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, 02/07/2013

This link will take you to a poll to survey what you feel is the most convenient time to commence the weekly Bankruptcy Court Motion Calendar on Wednesdays. ...

Mon, 02/04/2013

On Monday, February 4, statistics on bankruptcy filings for calendar year 2012 will be released to the public and available on the Judiciary's website at http://news.uscourts.gov/   For your information,...

Fri, 02/01/2013

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: With tax season upon us and the heightened screening process at the Federal Center, visitors should expect to arrive at least thirty (30) minutes before their scheduled hearing or meeting time. Security will alternate entry...

Fri, 02/01/2013

    At the January 24, 2013 meeting of the Attorney Advisory Committee, two new subcommittees were formed to consider potential changes to the Rhode Island Bankruptcy Court’s Local Rules and its Loss Mitigation Program. The Court is interested in...

Tue, 01/29/2013

The Local Rules Review Committee of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island has issued a Request for Suggested Changes to the Local Rules. The request can be accessed...

Thu, 01/17/2013

NOTICE REQUIRING COURT ATTENDANCE UNLESS ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO CONTINUE HAS BEEN ENTERED 

BANKRUPTCY PRACTITIONERS PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: Local Bankruptcy Rule 5071-1 governs the...

Thu, 01/10/2013

Effective Immediately:

Below is our new procedure when a document containing non-redacted personal identifiers is filed with the court:

1. The court will immediately restrict...

Wed, 01/09/2013

The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure is asking for comment on the first proposed modernization of bankruptcy forms in two decades. The ...

Mon, 01/07/2013

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island is seeking a term Judicial Law Clerk to United States Bankruptcy Judge Diane Finkle.

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