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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, 01/29/2019

The American Bankruptcy Institute and The Walter Shapero Symposium Committee are offering an educational session following the inaugural Shapero Cup Moot Court Competition.  The events will take place on Monday, February 18, 2019 starting at 5:00...

Mon, 01/28/2019

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan will be closed Monday, January 28, 2019, due to inclement weather conditions.  The closing of the court will not affect the court’s electronic filing system, which will remain...

Mon, 01/14/2019

This year’s FBA Bankruptcy Conference is scheduled for Friday, July 26 – Sunday, July 28, 2019 at the Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville, Michigan.  More detailed information will follow soon.
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Wed, 12/26/2018

Although the federal government is currently shutdown, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan will remain open for all court business activities until further notice.

Tue, 12/18/2018

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan is proposing amendments to certain local rules and are requesting that the proposed amendments be circulated to the bar for comment.  The changes have been provisionally approved by...

Mon, 12/17/2018

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan will be closing on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., and reopening on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 8:00 a.m.   The court has issued...

Mon, 12/03/2018

On April 26, 2018, the Supreme Court adopted changes to the Federal Rules and Bankruptcy Procedures which became effective December 1, 2018.  Detailed information regarding these amendments may be found at the Judiciary’s website: ...

Mon, 12/03/2018

To honor the memory of former President George Herbert Walker Bush, who passed away on Friday evening, President Donald Trump has declared Wednesday, December 5, 2018, a National Day of Mourning and closed Executive Offices in memory of President...

Fri, 11/02/2018

The FBA Bankruptcy Section invites the Western District of Michigan Bankruptcy Community and their guests to the FBA Bankruptcy Section Holiday parties.  Please review the announcement...

Fri, 10/26/2018

The Debtors Bar for the Western District of Michigan will be hosting its 9th Annual Winter Seminar on January 21, 2019, at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Please review the ...

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