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, 2015-10-26
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...
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 ...

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