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.

Fri, 2016-02-05
Please see the attached vacancy announcements for an Intake Clerk and Generalist Clerk at the First...
Fri, 2016-01-15
The First Circuit Court of Appeals is seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts in Springfield. Please see the...
Tue, 2015-12-01
The 2016 Edition of the R.I. Bankruptcy Rule book is on sale at the Clerk’s Office for $14.00 per copy. In addition, Local Rule books can be conveniently ordered through our on-line...
Tue, 2015-11-10
Please be advised that the Court has issued General Order 15-003 amending local rules and forms, effective 12/1/15.  Copies of the...
Thu, 2015-11-05
The Department of Justice’s U.S. Trustee Program has entered into a national settlement agreement with Wells Fargo Bank N.A. (Wells Fargo) requiring Wells Fargo to pay $81.6 million in remediation for its repeated failure to provide homeowners with...
Mon, 2015-10-26
Phone scammers are targeting bankruptcy filers in several states, using personal information from filings and posing as attorneys to get intended victims to immediately wire money to satisfy a debt. The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy...
Wed, 2015-10-21
Please see the attached Notice announcing a Bankruptcy Forms Training class to be...
Tue, 2015-10-20
 Please see attached Notice with important information regarding the December 1, 2015 Official Bankruptcy Forms changes.
Mon, 2015-10-19
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island hereby provides Notice of Proposed Local Rule and Form Amendments.   Comments to...
Tue, 2015-09-22
Please enjoy our latest issue of On the Docket.

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