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, 09/01/2015

United States Bankruptcy Judge John W. Kolwe was appointed by the United States Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit, effective August 12, 2015, to the seat vacated by the retirement of United States Bankruptcy Judge Henley Hunter.  Judge Kolwe...

Tue, 08/25/2015

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED effective September 1, 2015, the following procedures and instructions are adopted for use by all Chapter 13 debtors to obtain credit......

Tue, 08/18/2015

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana is accepting applications for the position of Director of Information Technology. This position is located in the Shreveport Office and reports directly to the Chief Deputy...

Tue, 07/28/2015

It is ordered that the December 19, 2005 Standing Order Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 1326(A)(1) and (4) entered by Judges Callaway, Hunter, and Schiff (the "Standing Order") is hereby vacated and withdrawn with respect to cases assigned to the...

Thu, 07/09/2015

"IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the attached forms "Exhibit A - Chapter 13 Plan Summary" and "Exhibit B -
Mandatory Form Chapter 13 Plan" and the instructions below are adopted by the Judge of this Court
for use by all Chapter 13 debtors...

Mon, 04/27/2015

Student Intern temporary position located in the Clerk’s office at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana. The court intern will assist various sections within the Clerk’s office by providing operational support...

Mon, 04/06/2015

On 04/22/2015 the BNC reported the issue related to creating address labels for Firefox version 37 as resolved.

The following information was provided to the Court from the BNC:

Users of Firefox version 37.0 will...

Wed, 04/01/2015

Continuances may be requested and granted without a motion if all parties are in agreement
pursuant to the following procedures:...

Thu, 03/19/2015

Louisiana State Bar Association Bankruptcy Seminar to be held April 17, 2015 at the Hilton Shreveport.
 
"When it comes to bankruptcy and consumer law, the Bayou
State has quite a few legal protections in place. Bankruptcy...

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