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.

Effective, the weekend of February 13, 2009, the Court will be upgrading the electronic case filing application, CM/ECF. Many new features will be included.

February 2, 2009

The court will be installing a new version of CM/ECF the weekend of February 13 - 16, Version 3.3.1. To accomplish this CM/ECF will be removed from service at 4:00 P.M. Friday, February 13th. Service is expected to be restored by Sunday evening...

February 10, 2009

3:00 PM CST

The court is experiencing telecommunication difficulties at this time. Technical support staff are addressing this with the highest priority. We apologize for the inconvenience and will advise when the...

February 24, 2009

4:45 PM CST

The telecommunication difficulties have been corrected.

February 24, 2009

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

February 26, 2009

The Court's CM/ECF site and web site will be unavailable this evening Friday, February 27, 2009 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. due to network maintenance by Sprint. Please make note of this outage and plan accordingly.

February 27, 2009

Judge Squires will be out on Monday, March 2, 2009 and Tuesday, March 3, 2009. Chief Judge Doyle will be covering his court calls in Courtroom 742 and will be filling in as Emergency Judge on those days. Judge Squires will return on Wednesday,...

February 27, 2009

Bankruptcy Rule 9037 requires that personal identification information defined as individuals' Social Security and taxpayer identification numbers, names of minor children, financial account numbers, and dates of birth, be redacted from documents...

March 25, 2009

Due to the need to process a critical task it is necessary for the court to take CM/ECF out of service this evening, April 14, 2008, for a period of approximately 4 hours. The outage will take place between 8:00 PM and 12:00 Midnight.


April 14, 2009