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§ 1326(A)(1) and (4) entered by Judges Callaway, Hunter, and Schiff (the "Standing Order") is hereby vacated and withdrawn with respect to cases assigned to the...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

Tue, 01/13/2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a 14 year appointment as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Louisiana at Alexandria. The position will require...

Thu, 01/08/2015

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Judicial Assistant to a Federal Bankruptcy Judge. This position is located in the Judge’s Chambers in Shreveport, Louisiana....

Thu, 11/20/2014

Due to scheduled maintenance, the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) service's nationwide search capabilities (including the pacer.gov website, PACER Case Locator, and external user e-filing in the Second and Ninth Circuit Courts...

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