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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, 2018-12-03

The Supreme Court adopted changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Procedures which took effect on December 1, 2018.  The text of the new and amended rules and forms - along with accompanying...

Tue, 2018-11-06

The 19th Biennial UK/CLE Judge Joe Lee Bankruptcy Institute is scheduled to be held Thursday & Friday, June 20 & 21, 2019, at the Campbell House Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky.  It will provide 10.75 hours of CLE credit, including 2 hours...

Tue, 2018-10-30

On Saturday, November 3, 2018 the CM/ECF filing system will be unavailable from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm for a system upgrade.

Thu, 2018-10-25

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, Pay.gov [the online payment service for CM/ECF] completed an update.  Pay.gov will no longer be compatible with Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or earlier versions.  You will need to update your browser in order to...

Thu, 2018-08-16

The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure seeks public comment on proposed amendments.  Further information on the proposed changes and procedures for submitting a comment may be found by clicking...

Fri, 2018-07-27

On Saturday, July 28, 2018, a Pay.gov scheduled outage will occur from approximately 6:00 pm - Midnight (ET).  During the scheduled outage, users will be unable to pay CM/ECF filing fees due the court via the internet on-line payment service...

Thu, 2018-05-31

On Saturday, June 2, 2018, a Pay.gov scheduled outage will occur from approximately 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET.  During the scheduled outage, users will be unable to pay CM/ECF filing fees due the court via the internet on-line payment service...

Thu, 2018-05-10

On Saturday, May 12, 2018, a Pay.gov scheduled outage will occur from approximately 6:00 pm - Midnight (ET).  During the scheduled outage, users will be unable to pay CM/ECF filing fees due the court via the internet on-line payment service...

Fri, 2018-04-20

The court advises that the practice aids distributed during the recent bench & bar sessions throughout the district have now been posted to the court's website under "local requirements."  In addition, feedback on these sessions, including...

Mon, 2018-04-16

EXPIRED: The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) encourages experienced bankruptcy practitioners to apply for the Next Generation Program.  Forty practitioners will be selected from across the nation to participate in a judicial...

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