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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.

February 8, 2024

The United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office for the Northern District of Texas will be closed Monday, February 19, 2024 in observance of Presidents' Day.

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

January 5, 2024

Please see the attached document for information regarding the Hon Harlin Hale Fellowship and application.

November 8, 2023

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 selection process...

September 27, 2023

This Memorandum supersedes the November 19, 2021 Memorandum that addresses court hearings in the Lubbock, Amarillo, Abilene, and San Angelo (L, A, A, and S/ A) divisions. The November 19, 2021 Memorandum was issued to direct the manner of...

September 20, 2023

The Judicial Conference has approved an increase to the maximum per page original and copy transcript fee rates. The increase is roughly 10 percent in each of the fiscal years 2024 and 2025.

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September 20, 2023

In recognition of: (a) the end of the COVID-19 Pandemic national emergency; (b) the policies of the Judicial Conference of the United States; (c) the interests of judicial administration of bankruptcy cases and proceedings in the Northern...

June 21, 2023

Due to changes made by JD Power (formerly NADA) in its values given for used cars, which are referenced for making adequate protection disbursements in General Order 2021-05, the Chapter 13 Trustees had suggested amendments to paragraph 7(a) of...

June 21, 2023

Please click here to view General Order 2023-03 regarding "Pleadings Using Generative Artificial...

February 6, 2023

After the conclusion of an opportunity for public comment, the Court has adopted amendments to the Local Bankruptcy Rules of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas. The Court has amended Local Rules 1001-1, 2016-1,...

February 6, 2023

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has entered General Order 2023-01, adopting new procedures for complex cases. General Order 2023-01 supersedes General Orders 2000-06, 2002-05, 2004-03, and 2006-02. ...

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