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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.

Thu, 11/10/2016


There are several upcoming changes regarding the rules and forms which will impact bankruptcy practice. The amended rules and forms will be effective December 1, 2016...

Mon, 09/26/2016

The Clerk's Office will be closed from 9:00AM to 12:00PM on Monday, October 3, 2016 for staff training.

Wed, 08/17/2016

The Bankruptcy Court will be open for business on Thursday, August 18th and Friday, August 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, August 22nd.

Mon, 08/15/2016

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana will be closed until further notice.

Please check this website regularly for updates to this information.

Creditors' meetings for...

Fri, 07/01/2016

The Clerk's Office will close at 2:30 PM today (7/1) in observance of the 4th of July holiday.

Mon, 06/27/2016

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana has removed the Motion Date: July 20, 2016 from the court calendar.
All matters previously set for this date have been rescheduled.
Please update your records to reflect...

Fri, 04/01/2016

Please find Standing Order Number 2016-2

Standing Order Number 2016-2  is the revocation of Local Form 4 - Order Authorizing Retention of Attorney for Debtor-In-Possession (for orders filed prior to...

Fri, 03/04/2016

Please find Standing Order Number 2016-1 and revised Local Form 6 for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.

Local Form 6 incorporates the...

Mon, 11/23/2015
CM/ECF Unavailable - Monday, November 30, 2015, 6 p.m. to 12 midnight.
To apply updates necessary for the December 1, 2015 substantial Official Forms changes, CM/ECF will be...
Thu, 11/12/2015

Please review the attached Powerpoint presentation regarding the new bankruptcy forms which will be effective December 1, 2015. There are a number of changes to the forms and debtor's attorneys especially need to start preparing for these changes...