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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.

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...

March 12, 2019

The 13th Anniversary Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference sponsored by the State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Law Section will be held April 17-19, 2019, in Austin, Texas.  Please click the brochure below for conference registration and...

January 31, 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 Southern District of Texas at Houston. The position...

January 31, 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 Eastern District of Louisiana at New Orleans.

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November 30, 2018

The following changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the Official Bankruptcy Forms are
scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2018.

  • Bankruptcy Rules 3002.1, 5005, 7004, 7062, 8002, 8006, 8007, 8010, 8011, 8013...
November 21, 2018

United States Bankruptcy Judge Edward L. Morris was appointed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, effective November 22, 2018, to a seat to be vacated by the retirement of United States Bankruptcy Judge...

November 21, 2018

The Federal Bar Association Dallas Chapter/Bankruptcy Law Section will be sponsoring a lunch presentation Wednesday, November 28, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM in the Winstead Ballroom at the Belo Mansion (Dallas Bar Association...

November 14, 2018

United States Bankruptcy Judge Edward Lee Morris was appointed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, effective November 22, 2018, to a seat to be vacated by the retirement of United States Bankruptcy Judge Russell F. Nelms...

October 9, 2018

Beginning Monday, November 5, 2018, and effective until further notice, the Fort Worth Divisional Office will be closed from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CST.  

The court’s electronic filing system remains available for filing at...

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