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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, 08/15/2014

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment...

Thu, 07/31/2014

Attention attorneys with less than 5 years of bankruptcy experience! Now is your chance to sign up for Bankruptcy Boot Camp 2014. Meet all three Judges of the Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan. The price is low and the...

Tue, 07/22/2014

Please see the attached document for case assignments for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of MI.

Thu, 05/15/2014

To meet the requirements for the May 19, 2014 changes in the Court’s procedures for submission of proposed orders, the Court has modified the Payroll Order form required by LBR 3015(c...

Mon, 05/05/2014

Seminar schedule and registration information is now available for the 26th Annual FBA Bankruptcy Section...

Fri, 05/02/2014

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan is pleased to announce that we have implemented a new email subscription service to make it easier for you to learn about updates on the topics which interest you. With this new...

Thu, 05/01/2014

Beginning May 19, 2014, the Court will be making changes to its procedures for the submission of proposed orders. Please view the User Guides (CM/ECF)  for more information.

Wed, 04/30/2014

Miscellaneous Fee Increases effective June 1, 2014. Please see the Notice of Fee Changes for more information.

Tue, 04/29/2014

Chapter 13 Trustee Barbara Foley’s office is offering a “helpful hints” session for legal assistants and attorneys on May 14, 2014. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Tue, 03/04/2014

The 2014 Bankruptcy Seminar is scheduled for July 31 - August 2, 2014 at the Boyne Highlands Resort located in Harbor Springs, Michigan. Please see attached flyer more information.