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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, 08/02/2016

The ABJA is sponsoring a Certified Bankruptcy Assistant (CBA) Seminar and Exam on October 18 and 19, 2016, along with a Professional Skills Seminar on October 20 and 21, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The two-day certification program...

Tue, 07/05/2016

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules has proposed amendments to Bankruptcy Rule 3015 and adoption of a new Bankruptcy Rule 3015.1, and has asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The...

Thu, 05/19/2016

Pending amendments to Local Rules published for comment. Please submit any comments to Stephanie_butler@nceb.uscourts.gov by June 17, 2016.  
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Tue, 05/17/2016

The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges will be hosting its annual conference in San Francisco, October 26 - 29, 2016.  Attorneys, CPAs, insolvency professionals, professors, law students, and others are encouraged to attend.  Please visit...

Fri, 05/13/2016

Thomson Reuters recently announced that an error in its opinion conversion process resulted in small amounts of missing text in thousands of opinions reported by West over the past two years.  Thomson Reuters has corrected the online version of...

Wed, 04/13/2016

A PDF slide show, with attached audio recording, from the brown bag lunch and learn with Judge Small and Dr. Jay Williams held on April 4, 2016 has been made available on the court's website. Judge Small and Dr. Williams discuss identifying and...

Thu, 03/31/2016

On April 1, 2016 automatic adjustments to the dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and one provision in Title 28 of the United  States Code will become effective. These adjustments will affect certain Official and...

Tue, 01/05/2016

The United States District Court and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina announce that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has appointed Joseph N. Callaway as the new United States...

Fri, 12/04/2015

Please find an Administrative Order In Re: Compensation of Professionals signed by the judges and filed today.  The order adopts amendments to Local Rule 2016-1 and the corresponding section of the Administrative Guide to Practice and Procedure...

Fri, 11/20/2015

Due to the implementation of the revised Official Bankruptcy Forms and Director's Forms effective on December 1, 2015, CM/ECF will be unavailable for filings starting on Monday, November 30 at 5:00 pm. The CM/ECF system will be available as soon...

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