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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.

Fri, 05/08/2015

Due to a system upgrade, the court’s ECF/PACER system will be inaccessible for query or filing purposes between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015.
The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will also be unavailable. We...

Thu, 04/23/2015

United States Bankruptcy Court
Eastern District of New York

Chapter 11 Lawyers' Advisory Committee

Minutes of Meeting Held January 14, 2015

The Court has posted the minutes of the Committee meeting held January...

Tue, 03/31/2015

Due to a system upgrade, the court’s ECF/PACER system will be inaccessible for query or filing purposes between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2015.
The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will also be unavailable. We...

Thu, 03/05/2015

The Brooklyn Courthouse is open for regular court business. 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, 03/05/2015

Please contact the courtroom deputy for an adjourned date.

Tue, 02/10/2015

The Second Circuit Judicial Council invites applications from highly-qualified candidates for a Bankruptcy Judge position in the Southern District of New York. The person selected will maintain chambers in Bowling Green, New York. The basic...

Tue, 02/03/2015

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE 341 MEETINGS SCHEDULED TO BE CONDUCTED TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2015 BY CHAPTER 13 TRUSTEE MARIANNE DEROSA HAVE ALL BEEN RESCHEDULED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2015 IN THE SAME TIME SLOTS AS THE 341 MEETING WAS INITIALLY SCHEDULED...

Mon, 01/26/2015

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE 341 MEETINGS SCHEDULED TO BE CONDUCTED Wednesday JANUARY 28, 2015 BY CHAPTER 7 TRUSTEE ROBERT MUSSO HAVE ALL BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2015 IN THE SAME TIME SLOT AS THE 341 MEETING WAS INITIALLY SCHEDULED....

Tue, 01/20/2015

United States Bankruptcy Court
Eastern District of New York

Chapter 11 Lawyers' Advisory Committee

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Mon, 01/05/2015

Due to a system upgrade, the court’s ECF/PACER system will be inaccessible for query or filing purposes between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 17, 2015.
The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will also be unavailable. We...

Thu, 12/11/2014

Effective December 1, 2014

Congress has taken no action on the amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil and Criminal Procedure, and the Federal Rules of Evidence adopted by the Supreme Court and...

Wed, 11/19/2014

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.

Fri, 11/07/2014

The following amendments to the Official Bankruptcy Forms will take effect on December 1, 2014.

Official Forms 3A (Application for Individuals to Pay the Filing Fee in Installments) and 3B (Application to Have the...

Fri, 11/07/2014

The following rules were adopted by the Supreme Court and transmitted to Congress in April 2014.  These rules will be effective December 1, 2014, unless Congress acts otherwise. 

  • Appellate Rule 6
  • Bankruptcy...
Fri, 11/07/2014

At its September 2014 session, the Judicial Conference approved several changes to the bankruptcy court miscellaneous fee schedule, effective December 1, 2014.

  • An increase of $50 to the fee assessed under...
Mon, 10/27/2014

The United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York announces the deployment of the ECF Password Reset Program. ECF users who have forgotten their password can automatically change it without having to contact the Clerk’s Office...

Tue, 10/21/2014

The current term of office of Judge Alan H.W. Shiff, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Connecticut, is due to expire on March 19, 2015. The Judicial Council of the Second Circuit is considering recalling Judge Shiff to another...

Thu, 10/02/2014

Due to additional national network maintenance, the court's ECF/PACER system will experience intermittent  access from Midnight on Saturday, October 4 until 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 5.
The Voice Case Informtion System (VCIS) will be...

Fri, 09/26/2014

Due to national network maintenance, the court’s ECF/PACER system will be unavailable for filing or query purposes from 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 27 until 12:00 a.m on September 28. The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will be...

Mon, 09/15/2014

Chief Judge Carol Bagley Amon is pleased to announce that Judge Kiyo A. Matsumoto will preside at the naturalization ceremony to be held at the historic King Manor Museum, in celebration of Constitution Day.

Constitution Day and...

Tue, 09/09/2014

The following rules were adopted by Supreme Court and transmitted to Congress in April 2014:

  • Appellate Rule 6
  • Bankruptcy Rules 1014, 7004, 7008, 7054, 8001–8028, 9023, and 9024
  • Criminal Rules 5, 6, 12, 34,...
Thu, 09/04/2014

                                                                                                         STATEMENT OF WORK AND REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Background:

The United States Bankruptcy Court...

Fri, 08/22/2014

STATEMENT OF WORK AND REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Background:

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York is soliciting proposals to install audio...

Mon, 08/18/2014

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment...

Mon, 07/28/2014

A free informational Bankruptcy Workshop will be held at The New York City Bar Justice Center on August 28, 2014.  Click...

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