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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.

November 14, 2018

The United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office for the Northern District of Texas will be closed Thursday, November 22, 2018, and Friday, November 23, 2018 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

The closing of the Clerk’s...

November 14, 2018

United States Bankruptcy Judge Edward Lee Morris was appointed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, effective November 22, 2018, to a seat to be vacated by the retirement of United States Bankruptcy Judge Russell F. Nelms...

November 14, 2018

The United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office for the Fort Worth Division, Northern District of Texas will be closed Monday, November 26 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m..

The closing of the Clerk’s office will not affect...

October 9, 2018

Beginning Monday, November 5, 2018, and effective until further notice, the Fort Worth Divisional Office will be closed from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CST.  

The court’s electronic filing system remains available for filing at...

September 18, 2018

The United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office in Amarillo, Texas, has relocated to the following
address:

J. Marvin Jones Federal Building and United States Courthouse
205 Southeast Fifth Avenue, Room 201D...

September 13, 2018

The Court has adopted a Loan Modification Program developed by the Bankruptcy Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.  The purpose of this program is to provide a uniform procedure to allow Chapter 13 Debtors, Lenders, and other parties to...

August 15, 2018

The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved a new fee for providing copies of records in electronic form when those records are not available on the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system or stored in the Case...

August 15, 2018

The Judicial Conference has approved language clarifying the definitions of daily, hourly, and realtime transcripts, and has added a new 3-day transcript delivery category. The revised Transcription Rate Schedule for our district reflecting these...

June 28, 2018

Beginning Monday, July 16, 2018, and effective until further notice, the Lubbock Divisional Office will be closed from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CST.  

The court’s electronic filing system remains available for filing at any...

April 13, 2018

The Fellows of the American College of Bankruptcy and the Fifth Circuit Education Committee proudly present a luncheon seminar featuring Whitman Holt.  The luncheon will be held Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m....

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