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. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Thu, 12/12/2013

For attorneys and trustees that have been delegated responsibility for serving bankruptcy notices and related documents, the ...

Wed, 12/11/2013

Twenty-five years ago, computers were hurtling America into the Information Age. From 1987 to 1989, the nation’s PC sales tripled, as consumers gained unprecedented power to process words, crunch numbers and print documents at home. The World...

Mon, 11/25/2013

The Judicial Conference and the Supreme Court of the United States have adopted certain amendments to the Federal  Rules, Forms and Fees, effective December 1, 2013.  Please click...

Wed, 11/20/2013

 Bankruptcy Practitioners:  On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 3:30 PM, Rhode Island Bankruptcy Judge Diane Finkle will host her second Open Forum for receiving comments and suggestions for improving the Bankruptcy Court's...

Fri, 11/08/2013

On November 8, 2013 the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island signed General Order 13-006 amending Local Rule 1006-1 and R.I. Bankruptcy...

Mon, 11/04/2013

You are invited to attend a public discussion with Rhode Island Bankruptcy Judge Diane Finkle.  We want to hear your comments, suggestions, and input about the Bankruptcy Court’s processes and procedures in light of the Court’s recently updated...

Tue, 10/29/2013
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Thu, 10/24/2013

Notice Regarding Late Filed Documents Filed Pursuant to LBR  1005-1(e), And The Lack Of Response Language To Be Used on Motions...

Thu, 10/17/2013

On October 17, 2013 the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island signed General Order 13-005 amending local forms which will take effect on October 18, 2013. ...

Thu, 10/17/2013

Please enjoy the latest issue of our court newsletter On the Docket.   Read about Local Rule and Form Amendments,  Tips and Traps,  Case...

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