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, 2017-10-23
Please see the Press Release for further information about the First Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's move to the John Joseph Moakley United States...
Mon, 2017-10-23
Pursuant to General Order 17-002, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island has amended Local Rules 1005-1 and 3002-1...
Fri, 2017-09-29
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island invites public comment on the proposed amendments to its local rules and local forms, several of which are being amended to incorporate changes in the...
Mon, 2017-09-11
The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a standing trustee to administer cases filed under chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code. The appointment is for cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy...
Fri, 2017-09-08
Please be advised that the Court has issued General Order 17-001 amending local rules and forms, effective 12/1/17. See attached...
Tue, 2017-08-15
Please be informed that a building wide active shooter exercise will take place at The Federal Center, 380 Westminster Street, Providence, RI, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Thursday, September 7, 2017.  During this time, members of the public will not...
Tue, 2017-08-15
  In 2017, the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure approved publication of proposed amendments to the following bankruptcy rules and forms: Bankruptcy Rules 2002, 4001, 6007, 9036, 9037, and Official Form 410 ​The...
Tue, 2017-08-01
Please see the attached RFQ seeking quotes for a monthly parking agreement.  The deadline to submit quotes is August 18, 2017...
Wed, 2017-06-21
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island invites public comment on the proposed amendments to its local rules and local forms, several of which are being amended to incorporate changes in the...
Wed, 2017-06-07
In an opinion dated June 2, 2017, the First Circuit Court of Appeals narrowly interprets 'arising in' jurisdiction, finding that while retention of jurisdiction is necessary (...

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