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Court Holidays

All divisions of the Clerk's office for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court - EDNC are open Monday - Friday, except on the following legal holidays:

Holiday Date Observed in 2023
New Year's Day Friday December 31, 2021 (observed)
MLK Birthday Monday January 16th
Washington's Birthday Monday             February 20th**
Memorial Day Monday May 29th
Juneteenth Monday June 19th
Independence Day Monday July 3rd (Extended Observed)
Independence Day Tuesday July 4th (Observed)
Labor Day Monday September 4th
Columbus Day Monday October 9th
Veteran's Day Friday November 10th*
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 23rd
Christmas Day Monday December 25th

*If a holiday falls on a Saturday, for most Federal employees, the preceding Friday will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See 5 U.S.C. 6103(b).)  If a holiday falls on a Sunday, for most Federal employees, the following Monday will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes.  (See Section 3(a) of Executive Order 11582, February 11, 1971.)  See also our Federal Holidays - "In Lieu Of" Determination Fact Sheet at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/work-schedules/fact-sheets/Federal-Holidays-In-Lieu-Of-Determination.

**This holiday is designated as "Washington’s Birthday" in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees.