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News & Announcements: 2020

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.

Thu, 11/19/2020

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Georgia will be closed on the following dates this holiday season:

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Friday, November 27, 2020

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Mon, 11/02/2020

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the panel of trustees who administer cases filed under chapter 7 of the bankruptcy code. The appointment is for cases filed in the United States...

Fri, 09/18/2020

Several bankruptcy miscellaneous fee changes are scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2020. Click HERE to view the upcoming...

Mon, 08/31/2020

U.S. TRUSTEE PROGRAM EXTENDS TELEPHONIC OR VIDEO SECTION 341 MEETINGS

The U.S. Trustee Program has extended the requirement that section 341 meetings be conducted by telephone or video appearance to all cases filed during...

Fri, 08/14/2020

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

Mon, 06/15/2020

U.S. TRUSTEE PROGRAM EXTENDS TELEPHONIC OR VIDEO SECTION 341 MEETINGS TO CASES FILED THROUGH OCTOBER 10, 2020

The U.S. Trustee Program is extending the requirement that section 341 meetings be conducted by telephone or...

Wed, 04/22/2020

General Order 2020-2 (Regarding Temporary CARES Act Changes to Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1020), entered by Chief Judge Edward J. Coleman, III on April 22, 2020, may be viewed here...

Mon, 04/13/2020

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed and the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”). Section 1113 of that legislation made several changes to the Bankruptcy Code, most of them temporary, to...

Thu, 04/09/2020

Order Extending Administrative Order 2020-2 entered April 9, 2020

Click here to view the order.

 

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