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.

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...

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...

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