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.

Wed, 01/14/2015

The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for the following positions:

  • Bankruptycy Judge, Alexandria, LA
  • Bankruptcy Judge- Fort Worth...
Wed, 12/17/2014

AMENDMENTS TO PLANS AND MOTIONS

  • The deadline for amendments to plans and motions is eight days before the hearing date.
  • Beginning January 1, 2015, the court will strike untimely amendments to plans and...
Mon, 12/01/2014

 

New Fee and Procedure - Motions to Redact

Effective Monday, December 1, 2014, there is a new fee on the Bankruptcy Miscellaneous Fee Schedule for a Motion to Redact. It is a $25.00 fee. This...

Wed, 11/19/2014

Effective December 1, 2014, there will be several changes to the rules, national forms and miscellaneous fee schedule. Click here for more information (PDF). ...

Mon, 10/27/2014

Effective November 1, 2014, pleadings and other documents filed under seal shall have the seal vacated automatically upon the closing of a bankruptcy case or adversary proceeding.  

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Wed, 09/17/2014

DENIAL OF NON-COMPLYING STAY RELIEF MOTIONS

Local Rule 4001-1 requires that motions for relief from the automatic stay include:

a. documents evidencing the debtor's obligation to the mover, including without...

Wed, 07/09/2014

The clerk's office will close at 2:00 p.m. tomorrow, July 10, 2014 for training.  We will reopen again at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, July 11, 2014. 

Mon, 06/23/2014

PROCEDURES FOR SUBMITTING PROPOSED ORDERS

Section VII(D) of the local Administrative Procedures, accessible on our court website at http://www.lamb.uscourts.gov/adminstrative-procedures,...

Thu, 05/08/2014

At its March 2014 session the Judicial Conference approved amendments to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule, which go into effect June 1, 2014.  

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