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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, 2018-04-20

The court advises that the practice aids distributed during the recent bench & bar sessions throughout the district have now been posted to the court's website under "local requirements."  In addition, feedback on these sessions, including...

Mon, 2018-04-16

Effective May 1, 2018, registered CM/ECF filers can pay installment fees online.  As a result, when making installment payments via credit cards please use the new CM/ECF event
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Mon, 2018-04-16

The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) encourages experienced bankruptcy practitioners to apply for the Next Generation Program.  Forty practitioners will be selected from across the nation to participate in a judicial roundtable...

Tue, 2018-04-10

The Judicial Conference has approved language clarifying the definitions of daily, hourly and realtime transcripts.  A new 3-day transcript delivery category was approved for immediate use.  The revised Maximum...

Tue, 2018-01-30

Debtors can now request receipt of court notices and orders by email rather than by U.S. mail. This new free program is called Debtor Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing (DeBN). Service requirements for other parties in a bankruptcy case do...

Tue, 2018-01-16

The hearings scheduled for 10:30 today, January 16, 2018, at the US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky are CANCELLED. Parties must renotice for the February motion hour. If a hearing is required sooner...

Fri, 2018-01-05

Judge Wise and Judge Schaaf will make themselves available for questions and/or a discussion on topics of interest to the bar, including the new forms/rules. The meetings will occur at the end of the following motion hours:



Wed, 2017-11-29

In connection with changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedures including the adoption of a new Chapter 13 plan, the US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky will be taking the CM/ECF system offline at 11:00pm, Thursday,...

Thu, 2017-11-16

Local Rules and General Orders
KYEB has adopted revised Local Rules effective December 1, 2017. See

Fri, 2017-10-20

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky currently has an opening for a Case Administrator. For details and to submit an application please see