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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, 12/10/2019

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


Fri, 12/06/2019

Electronic Public Access (EPA) Fee Schedule Change

The fee schedule has been amended to increase the quarterly threshold for waiving Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) fees from $15 to $30.  As a result,...

Fri, 12/06/2019

The Greenville Bankruptcy Court will be closed to the public on Friday, December 13 due to a private court function. The Raleigh Courthouse will close at 12:30 to the public on Friday, December 13 due to a private court function. In the need of...

Thu, 12/05/2019

Pacer will be performing system maintenance on Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm. During this time, there could be impact to, billing, and statement servers may be slow or non-responsive during the failback (the first...

Wed, 12/04/2019

Congress has taken no action on the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Criminal Procedure, the Rules of Evidence, the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases in the United States District Courts, and the Rules...

Mon, 11/25/2019

Local Bankruptcy Rules, including amendments published on November 4, 2019, will be effective December 1, 2019.  An updated version of the Administrative Guide will also be effective on December 1, 2019.  The Guide was updated to delete the form...

Mon, 11/18/2019

Attached please find a General Order regarding Disbursement of Unclaimed Funds.  This order amends Local Bankruptcy Rule 3011-1 to reflect changes to the Administrative Office of the United States Courts' recommendations regarding best practices...

Mon, 11/04/2019

Proposed Amendments to Local Rule 1006-1



Fri, 11/01/2019

A general order was entered on October 22, 2019 regarding the 2019 holiday schedule.

2019 Holiday Order

Thu, 09/26/2019

The Order Appointing Local Rules Committee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina is posted on the court's website at 2019 Local Rules Committee....