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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.

Mon, 11/23/2015

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

Wed, 07/01/2015

Notice to Attorneys
Audio files of all bankruptcy court hearings held on or after July 1, 2015, will be made available to the public through the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system, unless otherwise...

Tue, 06/09/2015

The Covington Divison docket scheduled for today, June 9, 2015, is RESCHEDULED to Tuesday, June 23, 2015.
All chapter 13 matters begin at 9:30 a.m. All other matters begin at 11:00 a.m.

Fri, 05/22/2015

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of the Honorable Joe Lee, 89, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky.  During his more than 50 year tenure Judge Lee presided over thousands of cases affecting the...

Thu, 04/16/2015

KYEB is soliciting comments and/or requests for any suggested changes (including additions, revisions, and deletions) to our Local Rules.   Your comments will assist us in evaluating whether a need exists to reconvene the Local Rules committee. ...