Electronic Filing System Maintenance and Unavailability

In order to prepare for the new Official Bankruptcy Forms that take effect on December 1, 2015, the Court's electronic filing system (ECF) will be off line beginning at midnight November 30 until approximately 9 AM, December 1. Please plan accordingly.

Court Location

US Bankruptcy Court
District of Rhode Island
380 Westminster Street, 6th Floor
Providence, RI 02903

Court Hours and Telephone

 Office Hours:  M-F 9:00-4:00
Phone Hours:  M-F 8:30-5:00 

Clerk’s Office Phone Numbers:
Voice:  (401) 626-3100
Fax:  (401) 626-3150

Help Desk Email (non-legal questions only)

News & Announcements

Check this box for the latest official news and announcements released by the court.

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 red-lined and clean versions of these changes are posted...

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...

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...

Wed, 2015-10-21

Please see the attached Notice announcing a Bankruptcy Forms Training class to be held at the Bankruptcy Court on November 19, 2015 at 2:00 PM.  CLE will be given.  No pre-...

Learn more about federal bankruptcy laws and an explanation of the chapters under which a bankruptcy case may be filed by viewing Bankruptcy Basics video on the U.S. Courts page.