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, 2021-01-19

Updated Guide to the Small Business Reorganization Act

The “Guide to the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019” written by Judge Paul W. Bonapfel of the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia has been updated....

Tue, 2020-12-15

Holiday Court Closure

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Georgia will be closed Thursday, December 24, 2020 and Friday, December 25, 2020 for the Christmas Holiday. The Court will also be closed on Friday,...

Mon, 2020-12-07

Columbus Chapter 13 Staff Attorney Position Announcement

Jonathan W. DeLoach, Standing Chapter 13 Trustee for the Columbus, Albany, and Valdosta divisions of the Middle District of Georgia, is accepting applications for the position of...

Mon, 2020-12-07

Public Notices Regarding the Availability of U. S. Bankruptcy Judgeship Positions in the Middle District of Florida and the Reappointment of the incumbent Bankruptcy Administrator for the Northern District of Alabama.

The United States...

Mon, 2020-11-09

Changes to Federal Rules Effective December 1, 2020

Please see this memo issued by the Clerk of Court regarding changes to Federal...

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...