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.

Fri, 2017-11-17
On November 17, 2017, the US Bankruptcy Court issued General Order 17-003 amending Local Form 1009-1.1,...
Mon, 2017-11-06
Attached is an Attorney Training Document addressing the upcoming Federal and Local Bankruptcy Rule and Form Changes which take effect on December 1, 2017.  We...
Mon, 2017-10-30
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Rhode Island will be closed on Friday, November 10th in observance of Veterans Day. Registered Users may continue to file documents in the Court's Electronic Filing System.  Regular business hours will resume...
Tue, 2017-10-24
 Please see the attached Press Release announcing the creation of a website repository in the First Circuit for internet...
Mon, 2017-10-23
Pursuant to General Order 17-002, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island has amended Local Rules 1005-1 and 3002-1...
Mon, 2017-10-23
Please see the Press Release for further information about the First Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's move to the John Joseph Moakley United States...
Fri, 2017-09-29
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island invites public comment on the proposed amendments to its local rules and local forms, several of which are being amended to incorporate changes in the...
Mon, 2017-09-11
The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a standing trustee to administer cases filed under chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code. The appointment is for cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy...
Fri, 2017-09-08
Please be advised that the Court has issued General Order 17-001 amending local rules and forms, effective 12/1/17. See attached...
Tue, 2017-08-15
Please be informed that a building wide active shooter exercise will take place at The Federal Center, 380 Westminster Street, Providence, RI, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Thursday, September 7, 2017.  During this time, members of the public will not...

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