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.

Mon, 2015-10-19
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island hereby provides Notice of Proposed Local Rule and Form Amendments.   Comments to...
Tue, 2015-09-22
Please enjoy our latest issue of On the Docket.
Mon, 2015-09-14
In furtherance of the judiciary’s forms modernization project, please be advised that most Official Bankruptcy Forms are scheduled to be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted, and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015, subject to...
Fri, 2015-08-14
On August 14, 2015, the Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Bankruptcy and Evidence Rules published proposed amendments to their respective rules, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.   The...
Mon, 2015-07-27
The Providence Office of the U.S. Trustee is relocating effective July 31, 2015.  E-mail addresses, the main telephone number and fax number will remain unchanged.  There may be a short delay in responding to telephone calls on July 30, 2015 while...
Mon, 2015-07-13
For Debtors who have student loans they feel they cannot repay due to personal and financial hardships, they and  their attorneys may wish to consult the discharge/forgiveness of debt guidelines  issued by the United States Department of Education...
Wed, 2015-07-01
On July 1, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued its opinion in ...
Tue, 2015-06-30
Notice is hereby given that the Court has entered ...
Mon, 2015-06-08
The First Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ...
Mon, 2015-06-08
The First Circuit Court of Appeals issued a Press Release today announcing that Christopher J. Panos has been selected to fill the bankruptcy judgeship...

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