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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.

Mon, 03/16/2020

Effective immediately, all in-person chapter 7, 12, and 13 section 341 meetings scheduled through April 10, 2020, are hereby continued until a later date to be determined.  Absent special circumstances, section 341 meetings may not proceed during...

Thu, 02/13/2020

Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019: "A Guide to the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019" and "Key Events in the Timeline of Subchapter V Cases"

The new Section V of Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code goes into...

Wed, 02/12/2020

General Order 2020-1, entered by Chief Judge Edward J. Coleman, III, Judge Susan D. Barrett, and Judge Michele J. Kim on February 12, 2020, provides for the application of Interim Bankruptcy Rules in cases filed under Subchapter V of Title 11 of...

Tue, 11/05/2019

The Clerk has issued a memorandum which summarizes the December 1, 2019 Rule Changes and provides other information regarding Form and Event Changes effective December 1, 2019. Click ...

Wed, 10/16/2019

 On February 19, 2020, the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019, P.L. 116-54 (SBRA) will go into effect - long before the normal three-year rules amendment process runs its course. As a temporary measure, the Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy...

Tue, 10/08/2019

 At its September 26, 2019 meeting, the Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules made minor conforming amendments to lines 9 and 10 of the following official forms, to address the HAVEN Act:

Official Form 122A-1 (Chapter...

Wed, 08/28/2019

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

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