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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.

Thu, 01/28/2021

Public notice and opportunity for comment are provided for the attached rule amendment pursuant to Fed. R. App. P. 47(a)(1) and 4th Cir. R. 47(a):

Amendment to Local Rule...

Wed, 01/13/2021

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

Attached please find a general order appointing the newest class of the local rules committee for 2021. 


Thu, 12/17/2020

Holiday Office Closures

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - Office closes at 1:00PM
Thursday, December 24, 2020, Christmas Eve - Closed
Friday, December 25, 2020 - Christmas Day - Closed

Wednesday, December...

Tue, 12/01/2020

Congress has taken no action on the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Procedure, and the Federal Rules of Evidence, adopted by the Supreme Court and transmitted to Congress on April 27, 2020. Under the...

Fri, 11/13/2020

The Bankruptcy Administrator for the Western District of North Carolina invites applications from highly qualified individuals for appointment as the Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Western District of North Carolina, Charlotte Division. The...

Fri, 10/30/2020

The Clerk’s Office will be closed to the public from Friday, November 6 through Friday, November 20 due to building maintenance. Staff members will be available by email or by calling 919-856-4752. Emergency filings may be emailed to...

Thu, 09/17/2020

Attached please find charts indicating changes to the federal courts' miscellaneous fee schedules effective December 1, 2020.  These changes account for inflationary increases.


Fri, 08/28/2020

Procedure Changes for U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

Attached please find an order extending the temporary suspension of the wet signatures requirement through December 31, 2020.

Fri, 08/21/2020

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