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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, 06/24/2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan and the Federal Bar Association have planned a retirement party for Daniel M. LaVille, Clerk of Court, for Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Please see the...

Wed, 06/05/2019

A letter to experienced bankruptcy attorneys has been sent by Judges Gregg and Boyd regarding the upcoming ...

Mon, 03/25/2019

The Chapter 13 Trustees for the Western District of Michigan are soliciting suggestions regarding possible revisions to the existing model Chapter 13 Plan.  Suggested revisions must be submitted no later than the close of business on April 18,...

Tue, 03/19/2019

The Federal Bar Association (Bankruptcy Section) for the Western District of Michigan will be conducting its 31st annual bankruptcy seminar on July 26 - 28.  The seminar will be held at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville, Michigan.  Please...

Fri, 03/15/2019

A Trial Advocacy Skills Workshop will be offered as part of the FBA Summer Bankruptcy Seminar this coming July at Crystal Mountain.  Registration is limited and is offered in the order registration and payment is received.

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Fri, 03/08/2019

Effective April 1, 2019, automatic adjustments will be made to dollar amounts stated on several Official Bankruptcy Forms.  The adjustments will apply to cases filed on or after April 1, 2019.  For detailed information, please visit...

Fri, 02/15/2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan is accepting applications for the position of Clerk of Court.  The Clerk of Court is a high-level management position which functions under the direction of the Chief Judge...

Mon, 02/11/2019

Please be advised that absent further notice, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan will be open for business on February 12, 2019.  Hearings in Kalamazoo shall proceed as scheduled.  Due to the inclement weather...

Fri, 02/01/2019

Pursuant to revised LBR 9011, debtors must file a completed Statement About Your Social Security Numbers (Official Form B121).  Attorneys are required to electronically file Official Form B121 using the corresponding event Statement About Your...

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