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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.

Fri, 10/18/2019

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...

Thu, 10/10/2019

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...

Fri, 10/04/2019

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....

Fri, 04/05/2019
  1. 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...

Fri, 03/01/2019

Local Form 4004-1 has been modified to remove the Certificate of Service section from the form.  Service requirements for this form, as listed in...

Tue, 02/19/2019

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 for 2019. View the 2019 Poverty Guidelines ...

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