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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.

Thu, 06/17/2021

In observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day, the Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana will be closed on Friday, June 18. The court will reopen with regular business hours on Monday, June 21.

Wed, 06/16/2021

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a standing trustee to administer cases filed under chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code (Bankruptcy Code). The appointment is for cases...

Mon, 03/22/2021

Effective March 22, 2021.

Considering changing circumstances regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the court has entered the following standing order revoking Standing Order 2020-1.

Tue, 03/09/2021

Effective March 9, 2021

Considering the recent wide-spread breaches of both private sector and government computer systems, the court has entered the attached standing order for measures to protect highly sensitive documents. 

Mon, 11/30/2020

This Court's CM/ECF system will be unavailable from 8:00 p.m., November 30th through 8:00 a.m., December 1st for scheduled maintenance. If you have any questions, please call 225-346-3333.

Mon, 11/30/2020

The Judicial Conference approved adjustments to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule (28 U.S.C. § 1930) effective December 1, 2020. Please click here for more information.

Mon, 10/05/2020

The Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana has updated its procedures for pro se filers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Clerk's office, located at 707 Florida Street, Room 119, is open to the public by appointment. Masks...

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...