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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.

Thu, 2014-01-09

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, 2013-12-19

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, 2013-11-27

Our Local Form 3015-1 Chapter 13 Plan was revised effective December 1, 2013.  Click here to review the revised version.  New Local Forms 3070-1(a) and...

Tue, 2013-11-26

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 Orders page.

Mon, 2013-11-18

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, 2013-11-15

On Saturday, November 16, 2013, a 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, 2013-10-15

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, 2013-10-04

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, 2013-08-19

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Bankruptcy and Civil Rules have


Mon, 2013-08-12

Due to recent reductions in staff, the court needs to reduce the hours that the public counter is open.  Effective August 26, 2013, our new public hours will be 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Arrangements for emergency filings will, of course, still be...