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.

Wed, 2022-11-30

Effective December 1, 2022, This Court Will No Longer Accept Cash Payments

Effective December 1, 2022, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Georgia will no longer accept cash payments.

Attorneys must...

Wed, 2022-11-16

Public Notice: LBR 3015-2 and LBR 9004-1 Amendments

With the issuance of Administrative Order #145, which, among other things, provides guidance to practitioners regarding whether a hearing should be held telephonically or in-person,...

Fri, 2022-10-07

December 1, 2022 Federal Rule Changes

On December 1, 2022, amendments to the following Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (FRBP) will go into effect: Bankruptcy Rules 1007, 1020, 2009, 2012, 2015, 3002, 3010, 3011, 3014, 3016, 3017....

Thu, 2022-10-06

Administrative Order # 147 on Attorney Fees in Chapter 13 Cases

The Court last revised the Administrative Order on Attorney Fees in Chapter 13 cases on January 9, 2017. The Court has concluded that an increase in the amount of...

Thu, 2022-09-08

Administrative Order #146 on Adoption of Bankruptcy Rule 1020 to Reflect the Bankruptcy Threshold And Technical Corrections Act (BTATCA) Implementation

The Bankruptcy Threshold and Technical Corrections Act (BTATCA), Pub. L. 117-151...

Tue, 2022-09-06

Amended Local Rule 2002-1 (h) and (i) on Returned and Undeliverable Notices

As a result of procedural changes at the Bankruptcy Noticing Center (BNC) regarding the disposition of Returned or Undeliverable Notices, the Court amended LBR...

Mon, 2022-08-15

Proposed Amendments Published for Comment August 15, 2022 to February 16, 2023

On June 7, 2022, the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure (Standing Committee) approved publication of proposed amendments to...

Fri, 2022-07-29

Public Notice Regarding Proposed Amendment to Local Bankruptcy Rule 2002-1(h) and (i)

Due to procedural changes at the Bankruptcy Noticing Center regarding the disposition of returned or undeliverable notices, the Court proposes to...

Fri, 2022-07-15

Updated Guide to the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019

The Hon. Paul W. Bonapfel has published updates to A Guide to the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019.

This June 2022 compilation of A Guide to the Small...

Tue, 2022-06-28

Electronic Proof of Claim Issue Resolved

The Court's Electronic Proof of Claim (ePOC) technical issue has been resolved.