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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. 

Mon, 06/27/2022

In observance of the Fourth of July Holiday, the offices of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed Friday, July 1, 2022 beginning at Noon and Monday, July 4, 2022. The Case Management and...

Tue, 06/14/2022

In observance of the Juneteenth Holiday, the offices of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed Friday, June 17, 2022 beginning at Noon and Monday, June 20, 2022. The Case Management and Electronic...

Tue, 05/24/2022

Agencies are notified that PACER users and Next Generation (NextGen) Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) e-filers may experience intermittent issues during log in and when making payments through Pay.gov on Sunday June 5th from...

Tue, 05/24/2022

In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday, the offices of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed Friday, May 27, 2022 beginning at Noon and all day Monday, May 30, 2022. The Case Management and...

Thu, 05/12/2022

Agencies are notified Pay.gov version 7.20 will be deployed to production on Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 5 pm to 9 pm CT. All Pay.gov services will be unavailable during the deployment window. The CM/ECF electronic filing system...

Thu, 04/14/2022

The offices of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed Good Friday, April 15, 2022.  The Case Management and Electronic Case Filing system is available for electronic filing 24 hours a day. Limited telephone...

Sun, 03/20/2022

 We are pleased to announce CM/ECF is back online.

ATTENTION ALL FILERS before you can file documents electronically, you must link your PACER account with your CM/ECF account. 
The following guide provides step-by-...

Thu, 03/17/2022

CM/ECF will go offline at 2:00 PM on Thursday, March 17, 2022 to begin the installation and migration process to NextGen CM/ECF.

It will be unavailable to all filers. It is anticipated that the system will be available...

Fri, 03/11/2022

Step-by-step instructions for linking existing Legacy CM/ECF accounts with PACER.

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