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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.

August 17, 2017

CM/ECF will be unavailable Saturday, August 19 from 4:00AM to Noon (Central Time) for scheduled maintenance.

June 26, 2017

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has entered  General Order 2017-01, Standing Order Concerning All Chapter 13 Cases.  Unless otherwise ordered by the Court in a given case or cases, General Order 2017-01 shall...

June 26, 2017

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has entered General Order 2017-02, Standing Scheduling Order Concerning Mid-Case Audits in Chapter 13 Cases.

This General Order amends and supersedes General Order 2014...

June 23, 2017

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has amended its local Chapter 13 Plan Form (BTXN222), effective July 1, 2017.
Please click here...

June 15, 2017

Chief Judge Barbara Houser has been designated, on a preliminary basis, through the intercircuit assignment procedures of the Judicial Conference of the United States, to serve as the lead judicial mediator in four cases pending...

April 21, 2017

Beginning May 1, 2017, debtors can request to receive notices and orders from the court by email rather than by U.S. mail. This new free program is called Debtor Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing (DeBN)....

November 28, 2016

The Supreme Court adopted changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the Official Bankruptcy Forms, which are scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016.

  • Bankruptcy Rules 1010, 1011, 2002, 3002.1, 7008, 7012, 7016,...
November 28, 2016

Local Bankruptcy Rule 3002-2 has been renumbered to conform to Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 3002.1, and has been amended to reflect an amendment to the national rule. This amendment clarifies that reporting and mid-case audit procedures...

November 17, 2016

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has entered General Order 2016-03, Order Regarding Deposit and Investment of Registry Funds.  This Order shall become effective December 1, 2016, and...

October 5, 2016

Please click here to view the seminar AGENDA for more information.  Please click the ...

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