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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, 01/06/2017

On Saturday, January 7, 2017, a Pay.gov scheduled outage will occur from approximately 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET.  During the scheduled outage, users will be unable to pay CM/ECF filing fees due the court via the internet on-line payment service...

Wed, 12/28/2016

Resolution of Appreciation recognizing Jerry D Truitt, Clerk of Court for his years of service to the Judiciary and to this Court entered herein...

Fri, 12/16/2016

On Saturday, December 17, 2016, a Pay.gov scheduled outage will occur from approximately 6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. ET.  During the scheduled outage, users will be unable to pay CM/ECF filing fees due the court via the internet on-line payment...

Thu, 12/01/2016

The 18th Biennial Judge Joe Lee Bankruptcy Institute has been scheduled for Thursday and Friday, June 8 & 9, 2017, at The Campbell House in Lexington, Kentucky. Please mark your calendars and register early for this special event for...

Fri, 11/18/2016

Filing Fees are Increasing Effective December 1, 2016

The Judicial Conference of the United States Courts, at its September 2016 session, approved changes to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule.  ...

Thu, 11/17/2016

The Administrative Procedures Manual has been revised and reorganized effective immediately. The majority of the revisions are contained within the first six sections. However, we ask that you familiarize yourself with the entire document and...

Wed, 11/02/2016

The Supreme Court adopted changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Civil, Criminal and Bankruptcy Procedures which are scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016.  A complete package of the amended rules (both clean and redline versions) with...

Thu, 10/27/2016

All –
We are excited to have Nathan W. Lee as the new Bankruptcy Clerk in the Eastern District and Elizabeth H. Parks as the new Bankruptcy Clerk in the Western District. In honor of this year’s double...

Tue, 08/23/2016

Judge Wise and Judge Schaaf are pleased to announce the selection of Nathan W. Lee, the Chief Deputy Clerk of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, as the Clerk of Court for the United States Bankruptcy Court for...

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