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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.

Thu, 09/17/2015

In accordance with Administrative Order 2015-3, please be advised that the US Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan will be closed on Friday November 27, 2015 and Thursday, December 24, 2015.  All bankruptcy court filings due on...

Mon, 08/17/2015

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules, and requested that the proposal be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The public comment period...

Fri, 08/14/2015

Please find attached the Announcement and Registration Form for the 2015 Best Practices Seminar, organized by the Office of the United States Trustee and sponsored through the kind assistance of the Chapter 13 Trustees for the Western District of...

Thu, 08/13/2015

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The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan is considering the adoption, on an interim...

Mon, 07/20/2015

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit seeks applications from highly qualified candidates for a fourteen-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Iowa.  The position will have its duty...

Wed, 06/10/2015

The 27th Annual FBA Bankruptcy Seminar is fast approaching.  The seminar will be held July 30 through August 1, 2015 at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville, Michigan.  Please Note:  Early-Bird registration ends June 30, 2015. 
 
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Mon, 06/01/2015

You are invited to attend a Reception celebrating the passing of the Chief Judgeship of the Court from the Honorable Paul L. Maloney to the Honorable Robert J. Jonker to be held on Friday, June 19, 2015 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.  Please see the...

Wed, 04/29/2015

Starting May 6, 2015, Proposed Orders Terminating Payroll Orders must be uploaded into E-orders.  These proposed orders will need to adhere to this Court’s current...

Mon, 04/27/2015

 

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Bar:  

 

Please see the attached registration materials and related information about the 2015 Federal Bar Association (W.D. Michigan) Bankruptcy Section Seminar that will take place July 30...

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