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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.

Thu, 07/05/2018

The Federal Judiciary Workplace Conduct Working Group recently presented a report to the U.S. Judicial Conference concerning workplace conduct.  The report recommended significant changes in the Judiciary that are designed to promote “a culture...

Mon, 07/02/2018

Beginning in July, the Bankruptcy Clerk's Office will no longer accept payments in the Divisional Offices of Huntington and Beckley.  ALL payments should be mailed or hand-carried to the main office in Charleston.

Mon, 07/02/2018

The public hours for the Beckley divisional office has changed, beginning in July 2018.  The office will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  For July, the office will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays (with the exception of the week...

Mon, 06/25/2018

The Bankruptcy Noticing Center is rolling out a new user website consolidating the current EBN and NCRS websites. This consolidated website will allow creditors to go to one place to sign up for Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing and the Preferred...

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...