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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.

Mon, 07/09/2018

In cases assigned to the Honorable Carla E. Craig, Honorable Alan S. Trust, Honorable Robert E. Grossman and Honorable Louis A. Scarcella, effective 8/01/2018, for hearings on motions to dismiss in Chapter 13 cases, all opposition papers must be...

Wed, 06/20/2018

Due to a system upgrade, the court’s ECF/PACER system will be inaccessible for query or filing purposes between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 23, 2018.
The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will be available. We apologize...

Thu, 05/17/2018

The Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York recognizes the importance of providing opportunities for junior lawyers to gain experience and training in courtroom skills.    Accordingly, it is the policy of this Court that, where...

Wed, 05/02/2018

Due to a system upgrade, the court’s ECF/PACER system will be inaccessible for query or filing purposes between 7:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2018.
The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will be available. We apologize for...

Tue, 04/03/2018

Mrs. Duberstein died on March 29, 2018 at the age of 89. She was predeceased by her husband, for whom the Brooklyn bankruptcy courthouse is named, on November 18, 2005. She is survived by her daughter, Elyssa Belessakos, and her son-in-law,...

Thu, 03/22/2018

Below are the changes:
 
10:00 am calendar will commence at 11:00 am.
11:00 am calendar will commence at 12:00 pm.
 
 

Wed, 03/21/2018

Please contact chambers to reschedule by either calling Madrie Tagle at 631-712-6276 or email reg_hearings@nyeb.uscourts.gov.

Tue, 03/20/2018

Please contact chambers to reschedule by either calling Madrie Tagle at 631-712-6276 or email reg_hearings@nyeb.uscourts.gov.

Tue, 03/20/2018

Please contact chambers to reschedule by either calling Yvette Mills at 631-712-6277 or email ast_hearings@nyeb.uscourts.gov.

Tue, 03/20/2018

Please contact chambers to reschedule by either calling Angela Howard at 347-394-1854 or email nhl_hearings@nyeb.uscourts.gov.

Wed, 03/07/2018

Please contact chambers to reschedule by either calling Tracie Leonard at 347-394-1844 or email cec_hearings@nyeb.uscourts.gov

Tue, 03/06/2018

Please contact chambers to reschedule by either calling Yvette Mills at 631-712-6277 or email ast_hearings@nyeb.uscourts.gov.

Tue, 03/06/2018

Please contact chambers to reschedule by either calling Madrie Tagle at 631-712-6276 or email reg_hearings@nyeb.uscourts.gov.

Tue, 03/06/2018

Please check the docket of your individual case as to the date your matter has been adjourned to.

Fri, 01/19/2018

Due to a system upgrade, the court’s ECF/PACER system will be inaccessible for query or filing purposes between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will be available. We...

Fri, 01/12/2018

The VLP will be hosting their annual Volunteer Recognition Event on January 30th.  Judge Stong will be one of the three people being recognized that evening for her ardent support of the VLP.  If you plan to attend, RSVP to Sarah Burrows at...

Mon, 01/08/2018

Due to a system upgrade, the court’s ECF/PACER system will be inaccessible for query or filing purposes between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 13, 2018.
The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will be available. We...

Fri, 01/05/2018

The Brooklyn and Central Islip Courthouses are open today.

Thu, 01/04/2018

The Brooklyn Courthouse will close today, Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 12:00 pm, due to inclement weather.

Wed, 01/03/2018

Judge Lord’s calendar for tomorrow, January 4, 2018 is cancelled and her courtroom deputy will be in contact with parties / attorneys to reschedule.

Tue, 01/02/2018

Please contact Judge Scarcella's chambers at 631-712-6278 to reschedule.
With respect to Judge Scarcella cases scheduled for 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on January 4, 2018, please contact Marianne DeRosa, the Chapter 13 Trustee, at (516) 622-...

Mon, 11/20/2017

Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project and Brooklyn Bar Association Pro Bono Committee present

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Briefing: How to Use the New Form  
Wednesday, December 6...

Fri, 11/17/2017

Due to a system upgrade, CM/ECF will be unavailable for docketing and querying purposes on Thursday, November 30, 2017, from 4:00 PM until 11:30 PM to allow court personnel to apply the necessary upgrades to the system. .  The Voice Case...

Thu, 11/16/2017

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24; Monday, December 25, and Monday, January 1, 2017.

Please note that the Court will close at 3:00 PM on...

Mon, 11/13/2017

After a public comment period from July 28, 2017 through September 13, 2017, the Board of Judges of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York presented a proposed Local Form of Chapter 13 Plan (Chapter 13 Plan) and...

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