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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.

Wed, 01/12/2022

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Louisiana at Baton Rouge.

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Tue, 01/04/2022

Please read the Clerk's Notice for information regarding Bankruptcy Administration Improvement Act of 2020. 

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Tue, 12/21/2021 will be unavailable on 12/21/21 between 9pm and 11pm CST.

Due to an unplanned, but urgent security-related update, will experience a disruption in service.  All services and website-hosted forms...

Thu, 12/02/2021

Please read the Clerk's Notice Regarding Amendments to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure Effective December 1, 2021.

Tue, 11/16/2021

Please read the Clerk's Notice of Reopening all Intake Areas in all Divisional Offices.

Fri, 08/06/2021

Please read the Clerk's Notice of Alternative Access to Court Services Due to COVID-19 Resurgence. 

Thu, 08/05/2021

Please read the Clerk's Notice of e-Services Web Pages and Electronic Drop Box

Mon, 07/12/2021

Please read the Clerk's Notice of ECF Version 1.6 PDF Requirements

Fri, 06/11/2021

Please read the Clerk's Notice of New and Modified NextGen CM/ECF Events for Docketing Chapter 11 Non-Small Business Periodic Reports