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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.

December 11, 2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office for the Northern District of Texas will be closed Wednesday, December 25, 2019 in observance of Christmas Day.

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

December 11, 2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office for the Northern District of Texas Lubbock Division will be closed on Tuesday, December 17.  The Amarillo Division will also be closed on Tuesday, December 17 from 12:00 p...

December 2, 2019

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 attached amendments to Local Rules 3007-3,...

October 29, 2019

Forms Effective October 1, 2019:

On August 26, 2019, the President signed into law the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019 (the HAVEN Act) Public Law No. 116-52. The HAVEN Act amended 11 U.S.C. § 101(10A...

October 29, 2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has drafted proposed amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules 3007-3, 9007-1, and 9036-1. A redlined draft of the proposed amendments is attached.

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October 18, 2019

Please save the date to join us as we celebrate Chief Judge Barbara J. Houser's retirement from the bench.

Please see attachment for details and to RSVP.

October 4, 2019

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit hereby reappoints Stacey G.C. Jernigan as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Texas for a term of 14 years.  This appointment is effective May 12, 2020...

September 27, 2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has entered General Order 2019-01, amending its Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Loan Modification Program effective October 21, 2019.

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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...

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