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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.

November 19, 2021

This memo pertains to hearings in the Lubbock, Amarillo, Abilene, and San Angelo divisions.

August 17, 2021

The Amarillo Clerk's office will be opened three days a week until further notice.

Closed - Wednesday and Friday

Open - Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday

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

August 9, 2021

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas will be upgrading its Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF) software to the Next Generation (NextGen) of CM/ECF in October 2021.


August 4, 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 Northern District of Texas at Dallas. The position will require regular...

July 2, 2021

For those participating in hearings using the Court’s WebEx audio and video conferencing platform, please review the following information for helpful tips and instructions. WebEx Connection Information, providing applicable WebEx links and call-...

June 22, 2021

Please click here to view Notice regarding Local Outreach (Region 6) - USTP Final Rule on Uniform Periodic...

June 17, 2021

On December 21, 2020, the U.S. Trustee Program (USTP) promulgated “Procedures for Completing Uniform Periodic Reports in Non-Small Business Cases Filed Under Chapter 11 of Title 11, which promulgated a final rule requiring that chapter 11 debtors...

June 14, 2021

This Order supersedes General Order 2020-14. As conditions during the COVID-19 Pandemic have continued to improve in the Northern District of Texas, effective July 1, 2021, and until ordered otherwise, hearings in the Dallas and Fort Worth...

May 12, 2021

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has entered Order 2021-05, Standing Order Concerning All Chapter 13 Cases. General Order 2021-05 shall be effective as of May 12, 2021.