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.

May 13, 2013

The current 14-year term of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert L. Jones of the Northern District of Texas will expire April 3, 2014.  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is considering whether to reappoint Judge Jones to a new 14-year term...

May 10, 2013

Our Dallas Divisional Manager is seeking students interested in participating in a summer externship. The program provides students interested in public administration an opportunity to observe the functions of the federal judicial system and...

May 9, 2013

The United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office for the Northern District of Texas will be closed Monday, May 27, 2013, in observance of Memorial Day.

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

April 15, 2013

On Friday, April 19, 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, April 22, 2013 at 7:00 AM CST, due to an upgrade to CM/ECF Version...

April 9, 2013

The Judicial Conference of the United States has increased certain bankruptcy court miscellaneous fees
that become effective Wednesday, May 1, 2013.

Fee Schedule Increases
Motion to Reopen Chapter 9 - $167...

April 3, 2013

Effective May 1, 2013, the bankruptcy courts will begin charging a new fee of $25 for each claim transferred. This fee was approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States at its September 2012 session.

To view Clerk's Notice 13-04...

April 2, 2013

The Unitied States Courts, Fifth Judicial Circuit is currently recruiting for a Circuit Executive, located in New Orleans, Louisana.  The Circuit Executive is appointed by the Judicial Council of the Fifth Circuit pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 332(e)....

March 28, 2013

The Judicial Conference of the United States has revised the Electronic Public Access (EPA) Fee Schedule that will become effective Monday, April 1, 2013.

The Fee Schedule is revised to (a) make format and style changes; (b) clarify the...

March 8, 2013

Effective Monday, April 1, 2013, certain Official Bankruptcy Forms will change due to automatic adjustment of dollar amounts in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code. For additional information regarding the affected forms below, please click...

March 6, 2013

The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications from highly qualified candidates for the position of Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Nevada. This position will be available on or after July 10, 2013. The selection process may...

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