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.

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

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, 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, 01/23/2013

16th Biennial Judge Joe Lee Bankruptcy Institute Brochure.

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...

Fri, 01/18/2013

Temporary Law Clerk Position has been filled.

Wed, 12/05/2012

New Local Rules and Forms approved.  Effective January 1, 2013.

Thu, 11/29/2012

CM/ECF will be unavailable beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 9, 2012, for system maintenance.  It should be available by 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Wed, 11/28/2012

We have just completed an upgrade to our telephone system. All of our extension numbers have changed.