News & Announcements

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.

If you fail to pay your fees by the end of the day you will be prevented from further e-filing until all fees are paid. You may pay your fees at any time by running the “Internet Fees Due” report which is found under the CM/ECF “Utilities Menu”....

July 1, 2005

Effective July 1, 2005
The Declaration Regarding Electronic Filing, required when filing a petition electronically (ECF) or on diskette, has been revised. For installment cases, the signature of the debtor(s) on the “Declaration” will take...

July 1, 2005

Effective Immediately.
Application for permission to pay filing fee in installments is now accepted for electronically filed cases (ECF).
The requirements to file a case electronically and pay the fee in installments are:

July 1, 2005

Today 8/16/2005 at 12:30 p.m.

August 16, 2005

Today 8/18/2005 at 12:00 p.m.

August 18, 2005

effective September 15, 2005.

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August 24, 2005

effective September 20, 2005.

August 31, 2005

Scheduled CM/ECF outage 09/02/05 6:00pm(CST) - 09/03/05 2:00PM (CST)
The court will be performing system maintenance. CM/ECF will be removed from service at 6:00 PM on Friday, 09/02/05. Service is estimated to be restored Saturday 09/03/05...

August 31, 2005

The Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee was formed to promote communication about Court procedures, etiquette, filings and other issues, and to assist the Court and attorneys in creating a more efficient environment. Additionally, the Committee...

September 8, 2005

The new plan must be used with all Chapter 13 cases filed on or after October 17, 2005.

September 19, 2005