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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, 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...
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...

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 here for more details...

Fri, 05/23/2014

By General Order dated December 8, 2009, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York adopted a Loss Mitigation Program to provide a comprehensive court supervised program to facilitate consensual resolutions for...

Fri, 05/16/2014

The Judges of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York are pleased to announce that Louis A. Scarcella was sworn in as a bankruptcy judge in this district on May 16, 2014. The swearing in ceremony took...

Tue, 04/29/2014

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 equipment in courtrooms 760, 860, and 960 in our...

Fri, 04/18/2014

At its March 2014 session, the Judicial Conference approved several changes to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule effective June 1, 2014, as follows:

(1) The Judicial Conference approved an increase to the adversary filing fee...

Wed, 04/16/2014

Please be advised that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York will be performing a system maintenance on its ECF/Pacer system which will occur between 5:30 p.m and 6:30 p.m. on Friday April 18, 2014. The Voice Case...

Fri, 04/04/2014

Please be advised that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York will perform a system upgrade on its ECF/PACER system. The system will be inaccessible for query or filing purposes between 7:00 a.m and 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 5...

Fri, 03/14/2014

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, March 15 until 4:00 a.m on March 16. The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will be available during...

Wed, 03/05/2014

Please be advised that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York is experiencing an outage that affects the ability to access the ECF/PACER systems. We are working hard to resolve this issue as quickly as possible, and...

Fri, 02/21/2014

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York announces the formation of a Chapter 11 Lawyers' Advisory Committee, which will provide a forum for ...

Fri, 02/21/2014

In Memoriam

Joseph P. Hurley

November 24, 1942 - February 2, 2014

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York...

Thu, 02/13/2014

Judge Grossman's 10:00 a.m. calendar will be heard at 11:00 a.m.

Parties may contact Judge Stong's courtroom deputy Sheree Jackson if necessary to request a telephonic appearance or adjournment, preferably on consent.

All matters...

Tue, 02/04/2014

Judge Grossman's 9:30 am calendar will be held at 11:30 am. If you have a matter scheduled before Judge Lord before 11:00 AM, it will be called when you arrive. If you wish to adjourn your matter, please contact chambers.

All matters...

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