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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.

Fri, 06/16/2017

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of West Virginia has drafted a proposed Model Chapter 13 Plan for use in the southern district of West Virginia...

Thu, 04/13/2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is pleased to announce an essay contest for high school students in the five states within the circuit. The contest offers students...

Mon, 07/18/2016

Proposed Amendments to Bankruptcy Rules for Public Comment by 10/3/2016
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules has proposed amendments to Bankruptcy Rule 3015 and adoption of a new Bankruptcy Rule...

Wed, 01/27/2016

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Wed, 05/13/2015

Notice of public comment period concerning reappointment of incumbent Bankruptcy Administratrator for the Western District of North Carolina. Click here for the notice...

Fri, 04/17/2015

Notice of vacancy - United States Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of North Carolina.  Click here to view the notice.

Fri, 03/27/2015

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that, effective April 1st, 2015, when a schedule or amended schedule is filed or a case is converted to another chapter that adds an additional creditor(s) to a creditor matrix that has been previously uploaded, it is the...

Fri, 01/30/2015

Please take notice that the Honorable Judge Ronald Pearson has announced his intention to retire at the expiration of his current term of appointment on October 8, 2015.   A letter from Judge Pearson to the public and Bar about his forthcoming...