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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.

Thu, 10/06/2016

Registration is open for the annual Veteran's Day ABI Seminar.  The conference schedule promises another full day of programming designed to improve practices and provide ideas and insights for matters routinely, and sometimes not so routinely,...

Mon, 10/03/2016

Please take notice that, pursuant to LBR 3015(d), the Court is considering changes to the District's Model Chapter 13 Plan, and has set Nov. 4, 2016 as the deadline for sending comments.  More...

Fri, 07/01/2016

    The bankruptcy bar and general public are advised that the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules has published proposed amendments to Bankruptcy Rule 3015 and adoption of a new Bankruptcy Rule 3015.1 for public comment ...

Thu, 05/05/2016

The Bankruptcy Section of the Western District of Michigan's Federal Bar Association has released registration and program information for the Annual Seminar that will take place July 29-31, 2016 at the Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island.  ...

Wed, 04/20/2016

CM/ECF will be unavailable today, April 20th, 2016 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm for scheduled maintenance.

Wed, 03/23/2016

All Prospective Quoters:
Attached below you will find revised RFQ packages (SPECIAL NOTE:  Any modifications to original RFQ Package are listed in red, bold/italics).  A brief table of contents is listed for your reference:...

Thu, 03/17/2016

Effective April 1, 2016, 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, 2016.  For detailed information, please visit...

Fri, 02/12/2016

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan is accepting applications for a full-time Case Administrator II.  Application and position details can be found here.

Mon, 02/01/2016

Letter from Judge Scott W. Dales to Bankruptcy Bar Attorneys re Nomination of Members for the Local Bankruptcy Rules Committee