News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Fri, 08/15/2014

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment...

Thu, 07/10/2014

Pro se parties may now submit a petition electronically, and will be given an opportunity to consent to receive notice and service electronically via CM/ECF.  If a pro se party signs and files an Electronic Notice and Service Consent Form...

Fri, 05/30/2014

On Friday, May 16, 2014 Judge Jacobvitz, Judge Thuma and their law clerks presented a CLE on summary judgments for bankruptcy lawyers.  The audio file from the CLE is now available for...

Tue, 05/27/2014

The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved several bankruptcy related fee increases at its March 2014 session.  These fee increases will take effect starting June 1, 2014.

The fee for filing a complaint will increase to $350...

Thu, 03/20/2014

The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved several bankruptcy related fee increases at its March 2014 session.  These fee increases will take effect starting June 1, 2014.

The fee for filing a complaint will increase to $350...

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