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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.

October 9, 2020

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Northern District of Texas Bankruptcy Court is conducting most of its hearings virtually, using WebEx video conferencing. There is no fee/charge of any kind for the participants, although you will have to...

June 22, 2021

Please click here to view Notice regarding Local Outreach (Region 6) - USTP Final Rule on Uniform Periodic...

June 17, 2021

On December 21, 2020, the U.S. Trustee Program (USTP) promulgated “Procedures for Completing Uniform Periodic Reports in Non-Small Business Cases Filed Under Chapter 11 of Title 11, which promulgated a final rule requiring that chapter 11 debtors...

June 14, 2021

This Order supersedes General Order 2020-14. As conditions during the COVID-19 Pandemic have continued to improve in the Northern District of Texas, effective July 1, 2021, and until ordered otherwise, hearings in the Dallas and Fort Worth...

May 12, 2021

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has entered Order 2021-05, Standing Order Concerning All Chapter 13 Cases. General Order 2021-05 shall be effective as of May 12, 2021.

Please...

April 20, 2021

Until Wednesday, June 16, 2021 the Amarillo Clerks Office schedule will be as follows.

Open - Tuesdays and Thursdays

Closed - Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

 

March 15, 2021

Effective May 1, 2021 the Court will no longer accept cash as payment for any fees.  Debtors may pay only by MONEY ORDER or CASHIER'S CHECK, and no personal checks or credit/debit cards will be accepted from debtors. Those who are not debtors may...

February 24, 2021

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has entered General Order 2021-03, Standing Order Concerning All Chapter 13 Cases. General Order 2021-03 shall be effective as of February 24, 2021....

February 12, 2021

In response to recent disclosures of wide-spread breaches of both private sector and government computer systems, federal courts are immediately adding new security procedures to protect certain highly sensitive documents filed with the courts....

January 26, 2021

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 Western District of Texas at San Antonio.  The position will require...

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