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, 09/05/2013

Please be advised that on 9/5/2013, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court issued General Order 13-003 amending Local...

Fri, 08/30/2013

The Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island invites public comment through September 21, 2013 on proposed local rule amendments.

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Tue, 08/27/2013

On August 15, 2013, the public comment period opened for Proposed Amendments to Federal Bankruptcy Rules:

Bankruptcy Rules 2002, 3002, 3007, 3012, 3015, 4003, 5005, 5009, 7001, 9006, and 9009, and Official Forms 17A, 17B, 17C, 22A-1, 22A-...

Tue, 08/20/2013

Bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2013, fell 13 percent when compared to bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2012, according to statistics released today by the Administrative Office of the U.S....

Tue, 08/20/2013

The Rhode Island Bankruptcy Court is pleased to invite you to the Portrait Unveiling Ceremony for Retired Bankruptcy Judge Arthur N. Votolato to be held on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 3:30 PM in the Bankruptcy Court Courtroom, 6th Floor, 380...

Wed, 07/31/2013

Please note: The Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island invites public comment through August 30, 2013 on proposed local rule amendments. These proposed amendments can be accessed...

Wed, 07/17/2013

Chapter 13 Practitioners Please Take Notice: Effective immediately, upon the entry of an order granting a motion to continue the confirmation hearing, the movant will be required to serve the continued hearing notice on all parties and creditors...

Thu, 07/11/2013

Effective Monday, July 15, 2013, the Clerk’s Office will change its procedures for managing defective filings in order to streamline the process. These modifications involve event name changes, docket text changes and noticing changes and fall...

Wed, 07/10/2013

The Association of Bankruptcy Judicial Assistants ("ABJA") will be offering a two-day Bankruptcy Certification Program in Atlanta, Georgia on October 29-30, 2013.

The ABJA developed this program because they feel it is important to...

Mon, 07/01/2013

It's time for the annual Employee Recognition Customer Service Survey!

Customer service and your satisfaction are the focus of the Clerk's Office. As we approach the occasion of our Annual Employee Recognition & Awards Ceremony, we...

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