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.

New Plan to be used immediately and required for all plans filed on or after July 1, 2006

June 1, 2006

The court will be installing a new version of CM/ECF the weekend of June 16 - 18. To accomplish this CM/ECF will be removed from service at 4:00 P.M., Friday June 16th. Service is expected to be restored by Saturday evening the 17th.

June 14, 2006

CM/ECF will be removed from service commencing Friday, 08/18/06, at 4:00PM CDT. This outage is necessary to perform an essential system upgrade. Service will be restored by Sunday evening 08/20/06.
Please check our Internet web site,...

August 7, 2006

Please be advised the payment of filing fees over the internet will be unavailable during the following periods:
Start : Sunday, August 13th, 2006 2:00 AM EDT
End : Sunday, August 13th, 2006 8:00 AM EDT
You will still be able...

August 11, 2006

New Plan to be used immediately and required for all plans filed on or after September 15, 2006

August 15, 2006

When filing any event that requires a selection from the Location List, do not select any locations that have an X at the beginning of the location. These locations have been retired from use and should never be used. When a retired location is...

September 13, 2006

Official Forms approved by the Executive Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States on September 19, 2005 and Committee Notes to be used effective October 1, 2006. The court is working to make the revised forms fillable, but in the...

September 28, 2006
September 28, 2006