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.

Wed, 10/28/2015

The next idea sharing session for law office legal support staff is scheduled for Wednesday, November 4th at noon and is expected to last no more than one hour. The topic of this meeting will be the December 1, 2015 bankruptcy form changes and...

Fri, 10/09/2015

In order to improve service and be more responsive to the needs of the legal community, the Clerk’s Office began conducting quarterly idea-sharing sessions for bankruptcy law office staff members in 2011. The purpose of these sessions is to...

Tue, 10/06/2015

The Bankruptcy Court and all other judiciary and government offices nationwide will be closed Monday, October 12th for Columbus Day and Wednesday, November 11th for Veterans Day.

Wed, 09/09/2015

The Judicial Conference will be meeting this month to vote on significant changes to most of the national bankruptcy forms. For example, the updated petition form is substantially reformatted and substantially longer . These changes, if...

Tue, 08/18/2015

The Court has posted a new form order which will be used when a Motion to Dismiss is filed in a chapter 13 case. The form order includes provisions for the payment of fees after a chapter 13 case is dismissed. The order is posted on the joint...

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