Case Background

On December 12, 2017, Orchard Acquisition Company, LLC and 4 affiliated debtors (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 under the Honorable Kevin Gross and are jointly administered under Case No. 17-12914.

Important Information & Dates

First Day Hearing

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on December 13, 2017 at 2:30 pm (ET) before the Honorable Kevin Gross, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, 824 Market Street North, 3rd Floor, Wilmington, DE 19801. 

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

First Day Motions

First Day Orders

Notice of Effective Date

On December 12, 2017, the Debtors filed their Plan of Reorganization and the Disclosure Statement related thereto. On January 17, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court entered orders approving the Disclosure Statement and the Plan. On January 25, 2018, the Effective Date of the Plan occurred, and the Plan was consummated.

Please click below to view and download the Debtors' Plan and Disclosure Statement:

Plan and Disclosure Statement

First Omnibus Hearing

The first omnibus hearing will be held on April 12, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. (prevailing Eastern Time) before the Honorable Kevin Gross, United States Bankruptcy Judge, 824 Market St., 6th Fl., Courtroom #3, Wilmington, Delaware.

Dates

January
17

Confirmation Hearing

2:00 p.m. (ET)
January
25

Effective Date

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April
12

First Omnibus Hearing

10:00 a.m. (ET)
December
12
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Parties

Debtors' Counsel

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY   10017
http://www.stblaw.com/
Phone: 212.455.2000
Fax: 212.455.2502
Elisha D. Graff, Esq.
Kathrine A. Mclendon, Esq.
Edward R. Linden, Esq.

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

Rodney Square
1000 North King Street
Wilmington, DE   19801
http://www.youngconaway.com/
Phone: 302.571.6600
Fax: 302.571.1253
Edmon L. Morton, Esq.
Sean M. Beach, Esq.

United States Trustee and Court Information

United States Bankruptcy Court

District of Delaware
824 Market Street North, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE   19801
http://www.deb.uscourts.gov
Phone: 302.252.2900
Honorable Kevin Gross

Office of the United States Trustee

844 King Street, Suite 2207
Wilmington, DE   19801
http://www.justice.gov/ust/r03/wilmington/index.htm
Phone: 302.573.6491
Fax: 302.573.6497
Linda J. Casey

Debtors

Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
17-12914 Orchard Acquisition Company, LLC December 12, 2017
17-12915 The J.G. Wentworth Company, LLC December 12, 2017
17-12916 The J.G. Wentworth Company December 12, 2017
17-12917 J.G. Wentworth, LLC December 12, 2017
17-12918 JGW Holdings, Inc. December 12, 2017