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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, 12/19/2016

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan will be closed on Friday, December 23, 2016, in addition to being closed on Monday, December 26, 2016 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

Fri, 12/16/2016

Please be advised that the Chapter 13 Trustees and the Bankruptcy Judges of this District have revised the Model Chapter 13 Plan for use in cases filed under, or converted to, Chapter 13 on or after...

Tue, 12/06/2016

The Annual FBA Bankruptcy Conference is scheduled for Thursday, July 27 through Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Boyne Highlands in Northern Michigan.  Registration information will follow soon.

Mon, 11/14/2016

On April 28, 2016, the Supreme Court adopted changes to the Federal Rules and Bankruptcy Procedures which are scheduled to take effect December 1, 2016.  An Informational Packet...

Thu, 11/10/2016

The Debtors Bar for the Western District of Michigan will be conducting a seminar on Monday, January 16, 2017, at the Grand Valley State University Eberhard Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Please view the attached...

Thu, 11/03/2016

There is still time to register for this year's 2016 Hon. Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference which will take place Nov. 11, 2016 at the Somerset Inn, Troy, Michigan.  The conference offers educational and networking opportunities...

Thu, 11/03/2016

Please be advised that the ECF (Electronic Case Filing) system will be unavailable Friday, November 11, 2016, starting at 8:00 AM for approximately four hours due to system maintenance.

Thu, 10/06/2016

The court will be closed for business and inaccessible on Friday, November 25, 2016 and on Friday, December 23, 2016.  In accordance with Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9006(a)(3), filings due on those days will be deemed timely if filed on...