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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.
The United States Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee, seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for inclusion in a pool of trustees who may be appointed on a case-by-case basis to administer cases filed under the...
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...
On August 26, 2019, the President signed into law the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019 (the HAVEN Act) Public Law No. 116-52. The HAVEN Act Amended 11 U.S.C. § 101(10A) to exclude from the definition of Current Monthly Income...
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The public...
Pending Changes in the Bankruptcy Forms (Effective April 1, 2019) On April 1, 2019, automatic adjustments to dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and one provision in Title 28 of the United States Code will go into...
The Poverty Guidelines, issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and used for considering applications to proceed in forma pauperis, have been updated. View the Poverty Guidelines here.