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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.

Tue, 10/27/2015

Most official bankruptcy forms are scheduled to be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015. The new forms introduce different versions of petition forms for individual debtors and non-...

Wed, 10/21/2015

Phone scammers are targeting bankruptcy filers in several states, using personal information from filings and posing as attorneys to get intended victims to immediately wire money to satisfy a debt.

The National Association of Consumer...

Fri, 10/02/2015
The proposed amendments to the Local Rules governing practice in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana are posted and may be accessed by...
Wed, 09/09/2015

This court will close at 1 PM on September 9, 2015 for employee training.  We will re-open Thursday with our normal business hours.

Fri, 08/14/2015

Announcement Posting Period:

Friday, August 14, 2015 - Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Bankruptcy and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules, and requested that...

Wed, 07/29/2015

MOTIONS TO CONTINUE HEARINGS

  • Motions to continue hearings shall be filed no later than 5:00 p.m. two days before the hearing, absent good cause. Mover shall contemporaneously submit a proposed order.
  • Motions to...
Wed, 07/01/2015
 
Introduction
 
In an effort to expand and simplify the process in which the Court communicates with our customers, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana will...
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...

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