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, 2020-10-01

Chapter 13 Trustee Notification

This is a reminder that effective Thursday, October 1, 2020, Mr. Jonathan W. DeLoach has assumed duties as the Standing Chapter 13 Trustee for the Court's Columbus, Albany, and Valdosta divisions.

Thu, 2020-09-17

Fee Changes Effective December 1, 2020

At its March 2020 session, on the recommendation of the Committee on Court Administration and Case Management, the Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the appellate,...

Fri, 2020-09-11

Administrative Order #139

The judges of this Court issued Administrative Order #139 Requiring Telephonic Hearings In Columbus Division and Macon Division Cases. This order requires that all hearings in the Columbus and Macon Divisions...

Mon, 2020-08-31


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Mon, 2020-08-17

Proposed Amendments to Federal Rules

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules circulated to the bench, bar, and public proposed amendments to their respective rules. The amendments...

Tue, 2020-07-28

Amended Administrative Order #137

The original version of Administrative Order #137 on Mass Calendars for Chapter 13 Motions to Dismiss, Chapter 13 Plan Confirmations, and Motions for Relief from Stay called for attorneys to notify the...

Tue, 2020-07-28

Linked Guide to SBRA Revision (July 2020)

Judge Paul W. Bonapfel of the Northern District of Georgia Bankruptcy Court originally published a summary of the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 in February 2020 with a revision in...

Thu, 2020-07-02

Administrative Order #137: Mass Calendars

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Thu, 2020-07-02

Administrative Order #138: Reopening and Protocols

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Tue, 2020-06-30

Administrative Order #136: Canceling In-Person Appearances for Albany Hearings July 14-15, 2020

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