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, 2019-07-15
Please see attached Request for Quote for monthly parking agreeement for the US Bankruptcy Court.  DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:...
Wed, 2019-06-05
BOSTON (June 5, 2019)—Chief Judge Jeffrey R. Howard of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit announced today that Janet E. Bostwick has been selected to fill the vacancy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of...
Thu, 2019-05-30
We are pleased to announce the publication of our Spring 2019 court newsletter, On the Docket, which contains information about upcoming...
Tue, 2019-05-21
On May 20, 2019, the justices granted the petition for certiorari in Ritzen Group v. Jackson Masonry, adding a bankruptcy case to their merits docket...
Tue, 2019-03-12
On April 1, 2019, automatic adjustments will be made to the dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and one provision of Title 28. Seven Official Bankruptcy Forms (106C, 107, 122A-2, 122C-2, 201, 207, and 410) will be...
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...
Wed, 2018-11-28
CM/ECF filers should be aware of the potential to inadvertently share restricted documents when using third-party services or software.   Sharing CM/ECF filing credentials and PACER account credentials with a third-party service provider or...

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