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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.

Mon, 11/10/2014

On April 25, 2014, the Supreme Court approved amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure which will take effect on December 1, 2014.

The amendments to the bankruptcy rules address the following:

  1. petitions...
Mon, 11/10/2014

At its September 2014 session, the Judicial Conference approved several changes to the appellate, district, and bankruptcy court miscellaneous fee schedules, effective December 1, 2014. 

Thu, 09/18/2014

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment...

Tue, 08/26/2014

You are cordially invited to join Judge David M. Warren for a brown bag lunch at noon on September 3, 2014.

Wed, 08/06/2014

Click here to view the order appointing the Honorable Stephani W. Humrickhouse as Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North...

Tue, 07/08/2014

As America celebrated its 238th birthday, 26 North Carolina residents added their names to the list of people who call themselves United States citizens.


Fri, 06/13/2014

Attached please find pending amendments to local rules published for comment.  Please submit any comments to by Friday, June 27, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.


Fri, 05/02/2014

Bankruptcy Miscellaneous Fee Schedule:    These changes to be effective June 1, 2014.
Please review the attached Bankruptcy Miscellaneous Fee Schedule:  Bankruptcy ...

Mon, 03/17/2014

Due to the threat of Inclement weather,  Judge Humrickhouse schedule for Tuesday, March 18, 2014 -   All morning matters will begin at 12:00 noon.

Wed, 03/12/2014

The new rules reflect changes to Local Bankruptcy Rules 1007-1, 7016-1, and 9014-1, as well as technical changes to Local Bankruptcy Rule 1071-1 and contact information due to the court's move and change in divisions.