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.

Tue, 2015-12-01
The 2016 Edition of the R.I. Bankruptcy Rule book is on sale at the Clerk’s Office for $14.00 per copy. In addition, Local Rule books can be conveniently ordered through our on-line...
Tue, 2015-11-10
Please be advised that the Court has issued General Order 15-003 amending local rules and forms, effective 12/1/15.  Copies of the...
Thu, 2015-11-05
The Department of Justice’s U.S. Trustee Program has entered into a national settlement agreement with Wells Fargo Bank N.A. (Wells Fargo) requiring Wells Fargo to pay $81.6 million in remediation for its repeated failure to provide homeowners with...
Mon, 2015-10-26
Phone scammers are targeting bankruptcy filers in several states, using personal information from filings and posing as attorneys to get intended victims to immediately wire money to satisfy a debt. The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy...
Wed, 2015-10-21
Please see the attached Notice announcing a Bankruptcy Forms Training class to be...
Tue, 2015-10-20
 Please see attached Notice with important information regarding the December 1, 2015 Official Bankruptcy Forms changes.
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...

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