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. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Tue, 02/02/2016

The offices for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana in the Lafayette and Alexandria Divisions will be closed Monday, February 8th and Tuesday, February 9th.  The Shreveport office will be open and available to...

Wed, 01/06/2016

<p>The office of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana Shreveport Division ONLY will be closed <b> January 7th from 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM</b> for a staff meeting. As always, the CM/ECF system will...

Mon, 01/04/2016

The successful completion of Chapter 13 plans by consumer debtors is based, in part, on providing Chapter 13 debtor(s) with training on the Chapter 13 process and the fundamentals of personal financial management. ...

Mon, 01/04/2016

Standing Order Re Ex Parte Motions or Applications Response Deadlines and Certificates of Service for Cases before Judge Jeffrey Norman. ...

Mon, 01/04/2016

It is hereby ordered that, effective, February 1, 2016, the following procedures shall apply for all Chapter 13 cases in the Western District of Louisiana, Shreveport Division: ...

Wed, 11/25/2015

Overview of 2015 Form Changes for Attorneys, published by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts  read more...

Mon, 11/23/2015

Attention All ECF Filers:  CM/ECF will be shut down to all filers at 5:00 P.M. on Monday, November 30, 2015 in order to update and implement CM/ECF Version 5.1.1 to accommodate the...

Mon, 11/23/2015

The offices of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed on the following days in observance of the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s holidays:  November 26th and 27th*; December 24th* and 25th, December...

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