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Information Regarding Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and Court Operations

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Louisiana continues to closely monitor the national response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and will be following guidance provided by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), available hereAt this time there are no changes to normal bankruptcy court operations within the Middle District of Louisiana.  Any future changes or updates will be posted on this website and communicated as appropriate. 

Please note the following:

  • If you are required to appear in court and are experiencing any flu-like symptoms, have a fever, or are coughing or sneezing, please contact your attorney before appearing for a court hearing or for a meeting of creditors. If you are acting pro se, please contact the court at (225) 346-3333 before appearing for court. For meetings of creditors, please contact the United States Trustee’s Office at  (504) 589-4018.
  • If you or your client are impacted by any of the above-mentioned issues and will not be able to attend the court hearing, please file a motion to continue hearing as soon as possible.
  • If you have recently traveled from an area with widespread COVID-19 contagion and you have symptoms of the disease (fever, cough, or shortness of breath), please contact your healthcare provider for details on how to proceed with proper medical care.

Additional COVID-19 Resources and Updates:

National and International:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( World Health Organization

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