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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.

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...

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...

March 15, 2021

Until Monday, April 19, 2021 the Amarillo Clerks Office schedule will be as follows.

Open - Tuesdays and Thursdays

Closed - Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

 

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...

December 9, 2020

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has entered General Order 2021-01, Standing Order Concerning All Chapter 13 Cases. General Order 2021-01 shall be effective as of January 1, 2021....

November 19, 2020

Amendments to Bankruptcy Rules

On September 17, 2019, the Judicial Conference of the United States approved proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. The Supreme Court adopted these amendments and...

July 7, 2020

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 Mississippi at Jackson. The position will require...

July 7, 2020

United States Bankruptcy Judge Michelle V. Larson was appointed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, effective July 7, 2020, to a seat vacated by the retirement of United States Bankruptcy Judge Barbara J. Houser.  Judge...

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