News & Announcements: Dec 2018

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court.

Fri, 2018-12-14
On December 12, 2018, the First Circuit Court of Appeals (COA) ruled that a debtor who sought personal bankruptcy twice in less than a year can’t claim any of his property is protected by a stay automatically terminated after the second filing.  The...
Tue, 2018-12-04
Congress has taken no action on the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Procedure adopted by the Supreme Court and transmitted to Congress on April 26, 2018. Under the Rules Enabling Act, 28 U.S.C...