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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.

Wed, 01/15/2020

January 17 - 20, 2020

In observance of the Martin Luther King Day Holiday, the offices of the United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s office for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed Friday, January 17, 2020 beginning at Noon and...

Fri, 01/10/2020

January 10, 2020

Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rules Pertaining to the Small Business Reorganization Act

Wed, 12/11/2019

December 23 - 25, 2019 and January 1, 2020

In observance of the Christmas and New Year's Holidays, the United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk's office for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed Monday, December 23, 2019 through...

Tue, 11/26/2019

November 28 - 29, 2019

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, the United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk's office for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed Thursday, November 28, 2019 and Friday, November 29, 2019. The closing...

Wed, 08/14/2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana currently located at 214 Jefferson Street, Lafayette, LA is relocating to the John M. Shaw United States Courthouse located at 800 Lafayette Street, Lafayette, LA. Please...

Wed, 07/10/2019

July 12, 2019

Due to the impending inclement weather, the Lafayette office will be closed Friday, July 12, 2019. The Alexandria and Shreveport Offices will be open and available to assist callers.  Alexandria: 1-866-356-5221 and Shreveport...

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...

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