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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.

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...

Fri, 08/12/2016

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

Tue, 08/02/2016

The Eastern District of New York Bankruptcy Court is forming a Consumer Lawyer Advisory Committee to increase bench bar interaction and help develop best practices in our Court. The goal of the Court is to draw broad membership to the Committee,...

Mon, 07/11/2016

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules has proposed amendments to Bankruptcy Rule 3015 and adoption of a new Bankruptcy Rule 3015.1, and has asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.  The...

Fri, 03/25/2016

Effective April 4, 2016, Judge Louis A. Scarcella will be holding calendar on the 9th Floor in Courtroom 970, which would include all matters previously noticed for Courtroom 760. Parties filing motions to be heard before Judge Scarcella are...

Wed, 12/02/2015

Congress has taken no action on the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy and Civil Procedure, adopted by the Supreme Court and transmitted to Congress on April 29, 2015.  Under the Rules Enabling Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 2071-75,...

Wed, 11/18/2015

As part of the Forms Modernization Project, the Administrative Office of the US Courts will replace most official bankruptcy forms with revised, reformatted and renumbered forms effective December 1, 2015. 

Due to the significance of these...

Mon, 11/16/2015

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.

Mon, 11/02/2015

 

REAPPOINTMENT OF BANKRUPTCY JUDGE ROBERT D. DRAIN

The current term of office of Bankruptcy Judge Robert D. Drain, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York...

Mon, 11/02/2015

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, November 7, 2015.
The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will also be unavailable. We...

Wed, 10/28/2015

Please be advised that most Official Bankruptcy Forms will be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted, and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015. 

These new forms are part of a forms modernization project that began in...

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