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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.

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...

Thu, 10/27/2016

At its September 2016 session, the Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the appellate, district, and bankruptcy court miscellaneous fee schedules, as well as on the Court of Federal Claims and the Judicial Panel on...

Tue, 10/18/2016

Members of the Wilmington Bankruptcy Bar are invited to a brown bag lunch hosted by Chief Judge Stephani Humrickhouse on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at noon in Courtroom 3 of the United States Courthouse in Wilmington. Deserts and drinks will be...

Fri, 10/14/2016

The Eastern District of North Carolina was struck by Hurricane Matthew on October 8, 2016, resulting in significant flooding throughout the Eastern District. The Court has determined that it is necessary to make amendments to its normal...

Wed, 10/05/2016

PLEASE BE ADVISED that the December 1, 2016, amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure make significant changes to appellate practice.
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Wed, 10/05/2016

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Court intends to adopt new Local Rule 29 to provide that paper copies of amicus briefs filed at the petition for rehearing stage are not required unless ordered by the Court. The new local rule is proposed in light of...

Mon, 09/19/2016

Please take notice that the Office of the Bankruptcy Administrator is seeking applications from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the panel of trustees who administer cases filed under the Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. The...

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