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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. 

Thu, 03/19/2020

General Order 2020-3-1, Concerning Statutory and Rule Based Deadlines During the Protocol Period

Thu, 03/19/2020

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

Mon, 03/16/2020

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

Mon, 03/16/2020

Orders Regarding Visitor Restrictions and Court Operations In Light of COVID-19 Virus

Mon, 03/16/2020

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

Sun, 03/01/2020

March 6 - 9, 2020

CM/ECF will be unavailable to all filers beginning Friday, March 6, 2020, at NOON through Monday, March 9, 2020, for scheduled system installation. To prevent loss of data, please refrain from accessing the system during...

Fri, 02/21/2020

February 24 - 25, 2020

The offices of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed in the Lafayette Division on Monday, February 24, 2020 and Tuesday, February 25, 2020. The Shreveport and...

Sat, 02/01/2020

The Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana is in the process of preparing for the new Subchapter V filings.  Due to some unique issues with the court’s Case Management and Electronic Filing (CM/ECF) system, it is possible you...