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.

Wed, 11/25/2015

Federal Rules of Procedure
Revised Federal Rules of Procedure (FRAP, FRBP, and FRCP) take effect December 1, 2015.  See

Wed, 11/25/2015

CM/ECF will be unavailable after midnight on Monday, November 30, 2015 for the installation of Release 5.1.1.  The system should be available again by noon on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. See...

Wed, 11/25/2015

Local Rules
KYEB has adopted revised Local Rules effective December 1, 2015.  See

Mon, 11/23/2015

For a summary of changes related to CM/ECF Release 5.1.1 please click here.

Mon, 11/23/2015

For an Overview for Attorneys of the Official 2015 Bankruptcy Forms in CM/ECF please click here.

Thu, 11/05/2015

Revised Official Bankruptcy Forms
Please be advised that most Official Bankruptcy Forms are scheduled to be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted, and renumbered versions...

Wed, 10/21/2015

A sophisticated phone scam is targeting bankruptcy filers in several states, using personal information from filings and posing as attorneys to get intended victims to immediately wire money to satisfy a debt.
The National Association of...

Wed, 10/14/2015

EXPIRED:  After careful review and consideration of the public...

Tue, 09/08/2015

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Bankruptcy and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The proposed amendments,...

Thu, 09/03/2015

Following a memorial service celebrating the life of Hon. Joe Lee and in recognition of his long tenure with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, a document highlighting some of Judge Lee’s many contributions...