On February 2, 2016, a motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of Hancock Fabrics, Inc. (2016) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 6 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Pay Employee Wages (Debtors’ Motion for Entry of Interim and Final Orders (I) Authorizing the Debtors to (A) Pay Certain Employee Compensation and Benefits and (B) Maintain and Continue Such Benefits and Other Employee-Related Programs and (II) Authorizing Financial Institutions to Honor and Process All Related Checks and Transfers) Filed By Hancock Fabrics, Inc. (Collins, Mark) (Entered: 02/02/2016)
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. (2016) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on February 2, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-10296. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Brendan Linehan Shannon. The law firm of O’Melveny & Myers LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Hancock Fabrics, Inc. (2016) in the bankruptcy case.