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News & Announcements: August, 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. 

Mon, 08/28/2017

The staffed offices (Lafayette, Alexandria and Shreveport) of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana are currently open during regular business hours. We continue to monitor the after effects of Hurricane Harvey on the...

Mon, 08/28/2017

Due to the tropical storm and related weather issues, all hearings scheduled in Lafayette for Wednesday, August 30 are being cancelled. Hearings will be rescheduled to Tuesday, October 10, unless a different resolution has already been reached...

Fri, 08/25/2017

Hurricane Harvey is expected to hit the Gulf of Mexico shortly. In the meantime, the Lafayette Bankruptcy office will remain open on Monday until further notice. Please keep up to date from this site as court may be cancelled.

Thu, 08/17/2017

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...