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, 04/10/2013

You are now leaving the web page of the US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern...

Tue, 04/02/2013

The APM has been updated to reflect that a sealed document can be filed at the same time the Motion to Seal the document is filed.  It is no longer necessary to wait for the Motion to be granted first.

Fri, 03/22/2013

On Sunday, March 24, 2013, a Pay.gov scheduled outage will occur from 12:30 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. EST.  During the scheduled outage, users will be unable to pay CM/...

Thu, 03/14/2013

The automatic adjustments of dollar amounts are effective April 1, 2013.  The amended dollar amounts will apply to cases filed on or after April 1, 2013....

Tue, 02/19/2013

If all goes as planned, the system should be available by noon.

Wed, 02/06/2013

When you try to connect to the CMECF system, you will see a warning about our site's Certificate, click "Continue to This Website" even though it will say in parentheses "not recommended".  We are working to resolve this issue.

Wed, 02/06/2013

You should now be able to access CMECF without getting messages about whether to trust the site or not because of an invalid certificate.

Wed, 01/23/2013

The Judicial Conference has published proposed amendments to the Federal Rules and to many of the forms used to file bankruptcy.  The public comment period closes on February 15, 2013.  These forms, long with the Committee Notes can be viewed by...

Wed, 01/23/2013

16th Biennial Judge Joe Lee Bankruptcy Institute Brochure.

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