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News & Announcements: June, 2017

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.

Fri, 06/30/2017

In observance of Independence Day, the Lafayette Bankruptcy Clerk"s Office will be closed Monday, July 3, 2017.  As always, the CM/ECF system will remain available for electronic filing 24 hours a day. Limited staff will be available at the...

Tue, 06/20/2017

Alexandria Bankruptcy Clerks Office Closed June 22 and Alexandria Bankruptcy Court Cancelled Thursday, June 22
Due to the tropical storm likely to hit our area, Bankruptcy court on Thursday, June 22 in Alexandria is...

Wed, 06/14/2017

On January 3, 2017, the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure accepted a recommendation from its Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules for final approval of a package of rule amendments, a new rule and an Official Plan form (new Official...

Thu, 06/01/2017

The United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana welcomes the Honorable Jeffrey P. Norman as the new bankruptcy Chief Judge for a five year term commencing on June 1, 2017. Chief Judge Norman was appointed to the bench in...