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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 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 30, 2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office for the Northern District of Texas will be closed Monday, October 14, 2019 in observance of Columbus Day.

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

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.

Please click...

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...

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...

July 9, 2019

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 Northern District of Texas at Dallas. The position will require regular...

June 25, 2019

The current 14-year term of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stacey G.C. Jernigan of the Northern District of Texas will expire May 11, 2020. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is considering whether to reappoint Judge Jernigan to a new 14-year...

May 13, 2019

The Young Lawyers Committee of the Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Texas "Starting Out Right" seminar will be held Friday, May 31, 2019.  Please click on the attached flyer for agenda, CLE, and registration information.  Space is limited...

April 3, 2019

On April 1, 2019, automatic adjustments were made to the dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and one provision in Title 28 of the United States Code. The adjusted dollar amounts apply to cases filed...

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