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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.

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...

Tue, 08/16/2016

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The...

Tue, 07/05/2016

With deep sadness, we share the passing of the Honorable Joseph M. Scott, Jr. (Retired).  Judge Scott was a brilliant scholar, masked often by his hearty sense of humor.  His commitment to public service was evident in the fair and compassionate...

Tue, 07/05/2016

The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure approved publication to Bankruptcy Rule 3015 and proposed new Rule 3015.1 for comment period from July 1, 2016 through October 3, 2016. 

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Mon, 06/13/2016

"Know Before You Owe" --an auto loan initiative by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, including an "auto loan shopping sheet," may be found at http://www....

Fri, 06/03/2016

The docket time for chapter 13 matters will remain at 10:00 a.m. Effective 6/14/2016, all other Covington matters will be heard at 11:00 a.m.

Wed, 03/30/2016

A bench bar luncheon with Chief Judge Tracey N. Wise will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn immediately following adjournment of the 4/13/16 Pikeville hearings.  Any questions regarding the luncheon may be directed to Virginia Baird at (606)...

Tue, 03/29/2016

Important Announcement:  Individuals posing as federal court officials and U.S. Marshals are reportedly targeting citizens and threatening them with arrest.
 
Scammers are reportedly setting up call centers,...

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