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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. 

Tue, 05/18/2021

The attached notice is a summary of the upcoming changes to the  Bankruptcy Rules effective December 1, 2021. Detailed information is available at located at the tabs for Rules &...

Mon, 05/17/2021

New Monthly Operating Reports and Post-Confirmation Reports for Non-Small Business Chapter 11 Cases effective June 21, 2021

Fri, 04/02/2021

April 2, 2021

The offices of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed Good Friday, April 2, 2021.  The Case Management and Electronic Case Filing system is available for electronic filing 24 hours a...

Tue, 03/23/2021

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana will be replacing carpet within the office located at 300 Fannin Street, Suite 2201, Shreveport, LA 71101. Quotes are due no later than 5:00 PM on April 9, 2021.  (Original...

Tue, 03/16/2021

General Order 2021-1, Procedures for the Filing, Service, and Management of Highly Sensitive Documents

Tue, 02/23/2021

February 26, 2021 - March 1, 2021

CM/ECF will be unavailable to all filers beginning Friday, February 26, 2021 at 5:00 PM for the installation of CM/ECF Release 5.3.4. It is anticipated that the system will be available again by 8:00 AM on...

Tue, 02/16/2021

Alexandria, Monroe, and Shreveport Hearing Cancellations - FEBRUARY 17 - 18, 2021

Due to inclement weather and treacherous driving conditions, all Alexandria hearings before Judge Stephen D. Wheelis and all Shreveport and Monroe hearings...

Wed, 02/10/2021

February 12 - 16, 2021

In observance of the President's day holiday and Mardi Gras, the Clerk's office will be closed as follows:  Friday, February 12, 2021 (close at noon), Monday, February 15, 2021, and Tuesday, February 16, 2021....

Fri, 12/11/2020

In observance of the Christmas and New Year's Holidays, the Clerk’s office will be closed as follows: Thursday, December 24, Friday, December 25, Thursday, December 31 (close at noon), and Friday, January 1, 2021. Limited telephone assistance...

Tue, 12/01/2020

Notice of Chapter 13 Confirmation Order Noticing Effective December 1, 2020