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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, 12/04/2017

Next year’s FBA Bankruptcy Conference is scheduled for Thursday, July 26 – Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Traverse City, Michigan.  More detailed information will follow soon.
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Wed, 11/22/2017

Please note that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan will be upgrading to the latest version of ECF to accommodate revisions to the Federal Bankruptcy Rules effective December 1, 2017.  During this upgrade, the ECF...

Tue, 11/21/2017

The Eighth Annual Debtors Bar of Michigan Winter Conference will be held on Monday, January 15, 2018, at Grand Valley State University, L.V. Eberhard Center in Grand Rapids.  Attached please find...

Wed, 11/08/2017

Please be advised that due to scheduled maintenance, the ECF system will be unavailable Thursday, November 16, 2017, starting at 5:00 PM for approximately five hours.  A notification email will be sent once service has been restored.  Please have...

Tue, 10/31/2017

The Federal Bar Association of the Western District of Michigan (Bankruptcy Section) is hosting several holiday gatherings.  Please review the announcement...

Mon, 10/30/2017

A panel discussion on revisions to the Federal Bankruptcy Rules will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 2:30 PM at the Michigan State University College of Law Castle Boardroom.  Attached please find registration information as well as...

Fri, 10/27/2017

The court will be closed for business and inaccessible on Friday, November 24, 2017, and on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. In accordance with Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9006(a)(3), filings due on those days will be deemed timely if filed...

Thu, 10/26/2017

The United States Trustee and Chapter 13 Trustees Barbara P. Foley and Brett N. Rodgers invite you to attend a Bankruptcy Best Practices Seminar in either Traverse City, MI or Lansing, Michigan.  There is no cost to attend but registration is...

Mon, 10/23/2017

The Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan invites you to attend a panel discussion on changes to the Federal Bankruptcy Rules effective December 1, 2017.  The cost is free but registration is required. 
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