARES ACT OF 2020

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

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Updated September 1, 2022

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