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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, 2022-08-16

The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure has published certain proposed amendments to federal rules and forms.  Comments on the proposed changes can be made from August 15, 2022 through February 16, 2023.  For further...

Mon, 2022-08-15

Effective 9/13/2022, the hearings on all non-chapter 13 Covington matters will be heard at 10:30 a.m. instead of 11:00 a.m.  The Covington chapter 13 hearing time will remain at 10:00 a.m.

Mon, 2022-07-25

The court has entered General Order 22-1 to comply with certain provisions of the Bankruptcy Threshold Adjustment and Technical Corrections Act.  Click here to view...

Thu, 2022-07-07

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky is accepting resumes and applications for Judicial Law Clerk position.  Please click here to view the vacancy...

Wed, 2022-03-30

Consistent with recent CDC guidance, the court will relax its requirements for face coverings during in-person hearings for matters scheduled on or after April 1, 2022.  Updated guidance may be found...

Tue, 2022-01-11

In response to rising COVID-19 cases throughout the state, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky will hold its regularly scheduled dockets via teleconference for matters scheduled on or after Monday, January 17,...

Mon, 2022-01-03

The US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky has an IT Internship opportunity available . Please see the announcement here.

Wed, 2021-12-01

Effective January 1, 2022, the Court will schedule reaffirmation agreements involving unrepresented debtors or that present a presumption of abuse for a telephonic hearing on the first Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m...

Wed, 2021-12-01

General Order 21-1 has been entered, adopting updated local rules effective December 1, 2021, and abrogating General Orders 17-1 and 20-3. Further information can be found here.

Thu, 2021-10-28

The University of Kentucky College of Law will be presenting the 20th Biennial Judge Joe Lee Bankruptcy Institute on Thursday and Friday, December 9-10, 2021, at The Campbell House Hotel in Lexington Kentucky.  Additional information, including...