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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.

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...

Sat, 10/07/2017

United States Magistrate Judge Leslie G. Foschio seeks another term as a recalled Magistrate Judge in the Western District of New York.  Judge Foschio’s current term expires on February 2, 2018.  The Judicial Council of the Second Circuit is...

Mon, 09/25/2017

United States Magistrate Judge Marilyn Go seeks a term as a recalled Magistrate Judge in the Eastern District of New York.  Judge Go’s current term expires on October 16, 2017.  The Judicial Council of the Second Circuit is considering the...

Mon, 09/18/2017

The following rules were adopted by the Supreme Court and transmitted to Congress on April 27, 2017:

  • Appellate Rule 4;
  • Bankruptcy Rules 1001, 1006, 1015, 2002, 3002, 3007, 3012, 3015, 3015.1 (new), 4003, 5009, 7001, and...
Tue, 09/05/2017

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a standing trustee to administer cases filed under chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code.   The appointment is for cases filed in the United States...

Fri, 08/18/2017

Starting Monday, August 21, 2017, Judge Trust's calendar will be heard in Courtroom 760 instead of 960.

Parties filing motions to be heard before Judge Trust are...

Mon, 08/14/2017

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and forms and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.

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Wed, 08/02/2017

The current term of office of Federal Public Defender Lisa Peebles, Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of New York is due to expire on October 24, 2017. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is considering the...

Fri, 07/28/2017

The Consumer Lawyers Advisory Committee of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York has drafted a proposed Chapter 13 Model Plan.  Additionally, the Local Rules Committee has drafted proposed Local Bankruptcy Rule...

Tue, 06/27/2017

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York will be closed Monday, July 3, 2017 and Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in observance of Independence Day. Please note that the CM/ECF system will be available.

Tue, 06/06/2017

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 6/10/2017.
The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will be available. We apologize for...

Fri, 05/19/2017

REAPPOINTMENT OF
BANKRUPTCY JUDGE ELIZABETH STONG

The current term of office of Bankruptcy Judge Elizabeth Stong, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of New York, is due to expire...

Thu, 03/30/2017

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York has formed a committee to review its Local Bankruptcy Rules. The Committee is soliciting comments from attorneys for suggested changes or additions to the existing Local...

Thu, 03/09/2017

Due to necessary maintenance, CM/ECF will be unavailable from Friday night, March 10, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. through 4:00 a.m. on Saturday March 11, 2017.  The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will also be unavailable. We apologize for any...

Thu, 02/09/2017

Due to inclement weather, the Central Islip Consumer Lawyers’ Advisory Committee has rescheduled its February 10, 2017 meeting to Friday, February 24, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Wed, 02/08/2017

Please contact Christine Moffett, the Courtroom Deputy, at 631-712-6278 on Friday, February 10, 2017 to reschedule.
 

Fri, 01/27/2017

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York announces the formation of a Consumer Lawyers' Advisory Committee at each of its Court sites, which will provide a forum for communication among the Board of Judges and the...

Mon, 11/14/2016

Please note that the ECF system will be available. If you need to submit papers to the Court, please click here for information on how to do so.

Thu, 11/03/2016

Due to a system upgrade, the court’s ECF/PACER system will be inaccessible for query or filing purposes between 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Friday 11/4/2016.
The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will also be unavailable. We apologize...

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