News & Announcements: January, 2013

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.

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.

Click here...

Wed, 01/02/2013

ATTENTION: PRO SE DEBTORS AND OTHER UNREPRESENTED PARTIES

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Wed, 01/02/2013

Please be advised that the security protocols at The Federal Center have changed based on national directive. The heightened screening process is delaying access into the building. Visitors should expect to arrive at least 30 minutes...