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.

Fri, 06/21/2013

The 3rd Amended Form A has been revised to provide signature lines for joint debtors, and filers should use the 6.21.13 version going forward

Loss Mitigation Ntc Request by Debtor (Form A- eff...

Mon, 06/17/2013

The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges is now accepting applications for its Honorable Cornelius Blackshear Presidential Fellowships for minority lawyers who practice bankruptcy law. Click...

Fri, 06/07/2013

The District of Rhode Island offers a database of opinions for the years 1996 to 2013, you can now subscribe to these opinions by clicking the RSS icon at this link and using your...

Tue, 06/04/2013

Local Enhancement to Mailing Matrix by Case Report:  The Court has added an enhancement to this report to assist with service of papers.   Any party listed that  has a plus sign + at the end of the name line signifies that person receives notice...

Tue, 06/04/2013

General Order 13-002 has been amended today to clarify that the June 3, 2013 loss mitigation program changes only apply to loss mitigation requests...

Wed, 05/15/2013

The First Circuit Court of Appeals is seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maine headquartered in Portland. Attorneys with broad or specialized litigation or commercial...

Wed, 05/15/2013

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of RI is seeking a term judicial law clerk to United States Bankruptcy Judge Diane Finkle.  Please click here for...

Tue, 05/14/2013

BANKRUPTCY PRACTITIONERS PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: Effective June 1, 2013, the Court will modify its Noticing Practice to delegate the service of certain notices and/or orders on the Debtor or Filer to serve.  Click...

Mon, 04/29/2013

The Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island invites public comment through May 24, 2013 on proposed amendments to Appendix IX of its Local Rules concerning its Loss Mitigation Program and Procedures.   These proposed amendments have...

Fri, 04/26/2013

Click here to view the highlights of ECF Version 5.1, which will be installed into our live database on Monday April 29, 2013. This document also contains a  link to an Electronic...

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