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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.

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...

Thu, 01/31/2019

Please be advised that Administrative Order 2019-1 was signed adopting revised local bankruptcy rules effective February 1, 2019.  These revised rules supercede any local rules effective prior thereto and shall apply to all proceedings in...

Wed, 01/30/2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan will be open for business on Thursday, January 31, 2019.  All hearings in Grand Rapids and Lansing shall proceed as scheduled.

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...

Tue, 01/29/2019

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan will be closed Wednesday, January 30, 2019, due to inclement weather conditions.  The closing of the court will not affect the court’s electronic filing system, which will remain...

Mon, 01/28/2019

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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