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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.
All Court proceedings set for Thursday August 27, 2020 have been continued as a result of the impending threat of Hurricane Laura. Those matters are now set for September 1, 2020 in Monroe.
Thursday, August 27 and Friday, August 28, 2020
Due to Hurricane Laura, the Clerk's office is closed. Limited telephone assistance is available by calling the Shreveport office at 1-866-721-2105.
Due to the upcoming adverse weather, court for the Lafayette Division on 8/25/20 and the Lake Charles Division on 8/27/20 is being rescheduled or matters will be ruled on without further hearing. Please check individual cases for further...
July 2 - 3, 2020
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 2, 2020 beginning at Noon and Friday, July 3, 2020. The CM/ECF...
General Order 2020-4-1, Termination of General Order Temporarily Modifying Article VII of this Court’s Administrative Procedures
General Order 2020-3-3, Modification of Order Establishing Protocols for Court Operations During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
General Order 2020-3-2, Termination of Order Concerning Statutory and Rule Based Deadlines During the Protocol Period
June 5 - 8, 2020
CM/ECF will be unavailable to all filers beginning Friday, June 5, 2020 at 5:00 PM for the installation of CM/ECF Release 5.3.3. It is anticipated that the system will be available again by 8:00 AM on Monday, June 8, 2020...
May 29, 2020 - June 1, 2020
CM/ECF will be unavailable to all filers beginning Friday, May 29, 2020 at 5:00 PM for the installation of CM/ECF Release 5.3.3. It is anticipated that the system will be available again by 8:00 AM on Monday,...