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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.

January 7, 2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office for the Northern District of Texas will be closed Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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

November 30, 2018

The following changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the Official Bankruptcy Forms are
scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2018.

  • Bankruptcy Rules 3002.1, 5005, 7004, 7062, 8002, 8006, 8007, 8010, 8011, 8013...
November 21, 2018

The Federal Bar Association Dallas Chapter/Bankruptcy Law Section will be sponsoring a lunch presentation Wednesday, November 28, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM in the Winstead Ballroom at the Belo Mansion (Dallas Bar Association...

November 21, 2018

United States Bankruptcy Judge Edward L. 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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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