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.

Mon, 2019-12-02

Administrative Order #122 regarding changes to Local Bankruptcy Rules LBR 1017-2(i) and LBR 6007-1(b):

LBR 1017-2(i) Effect of Dismissal on Future Filings by the Debtor prescribes that orders of dismissal shall be silent as to the...

Mon, 2019-12-02

On December 2, 2019, the court made active the national “Unclaimed Funds Locator” searchable database module, which is part of a Judiciary-wide effort to assist legitimate claimants in receiving funds held by the court as Unclaimed Funds. The...

Mon, 2019-10-28

The US Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee, seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for inclusion in a pool of trustees who may be appointed on a case-by-case basis to administer cases filed under the Small...

Mon, 2019-10-21

The Clerk of Court has issued a memo which summarizes the December 1, 2019 Rule Changes and provides other information regarding activities and initiatives being pursued by the Court. The memo also includes circuit court dates for calendar year...

Wed, 2019-10-16

Interim Bankruptcy Rules regarding the newly enacted SBRA have been published for public commentary on the Administrative Office of the US Courts web site at...

Wed, 2019-10-09

A typographical error was noted on our Local Chapter 13 Plan where a numbered paragraph is referenced that is no longer part of the Plan. Section 5.2 (a) of the Plan, General Unsecured Creditors, allows a percentage of dividends to be paid “…for...

Tue, 2019-09-24

Judge Paul Bonapfel authored a summary of the recently enacted Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 which he has given permission to us to share with the bankruptcy bar which you will find useful and informative....

Tue, 2019-09-24

Click here to read a memorandum regarding a proposed local rule which requires pro se filers to submit a "Statement of Assistance" with their petition...

Thu, 2019-08-29

For those attorneys and clients who have court scheduled in the Albany Division on Tuesday, September 3 and Wednesday September 4, we want to advise you that we are keeping a close watch on Hurricane Dorian because the hurricane may create...

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