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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, 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...

Tue, 07/13/2021

The Court will be migrating its Case Management/Electronic Case Filing system (CM/ECF) to the Next Generation of CM/ECF (NextGen). NextGen is the culmination of a multi-year phased project by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts to...

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. 

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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.

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