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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.

Fri, 05/25/2018

Standing Order 2018-1 establishes a new deadline for filing motions to continue hearings or to withdraw objections or responses to matters noticed or set for hearing.

Motions to continue hearings or to withdraw documents must be filed and...

Fri, 01/19/2018

The Clerk's office occasionally must notify debtors about rescheduled hearings and/or meetings of creditors, whether or not they have counsel. The winter storm this week was one of those times; the 2016 floods and sometimes hurricanes are others...

Tue, 01/16/2018

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit seeks applications from highly qualified candidates for a fourteen-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of South Dakota. The position will have its duty...

Wed, 11/01/2017

Rule and form changes are scheduled to go into effect December 1, 2017. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court is providing informational material to prepare for the upcoming changes. Please see below for new versions of the local rules, a redlined version...

Wed, 08/23/2017

Please visit the link below to view more information at uscourts.gov.
http://www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/proposed-amendments-published-public-...

Tue, 08/01/2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Texas at Houston. The position will require regular...

Fri, 06/30/2017

In April 2017, the United States Supreme Court officially adopted a recommendation from the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure approving a package of rule amendments, a new rule, and an Official Form for chapter 13 plans. The form and...

Thu, 11/10/2016

AMENDMENTS TO BANKRUPTCY RULES AND FORMS EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 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, 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...

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