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, 2016-08-29
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.   Comments to the proposed changes may be submitted in writing or by email by September 23, 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
On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a final rule for mortgage servicers that...
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.   ...
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...
Tue, 2016-04-26
Bankruptcy Attorneys: Now that the 6'th Floor construction work is complete, there are two new agencies located on this floor -- Federal Highway and the Social Security Office of Inspector General.   We have been informed that attorneys and their...
Wed, 2016-04-20
April has been designated by Congress as National Financial Literacy Month.  In honor of this initiative, the Bankruptcy Court has created a new webpage providing links to several excellent free resources for acquiring good financial habits.  Please...

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