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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.

August 15, 2018

The Judicial Conference has approved language clarifying the definitions of daily, hourly, and realtime transcripts, and has added a new 3-day transcript delivery category. The revised Transcription Rate Schedule for our district reflecting these...

June 28, 2018

Beginning Monday, July 16, 2018, and effective until further notice, the Lubbock 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 any...

April 13, 2018

The Fellows of the American College of Bankruptcy and the Fifth Circuit Education Committee proudly present a luncheon seminar featuring Whitman Holt.  The luncheon will be held Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m....

March 8, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Northern District of Texas Bankruptcy Bench/Bar Conference to be held Friday, June 8, 2018, at the Omni Hotel in downtown Dallas.  Seating is limited to the first 250 registrants.  

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February 26, 2018

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has entered General Order 2018-01, Standing Order Regarding Case AssignmentsTo provide an equitable distribution of the total caseload in the Northern...

February 13, 2018

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 155(a), and through the intercircuit assignment procedures of the Judicial Conference of the United States, Chief Judge Barbara J. Houser was designated and assigned to perform judicial duties in the United States...

January 24, 2018

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 Louisiana at Shreveport. Those interested in...

January 24, 2018

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 Fort Worth. Those interested in applying...

November 30, 2017

After the conclusion of a thirty day notice and opportunity for public comment period, the Bankruptcy Judges of this Court have adopted amendments to the Local Bankruptcy Rules of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of...

November 29, 2017

Please Save the Date for the 2018 Northern District of Texas Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference to be held Friday, June 8, 2018, at the Omni Hotel in downtown Dallas.  Registration will open...

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