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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.

September 5, 2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office for the Northern District of Texas will be closed Friday, September 13, 2019, for the annual district-wide training.

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

July 12, 2019

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for

appointment to the panel of trustees who administer cases filed under chapter 7 of title 11 of the

United States Code (Bankruptcy Code). The...

July 12, 2019

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for

appointment to the panel of trustees who administer cases filed under chapter 7 of title 11 of the

United States Code (Bankruptcy Code). The...

July 9, 2019

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Texas at Dallas. The position will require regular...

June 25, 2019

The current 14-year term of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stacey G.C. Jernigan of the Northern District of Texas will expire May 11, 2020. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is considering whether to reappoint Judge Jernigan to a new 14-year...

May 13, 2019

The Young Lawyers Committee of the Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Texas "Starting Out Right" seminar will be held Friday, May 31, 2019.  Please click on the attached flyer for agenda, CLE, and registration information.  Space is limited...

April 3, 2019

On April 1, 2019, automatic adjustments were made to the dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and one provision in Title 28 of the United States Code. The adjusted dollar amounts apply to cases filed...

March 12, 2019

The 13th Anniversary Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference sponsored by the State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Law Section will be held April 17-19, 2019, in Austin, Texas.  Please click the brochure below for conference registration and...

January 31, 2019

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Texas at Houston. The position...

January 31, 2019

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana at New Orleans.

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