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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, 07/09/2019

July 9 - 10, 2019

CM ECF and ePOC will be unavailable to all filers beginning today, July 9, 2019 at 5:30 pm for the installation of a Security Release for the Electronic Proof of Claim program (ePOC). It is anticipated that the system...

Tue, 07/02/2019

The Local Rules Standing Advisory Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana solicits public comment on the proposed amended and restated Local Bankruptcy Rules, which are proposed to replace the...

Tue, 07/02/2019

July 4 - 5, 2019

In observance of the Independence Day Holiday, the offices of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2019 and Friday, July 5, 2019.  The CM/ECF system is available...

Mon, 06/17/2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates for a Director of Information Technology.  Learn more ...

Fri, 05/31/2019

June 1, 2019

Pay.Gov will be conducting a Disaster Recovery Exercise (DRE) on Saturday, June 1, 2019, beginning at 6:00 pm (ET). The target duration for this DRE is four (4) hours. Agencies will experience a total interruption of services...

Sun, 05/19/2019

May 24, 2019 and May 27, 2019

In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday, the offices of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed Friday, May 24, 2019 beginning at Noon and all day Monday, May 27, 2019...

Tue, 05/14/2019

May 17 - 19, 2019

CM/ECF will be unavailable to all filers beginning Friday, May 17, 2019 at 5:00 pm for the transfer of cases and system updates.  It is anticipated that the system will be available again by Noon on Sunday, May 19, 2019...

Mon, 04/15/2019

April 19, 2019

The offices of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed to the public Friday, April 19, 2019.  As always, the CM/ECF system will remain available for electronic filing 24 hours a day....

Mon, 04/15/2019

 April 26 - 28, 2019

CM/ECF will be unavailable to all filers beginning Friday, April 26 at 5:30 PM through Sunday evening April 28, 2019 for scheduled system installation.  To prevent loss of data, please refrain from accessing the system...

Wed, 03/13/2019

March 22, 2019

The Lafayette Division office for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana will be close to the public at 2:30 PM on Friday, March 22, 2019. Staff will be available to assist callers as usual...

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