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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.

Fri, 08/21/2020

On June 23, 2020, the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure (Standing Committee) approved publication of proposed amendments to the following:

  • Appellate Rule 25;
  • Bankruptcy Restyled Rules Parts I...
Thu, 08/20/2020

Chief Deputy Clerk

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana is accepting applications for the position of Chief Deputy Clerk in Baton Rouge, LA. The Chief Deputy Clerk is a senior management position that...

Wed, 07/22/2020

Judge Douglas Dodd will hold a video conference by Zoom on July 23, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. to discuss the Chapter 13 No Look Fee as well as other suggested topics.

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Fri, 06/26/2020

Check out PACER’s newly redesigned, informational and resource website, https://pacer.uscourts.gov.

The website provides information about how the public can access federal court records...

Wed, 06/24/2020

Clerk of Court

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana is accepting applications for the position of Clerk of Court in Baton Rouge, LA. The Clerk of Court is appointed by the Court and serves under the...

Thu, 05/21/2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the court has entered the attached standing order regarding video hearings. Note: parties with multiple cases scheduled for a single hearing date may submit a single notice via email as described in the order,...

Wed, 04/22/2020

The CARES Act made several changes to the Bankruptcy Code to provide financial assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the Court is adopting an amendment to Interim Rule 1020 regarding eligibility for proceedings under subchapter V...

Fri, 03/27/2020

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the court has entered the attached standing order allowing declarations under penalty of perjury to support motions to impose and extend stay along with associated local forms 8a and 8b. 

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