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, 2015-07-27
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...
Wed, 2015-06-03
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island hereby provides ...
Wed, 2015-04-01
Please enjoy our latest issue of ...
Tue, 2015-03-31
You are invited to attend a public discussion with Rhode Island Bankruptcy Judge Diane Finkle.Once again we want to hear your comments, suggestions, and input about the Bankruptcy Court’s processes and procedures! These are extremely helpful for us...
Mon, 2015-02-23
Beginning Monday, February 23, 2015, any debtor in bankruptcy can request to receive court notices and orders by email rather than by U.S. mail. This new free program is known as Debtor Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing (DeBN).  Please click ...

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