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.

Mon, 2018-02-12
In light of the December 2017 amendment to Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 5009(d), which provides a procedure for a Chapter 12 or 13 debtor to request an order declaring a secured claim satisfied and the lien released under the terms of a...
Fri, 2017-12-22
Notice to Chapter 13 Practitioners:  The Clerk's office was able to modify our ECF system to again include the Chapter 13 Confirmation Hearing Date on the 341 Meeting of Creditor notice, rather than sending a separate hearing notice.   You will...
Mon, 2017-12-04
The 2018 Edition of the R.I. Bankruptcy Rule book is on sale at the Clerk’s Office for $14.50 per copy. In addition, Local Rule books can be conveniently ordered through our on-...
Tue, 2017-11-28
The 19th Annual New England Bankruptcy Law Conference will be held on Wednesday, 12/6/2017, from 1:00 - 6:00 pm, at the MCLE Conference Center, Ten Winter Place, Boston.  MCLE’s flagship bankruptcy program features a Judicial Panel of eight...
Wed, 2017-11-22
We are pleased to announce the publication of our Fall 2017 court newsletter On the Docket, which contains, among other topics, numerous articles and charts...
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
Please see the Press Release for further information about the First Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's move to the John Joseph Moakley United States...

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