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, 10/23/2014

Dear Practitioners:

Please be advised that amendments to several Official Bankruptcy Forms will take effect on December 1, 2014. ...

Tue, 10/14/2014

Please see the attached Notice for Comment on Proposed Amendments to the First Circuit BAP Local Rules.   You can view these proposed rule changes on...

Tue, 10/14/2014

Reminder:  On August 1, 2014, the Social Security Administration ceased providing Social Security number printouts at local offices.   For information on how to obtain replacement cards, please view the...

Thu, 10/02/2014

The Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island invites public comment through November 7, 2014 on proposed amendments to the local rules and forms. Click...

Thu, 10/02/2014

Please see the attached Notice announcing the posting of two Bankruptcy Practice Resources for use by members of the Bankruptcy Bar...

Wed, 10/01/2014

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for hte District of Rhode Island will be closed on Monday, October 13, 2014, in observance of Columbus Day.

Wed, 10/01/2014

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 in Bangor.  Applications are to be received and postmarked by Friday, November 14, 2014. ...

Fri, 06/13/2014

An interactive voice response system for bankruptcy case information now provides case information to callers in Spanish.
Developed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, the Multi-Court Voice Case Information...

Fri, 05/30/2014

 Click to view the new Notice requiring compliance with Fed.R.Bankr.P. 4001 in the filing of Motions for Authority to Obtain Credit...

Wed, 05/07/2014
To improve court communications and provide an additional method of receiving court news, ...

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