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.

Mon, 2016-09-12
Several Federal Bankruptcy Rule amendments will take effect on December 1, 2016, including changes to FRBP 9006(f) regarding computation of time, which will no longer provide 3 additional days to act if served electronically.  Please review...
Mon, 2016-08-29
Please take notice that the Court has published a Notice of Proposed Amendments to its Local Rules and Forms, to be effective on October 3, 2016...
Wed, 2016-08-24
In case you missed it, please enjoy reading a copy of our latest On the Docket newsletter, which contains information about recent court...
Fri, 2016-08-12
The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure approved publication of proposed amendments to Bankruptcy Rule 3015 and proposed new Rule 3015.1 for a comment period from July 1, 2016 through October 3, 2016.   ...
Fri, 2016-08-12
On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a final rule for mortgage servicers that...
Mon, 2016-08-01
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  ...
Fri, 2016-07-01
On July 1, 2016, the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules published a proposed amendment to Bankruptcy Rule 3015 and a new Rule 3015.1 and requested that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.   The...
Tue, 2016-06-14
Dear Bankruptcy Attorney: The Rhode Island Bankruptcy Court's Mission is "to provide a forum for equal access to services and information for the just resolution of fiscal disputes", and our Vision is to reflect "Honesty, Access, Professionalism,...
Fri, 2016-05-06
Notice of Adoption- Please be advised that the court has issued General Order...

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