News & Announcements: 01/2013

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.

January 25, 2013

The current 14-year term of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Barbara J. Houser of the Northern District of Texas will expire January 19, 2014.  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is considering whether to...

January 18, 2013

On Friday, January 25, 2013, CM/ECF for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas will be unavailable starting at 5:00 PM CST until Monday, January 28, 2013 at 7:00 AM CST due to an upgrade to CM/ECF...

January 17, 2013

The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications from highly qualified candidates for the position of Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Washington. This position will be available on September 9, 2013. The selection...

January 7, 2013

In response to a request from the bar regarding the No Look Fee in Chapter 13 cases, the Court is issuing General Order 2013-01 which amends Section 10 of General Order 2010-01. This order increases the No Look Fee for Chapter 13 individual, non-...