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, 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...

Mon, 07/06/2015

In response to a suggestion from an attorney, the Clerk’s Office has reset the default selection for a standard "Mailing Matrix by Case" under the Reports menu in CM/ECF.

Previously, when generating the report "Mailing Matrix by Case",...