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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.

Fri, 08/18/2017

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and
Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and forms and have asked
that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for...

Fri, 07/07/2017

Pending amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure Rule 3015(c) require the court to either adopt the official form for a plan filed in a chapter 13 case or to adopt a local form plan pursuant to pending Rule 3015.1.  The court has...

Tue, 04/11/2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is pleased to announce an essay contest for high school students in the five states within the circuit.  The contest offers students an opportunity to learn about the Constitution and Bill of...

Wed, 03/01/2017

The local rules have been updated to reflect the amendment of Rule 1002-1.  Click here for a copy of this rule with amendments noted.  A full set of the rules...

Wed, 01/11/2017

The current term of the United States Bankruptcy Administrator in the Eastern District of North Carolina, Marjorie K. Lynch, is due to expire on May 2, 2017.  The Regulations of the Judicial Conference of the United States Governing the...

Fri, 01/06/2017

A General Order has been entered regarding Flood Related Procedures which extends the provisions of the General Order, previously entered on...

Tue, 01/03/2017

Pending amendments to local rule 1002-1 have been published for comment. Please submit any comments to stephanie_butler@nceb.uscourts.gov by January 20, 2017.

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Wed, 12/07/2016

The Administrative Office of the Courts has increased the Administrative Expense Multiplier to be used in all chapter 13 cases filed in the Eastern District of North Carolina on or after 10/01/2016 to 8.0%.

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Mon, 11/28/2016

Technical amendments have been made to the local rules and administrative guide that are necessary to bring the local rules and guide into compliance with the amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure effective 12/1/2016.  The most...

Mon, 11/14/2016

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Court intends to amend Local Rule 46(b) to conform to increases in the Court of Appeals Miscellaneous Fee Schedule, adopted by the U.S. Judicial Conference pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1913, that are scheduled to take...

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