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.

Tue, 01/14/2014

 
The federal judiciary has learned of an email scam, in which emails purporting to come from federal and state courts are infecting recipients with computer viruses.

According to the Security Operations Center of the Administrative...

Thu, 01/09/2014

The CM/ECF system for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, will be out of service between 12:01 am and 8 am Sunday, January 12 for scheduled maintenance. 

Thu, 12/19/2013

The Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma have created a wonderful short electronic learning module (ELM) on the changes the the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, the Official Forms, and to certain...

Wed, 11/27/2013

Our Local Form 3015-1 Chapter 13 Plan was revised effective December 1, 2013.  Click here to review the revised version.  New Local Forms ...

Tue, 11/26/2013

General Order 13-3 establishes revised Local Rules for this Court effective December 1, 2013.  For a copy of the order, visit our Local Rules and...

Mon, 11/18/2013

On December 1st, there will be changes to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure 1007(b)(7), 4004(c)(1), 5009(b), 9006(d), 9013 and 9014. With the exception of a few stylistic changes, these changes cover two main areas - changes to allow the...

Fri, 11/15/2013

On Saturday, November 16, 2013, a Pay.gov scheduled outage will occur from 6:00 to Midnight EST.  During the scheduled outage, users will be unable to pay CM/ECF filing fees due the court via the internet on-line payment system supported by Pay....

Tue, 10/15/2013

After careful review and consideration of the public comments on the current local rules and forms, changes have been made.  For the next 30 days until November 15, the judges will take any additional comments and suggestions regarding the...

Fri, 10/04/2013

There is currently an opening for a Courtroom Deputy.  Click here to view the Vacancy Announcement.  Click here to access an application form.  Follow the instructions at the end of the Vacancy Announcement on submitting the form.

Mon, 08/19/2013

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Bankruptcy and Civil Rules have

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