Case Background

On August 6, 2018, J & M Sales Inc. and 9 affiliated debtors, including National Stores, Inc. (collectively, the "Debtors"), each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.  The cases are pending before the Honorable Laurie Selber Silverstein, and the cases are jointly administered under Case No. 18-11801.

On January 28, 2019, the court entered an order converting the Debtors' Chapter 11 Cases to Cases under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code as of February 4, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. (ET).  All claims following the conversion should be filed directly with the Bankruptcy Court.


Important Information & Dates

Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on August 7, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) before the Honorable Laurie Selber Silverstein, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, 824 Market St., 6th Fl., Courtroom #2, Wilmington, Delaware. A final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on September 20, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. (ET).

Please click below to view and download the First Day Motions and the First Day Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders



Conversion to Chapter 7

10:00 a.m. (ET)

Omnibus Hearing

10:00 a.m. (ET)

Voluntary Petitions

2:00 p.m. (ET)


Debtors' Counsel

Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP

919 North Market Street, 17th Floor
P.O. Box 8705
Wilmington, DE   19899-8705
Phone: 302.652.4100
Fax: 302.652.4400
Richard M. Pachulski
Peter J. Keane

Katten Muchin Roseman LLP

575 Madison Avenue
New York, NY   10022
Phone: 212.940.8800
Fax: 212.940.8776
William B. Freeman
Karen B. Dine
Jerry L. Hall

Official Unsecured Creditors' Committee Counsel

Cooley LLP

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas, 46th Floor
New York, NY   10036-7798
Phone: 212.479.6000
Jay Indyke
Seth Van Aalten
Michael Klein

Fox Rothschild LLP (Delaware)

919 N. Market St., Suite 300
Wilmington, DE   19899-2323
Phone: 302.654.7444
Thomas M. Horan
Courtney A. Emerson

Fox Rothschild LLP (New York)

101 Park Ave., 17th Floor
New York, NY   10178
Phone: 212.878.7900
Paul J. Labov

United States Trustee and Court Information

Office of the United States Trustee

844 King Street
Suite 2207
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.573.6491
Fax: 302.573.6497
Richard Schepacarter

United States Bankruptcy Court

824 Market Street North, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.252.2900


Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
18-11801 J & M Sales Inc. August 06, 2018
18-11802 National Stores, Inc. August 06, 2018
18-11803 J&M Sales of Texas, LLC August 06, 2018
18-11804 FP Stores, Inc. August 06, 2018
18-11805 Southern Island Stores, LLC August 06, 2018
18-11806 Southern Island Retail Stores LLC August 06, 2018
18-11807 Caribbean Island Stores, LLC August 06, 2018
18-11808 Pazzo FNB Corp. August 06, 2018
18-11809 Fallas Stores Holdings, Inc. August 06, 2018
18-11810 Pazzo Management LLC August 06, 2018