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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, 08/15/2018

When an advisory committee recommends an amendment to the rules, it must obtain the approval of the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure to publish the proposed amendment for public comment. During the comment period,...

Mon, 07/16/2018

This position is open until filled. Click here to view the vacancy announcement.
Duty Station: Brunswick, Georgia.
Term of Employment:...

Mon, 07/02/2018

This position is open until filled. Click here to view the vacancy announcement.

LOCATION: Augusta, Georgia

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled...

Tue, 02/20/2018

The current 14-year term of The Honorable Robert A. Mark, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Florida at Miami, is due to expire on 31 October 2018....

Fri, 01/26/2018

Click here to view Winter 2018 edition of the Newsletter.

Tue, 01/02/2018

Functionality is now available within CM/ECF for debtors' attorneys to run the judge/trustee assignment (JTA) when they file new cases.  Running JTA manually in this manner will allow an attorney filer to immediately download a mailing matrix...

Tue, 01/02/2018

Due to the forecast of severe winter weather, the 341 meetings in Chapter 13 cases scheduled for 1/3/18 (Brunswick) and 1/4/18 (Waycross) have been continued to 1/10/18 (Brunswick) and 1/11/18 (Waycross).  The 341 meetings in Chapter 7 cases...

Tue, 01/02/2018

Due to expected hazardous conditions, the federal courthouses in Savannah, Brunswick, and Statesboro will be closed on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.  The federal courthouses in Augusta, Dublin, and Waycross will remain open. 

Tue, 12/26/2017

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Georgia is accepting applications for the position of Chief Deputy Clerk. Under the direction of the Clerk, the Chief Deputy provides leadership, management, and supervision of all...

Fri, 12/22/2017

The Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Georgia will be closed on Monday, December 25, 2017, in observation of Christmas. The court will also be closed on January 1, 2018, in observation of New Year's Day. 

The CM/ECF system...