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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.

Sat, 08/31/2013

The Clerk's office is excited to announce the implementation of ePOC. ePOC enables creditors without a CM/ECF login/password to electronically file proofs of claim via a link on the court's website; thereby eliminating the need to complete the...

Thu, 08/15/2013

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Bankruptcy and Civil Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms, and requested that the proposals be reviewed for public comment. The public comment period ends February 15,...

Wed, 05/01/2013

Effective May 1, 2013, a fee of $25 will be charged for each claim transferred. Please see notice for more information.

Fri, 04/19/2013

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan will upgrade to the lastest version of the CM/ECF software, Release 5.1 beginning on Friday April 19th, 2013 at 7:00pm. This upgrade is estimated to be completed on Saturday...

Mon, 04/01/2013

The Judicial Conference has published the increased dollar amounts that will be effective April 1, 2013. This is an inflation adjustment in the Bankruptcy Code. Please note that these increases do not apply for cases commenced prior to the...