News & Announcements

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.

June 6, 2017

Administrative Order 197 regarding holiday closings of the US District & Bankruptcy Courts SDIL was posted.  Please click ... more

March 13, 2017

The new chapter 13 plan becomes effective on April 1, 2017 and must be used in all cases filed on or after that date.  The new plan is on the forms page and  can be found... more

February 7, 2017

Under the new proposed Bankruptcy Rule 3015.1, which is scheduled to take effect in December 2017, bankruptcy courts may - in lieu of adopting the national chapter 13 plan – use a local form plan.  The form plan must, however, include... more

December 20, 2016

The Chapter 13 Procedures Manual and Chapter 13 Plan have been revised, effective January 1, 2017.

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November 30, 2016

General Order 16-1 regarding General Order 16-1 regarding Serving Notice of Proofs of Claims was posted on the ... more

November 9, 2016

New and Amended Bankruptcy Rules, Amended Bankruptcy Forms, and Fee Changes Effective December 1, 2016.  Please click here... more

September 28, 2016

Administrative Order 191 regarding holiday closings of the US District and Bankruptcy Courts was posted on the Administrative/General Orders page.

March 10, 2016

Please click here for an important notice regarding amended bankruptcy forms effective April 1, 2016.

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