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The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for the following positions:
- Bankruptycy Judge, Alexandria, LA
- Bankruptcy Judge- Fort Worth...
AMENDMENTS TO PLANS AND MOTIONS
- The deadline for amendments to plans and motions is eight days before the hearing date.
- Beginning January 1, 2015, the court will strike untimely amendments to plans and...
New Fee and Procedure - Motions to Redact
Effective Monday, December 1, 2014, there is a new fee on the Bankruptcy Miscellaneous Fee Schedule for a Motion to Redact. It is a $25.00 fee. This...
Effective December 1, 2014, there will be several changes to the rules, national forms and miscellaneous fee schedule. Click here for more information (PDF).
Effective November 1, 2014, pleadings and other documents filed under seal shall have the seal vacated automatically upon the closing of a bankruptcy case or adversary proceeding.
DENIAL OF NON-COMPLYING STAY RELIEF MOTIONS
Local Rule 4001-1 requires that motions for relief from the automatic stay include:
a. documents evidencing the debtor's obligation to the mover, including without...
The clerk's office will close at 2:00 p.m. tomorrow, July 10, 2014 for training. We will reopen again at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, July 11, 2014.
PROCEDURES FOR SUBMITTING PROPOSED ORDERS
Section VII(D) of the local Administrative Procedures, accessible on our court website at http://www.lamb.uscourts.gov/adminstrative-procedures,...