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.

Wed, 2016-10-26
At its September 2016 session, the Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the appellate, district, and bankruptcy court miscellaneous fee schedules, as well as on the Court of Federal Claims and the Judicial Panel on...
Mon, 2016-10-24
  Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island invites public comment on the proposed amendments to its local rules and local forms, many of which are being amended to incorporate changes in the federal...
Fri, 2016-10-21
  Please be advised that new Census Bureau, IRS Data and Administrative Expenses Multipliers for completing the Mean Test forms in bankruptcy will go into effect on November 1, 2016.   Downloadable spreadsheets of these new figures are available on...
Tue, 2016-09-27
Please be advised that the Court has issued General Order 16-002 amending local rules and forms effective 10/3/16. Click the links for copies of the...
Mon, 2016-09-12
Several Federal Bankruptcy Rule amendments will take effect on December 1, 2016, including changes to FRBP 9006(f) regarding computation of time, which will no longer provide 3 additional days to act if served electronically.  Please review...
Mon, 2016-08-29
Please take notice that the Court has published a Notice of Proposed Amendments to its Local Rules and Forms, to be effective on October 3, 2016...
Wed, 2016-08-24
In case you missed it, please enjoy reading a copy of our latest On the Docket newsletter, which contains information about recent court...
Fri, 2016-08-12
On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a final rule for mortgage servicers that...
Fri, 2016-08-12
The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure approved publication of proposed amendments to Bankruptcy Rule 3015 and proposed new Rule 3015.1 for a comment period from July 1, 2016 through October 3, 2016.   ...
Mon, 2016-08-01
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island is seeking a term judicial law clerk to United States Bankruptcy Judge Diane Finkle.  Click  ...

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