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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.

Sun, 05/01/2022

The Administrative Procedures for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana are amended and effective May 1, 2022. You will find the amended version of these Administrative Procedures on...

Thu, 04/07/2022

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana will resume in person hearings as follows:

  • Reaffirmation Agreement hearings will be in person starting May 26, 2022.
  • Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and...
Wed, 03/30/2022

Due to the anticipated inclement weather, the Clerk's Office will close at 12 PM on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. The court will resume normal operations on Thursday, March 31 at 8:30 AM.

Tue, 03/22/2022

Due to the anticipated inclement weather, the Clerk's Office will close at 12 PM on Tuesday, March 22, 2022. 

Wed, 01/26/2022

Effective January 26, 2022, the court has entered Standing Order 2022-2 regarding fees of Chapter 13 debtor's counsel.

Wed, 01/12/2022

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 Middle District of Louisiana at Baton Rouge.
The selection process...

Sat, 01/01/2022

The Local Rules for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana have been amended and are effective January 1, 2022. You will find both a redlined version and a final version of these Local Rules on the Court's website at:...

Sat, 01/01/2022

Effective January 1, 2022, the court has entered Standing Order 2022-1 to adopt revised local rules and revoke certain standing orders. 

Fri, 10/01/2021

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE LOCAL BANKRUPTCY RULES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana has published proposed amendments to the Local Rules. 

A link to the...

Fri, 08/27/2021

Due to the predicted impact of Hurricane Ida, the Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana will be closed on Monday, August 30, 2021. The court will reopen with regular business hours on Tuesday, August 31 as long as conditions are...

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