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News & Announcements: 2022

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, 11/10/2022

Vacancy Announcement #2022-1

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Georgia is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Management Analyst (Finance and Budget).

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Tue, 11/01/2022

The following changes will become effective on December 1, 2022:

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure

  • 1007, 1020, 2009, 2012, 2015, 3002, 3010, 3011, 3014,...

Tue, 10/11/2022

Amendment to Official Bankruptcy Form 101 - Voluntary Petition for Individuals

The proposed amendment to the Official Bankruptcy Form listed below was approved by the Judicial Conference at its September 2022 meeting and...

Thu, 08/25/2022

The Court has issued General Order 2022-1 in regards to Negative Notice Procedures.  The Court's...

Thu, 08/18/2022

Notice is hereby given that starting September 1, 2022, the Honorable Susan D. Barrett will return to holding in-person hearings in the Augusta and Dublin Divisions. You shall abide by CDC social distancing...

Mon, 08/15/2022

The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure (Standing Committee) has approved for publication for public comment the following proposed amendments to existing rules and forms, as well as a proposed new bankruptcy rule....

Fri, 06/17/2022

The Bankruptcy Administration Improvement Act (BAIA) establishes an additional payment for eligible Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees.

Bankruptcy courts will begin...

Wed, 04/06/2022

Notice is hereby given that starting May 10, 2022, the Honorable Michele J. Kim will return to holding in-person hearings in the Brunswick and Waycross Divisions. You shall abide by CDC social distancing...

Thu, 08/25/2022

The Court has issued General Order 2022-1 in regards to Negative Notice Procedures.  The Court's...

Wed, 06/22/2022

Amendments to Official Forms 101 and 201 conforming to the Bankruptcy Threshold Adjustment and Technical Corrections Act

On June 21, 2022, the ...