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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.

Thu, 07/02/2020

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...

Fri, 06/05/2020

General Order 2020-4-1, Termination of General Order Temporarily Modifying Article VII of this Court’s Administrative Procedures

Fri, 06/05/2020

General Order 2020-3-3, Modification of Order Establishing Protocols for Court Operations During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Thu, 06/04/2020

General Order 2020-3-2, Termination of Order Concerning Statutory and Rule Based Deadlines During the Protocol Period

Mon, 06/01/2020

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...

Tue, 05/26/2020

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,...

Mon, 05/25/2020

The Clerk’s office is available for telephone and email assistance during normal business hours, Monday through Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM).  Please call the Clerk’s office at one of the following numbers. Alexandria Office: 318-445-1890, 1-866-...

Fri, 04/24/2020

General Order 2020 - 6, Adopting Interim Bankruptcy Rules Relating to SBRA Interim Rules with Revisions Necessitated by CARES Act

Fri, 04/24/2020

General Order 2020 - 5, Adopting Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1007-I

Thu, 04/09/2020

Effective immediately, all  in-person chapter 7, 12, and 13 section 341 meetings scheduled through May 10, 2020, are hereby continued until a later date to be determined. Absent special circumstances, section 341 meetings may not proceed during...

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