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News & Announcements: 05/2020

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 20, 2020

This Order extends General Order 2020-09. In its continuing effort to address the health and safety of the public during the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Court hereby continues to amend its signature requirements.

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May 20, 2020

This Order extends General Order 2020-08. In its continuing effort to address the health and safety of the public, Court employees, staff of other entities with whom Court personnel interact, and litigants and counsel who appear before the Court...

May 14, 2020

The United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office for the Northern District of Texas will be closed Monday, May 25, 2020 in observance of Memorial Day.

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

May 6, 2020

In light of the recent outbreak of the disease designated as COVID-19 and in anticipation that many Debtors will qualify for and obtain agreements regarding the forbearance or deferment of payments to secured creditors for a period of time, the...

May 4, 2020

The Honorable Barbara J. Houser of the Northern District of Texas has consented to serve as a recalled bankruptcy judge in accordance with the regulations promulgated by the Judicial Conference of the United States.

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May 4, 2020

Under the authority of 28 U.S.C. § l 54(b), the Court, by unanimous vote, has selected Harlin D. Hale to serve as Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas. This designation will become effective May 3,...