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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.

Wed, 03/28/2018

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Tue, 03/27/2018

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, the Bankruptcy Clerk's Office will begin using an automated phone tree.  The goal is to provide the most efficient system for callers and Bankruptcy Clerk's office staff.  Callers to the Clerk's office will have...

Fri, 03/09/2018

The Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of West Virginia is seeking to hire a Case Administrator. Click here for information and application form.

Thu, 11/09/2017

It is the intention of the Court/Clerk's Office to enforce a procedure, without exception, that we have publicized and included in most hearing notices for some time beginning with hearings scheduled the week of 8/14/17.   Any order or agreed...

Fri, 11/03/2017

Please take notice that the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of West Virginia has entered a General Order (17-03) which adopts a local Model Chapter 13 Plan for use in this District. The Model Chapter 13 Plan will replace the current...

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...