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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.

Mon, 03/30/2020

Please refer to the COVID-19 Notices section of the Court's website,, for a Notice Regarding Wet Signature Requirement.

Mon, 03/23/2020

Please take note that new notices have been posted to the court's website regarding Judge Dales's March 26 Lansing motion day, Judge Boyd's April 2 Grand Rapids motion day, and the Court's operations during this period.  You can find these...

Tue, 03/17/2020

Judge Dales is encouraging parties to participate in his March 26, 2020 Lansing motion day by telephone. Procedures for doing so can be found in this Notice...

Mon, 03/16/2020

Please take note of this Notice from the U.S. Trustee regarding no in-person 341 meetings effective immediately...

Mon, 03/16/2020

Judge Boyd will be conducting his March 19, 2020 motion day by telephone.  Specific procedures can be found here.

Mon, 03/16/2020

Judge Dales is encouraging parties to participate in his March 17, 2020 Kalamazoo motion day by telephone.  Procedures for doing so can be found at this link.

Mon, 03/16/2020

Judge Gregg has posted Temporary Hearing Procedures on the court's website.  The procedures can be accessed by going to Judge Gregg's page under the "Judges' Info" tab.  The procedures can also be found at this link: ...

Fri, 03/13/2020

Please see the attached notice issued by the U.S. Trustee regarding the rescheduling of 341 Meetings related to COVID-19.

Fri, 02/14/2020

Please be advised that the ECF (Electronic Case Filing) system will be unavailable starting at 8:00 PM on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 until 12:00 AM on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 due to a needed upgrade to accommodate the Small Business...

Mon, 02/03/2020

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan is now offering debtors the opportunity to request receipt of court generated notices and orders by means of email, instead of U.S. mail, through a program called Debtor...