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, 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...

Wed, 04/24/2013

 

The latest installment of the University Symposia Series entitled “Money and Politics – Unholy Alliance or Free Speech?  The Aftermath of Citizens United” will be held tomorrow evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Yena Center...
Tue, 04/16/2013

Due to recent bombings at the Boston Marathon, the Federal Center is under heightened security. All visitors are required to show a government issued photo identification in order to enter the facility until further notice. 
 

 

Wed, 04/03/2013

Effective May 1, 2013, the bankruptcy courts will begin charging a new fee of $25 for each claim transferred.  This fee was approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States at its September 2012 session.  Click...

Wed, 03/27/2013

The EPA Fee Schedule changes will go into effect on April 1, 2013.  Please click here to see the new Fee Schedule.

Thu, 03/14/2013

On April 1, 2013, automatic adjustments to the dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and one provision in Title 28 of the United States Code will become effective.   The amended dollar amounts will apply to cases...

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