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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, 2019-03-04

Effective April 1, 2019, certain Official and Director's Forms will be updated with new dollar values, as required under Section 104 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.  These forms will be required for cases filed on or after the effective...

Fri, 2018-12-28

Despite the lapse in appropriation which funds the United States Judiciary, all United States Courts, including the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, continue to operate.  The CM/ECF system is available for the...

Thu, 2018-12-13

It is with sadness we convey the passing of former Bankruptcy Clerk of Court, Mrs. Betty Lois (White) Jennette.

Betty served the Court for 36 years.  In 1979 she was appointed as the first Clerk of Court for the United States Bankruptcy...

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...

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