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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.

Tue, 01/05/2016

Attorneys and litigants are advised that this court has adopted Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures effective January 5, 2016, pursuant to...

Mon, 11/09/2015

Most Official Bankruptcy Forms will be changing effective December 1, 2015.  Significant changes made to the petitions will impact case processing procedures.  For more information on these changes, please review the...

Thu, 11/05/2015

The Bankruptcy Section of the Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan announces the schedule of Holiday Parties for 2015. Please see the...

Fri, 10/23/2015

This year's conference is scheduled for November 11, 2015, at the Somerset Inn in Troy, Michigan.  This program is designed for Michigan consumer bankruptcy practitioners. Please review the...

Thu, 10/22/2015

Most Official Bankruptcy Forms are scheduled to be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015. The revised forms can be found on the...

Tue, 10/20/2015

A sophisticated phone scam is targeting bankruptcy filers in several states, using personal information from filings and posing as attorneys to get intended victims to immediately wire money to satisfy a debt. 
The National Association of...

Tue, 10/20/2015

Due to a scheduled upgrade to the court's server hardware, the case management and electronic case filing system, CM/ECF, will not be available from 4:00pm on Friday, October 23, 2015, until the completion of the upgrade sometime during the...

Thu, 10/08/2015

The Debtors Bar for the Western District of Michigan will be hosting its 6th Annual Winter Seminar on January 18, 2016, at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Please see the...

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