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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.

June 6, 2022

For those participating in hearings using the Court’s WebEx audio and video conferencing platform, please review the following information for helpful tips and instructions. WebEx Connection Information, providing applicable WebEx links and call-...

March 25, 2022

The Court has amended the Chapter 11, Subchapter V Scheduling Order and Notice of Status Conference to include a requirement that interim compensation be paid by the Debtor to the Subchapter V trustee, subject to review and approval by the Court...

December 5, 2022

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has drafted proposed new Complex Case Procedures and amendments to the Local Bankruptcy Rules. A draft of the proposed Complex Case Procedures and a redlined draft of the...

December 1, 2022

The following amended and new Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and Official Bankruptcy Forms became effective December 1, 2022:

Bankruptcy Rules 1007, 1020, 2009, 2012, 2015, 3002, 3010, 3011, 3014, 3016, 3017.1, 3018, 3019, 5005,...

May 6, 2022

Please see the attached brochure regarding the 2022 Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference to be held on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at The Statler Hotel Dallas.

November 23, 2021

On September 15, 2020, the Judicial Conference of the United States approved proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. The proposed amendments were transmitted to the Supreme Court on October 20, 2020. The Supreme Court...

November 19, 2021

This memo pertains to hearings in the Lubbock, Amarillo, Abilene, and San Angelo divisions.

August 17, 2021

The Amarillo Clerk's office will be opened three days a week until further notice.

Closed - Wednesday and Friday

Open - Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday

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

August 9, 2021

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas will be upgrading its Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF) software to the Next Generation (NextGen) of CM/ECF in October 2021.