Important Information Regarding Court Operations During COVID-19 Outbreak

COVID-19 Entrance/Mask Requirements at all Court facilities: COVID-19 entrance requirements for this Court are governed by Administrative Order 141, amended August 3, 2021. The Order requires all persons, regardless of vaccination status, to wear masks in public spaces within our facilities effective Monday, August 9, 2021. See Amended Administrative Order 141 on our website for further details.

The Court continues to operate PRIMARILY VIA TELEPHONIC HEARINGS in accordance with Administrative Orders #137 and #138, which can be found in our News and Announcements tab below and our Administrative Orders tab or on the “Important Information Regarding Court Operations During COVID-19 Outbreak” link above. In-person hearings must be specially set.

PRIOR TO ATTENDING AN IN-PERSON HEARING, please contact the appropriate courtroom deputy if you are unsure whether your hearing is a telephonic hearing or not.  Visitors who wish to appear in person to file papers, pleadings, or other documents may do so at our Macon and Columbus locations, but visitors who do come to the court will be required to wear a mask and to conform with COVID-19 protocols prior to entering our facilities. You are still encouraged to contact the Clerk’s Office at 478-752-3506 in Macon or 706-649-7837 in Columbus prior to traveling to our court facilities to determine if we can assist you over the phone and to provide you additional means of filing documents.

The Court has also resumed accepting cash payments. Visitors are reminded that the Clerk’s office cannot make change and does not accept personal checks.

Court Locations

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Middle District of Georgia
433 Cherry Street
Macon, GA 31201

Phone: 478-752-3506

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Middle District of Georgia
901 Front Avenue
One Arsenal Place
Columbus, GA 31902

Phone: 706-649-7837

News & Announcements

Thu, 2021-10-07
Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (FRBP) Changes for December 1, 2021 More »
Tue, 2021-08-03
AMENDED Order on Entry Protocols as of August 3, 2021 More »
Tue, 2021-07-13
The “Guide to the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019” written by Judge Paul W. More »
Wed, 2021-06-30
Bankruptcy Judgeship Position Announcement - Jacksonville, FL More »
Thu, 2021-06-10
Amended Reopening Protocols for In-Person Hearings as of June 10, 2021 More »
Wed, 2021-05-26
NextGen Public Training More »
Tue, 2021-05-18
Amended Administrative Order #141 Order on Entry Protocols More »