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.

Wed, 04/17/2019

The Office of the United States Trustee, New Haven, CT, is seeking applicants for the chapter 7 panel in Connecticut. Please see the notice here.

Thu, 03/14/2019

On April 1, 2019, automatic adjustments will be made to the dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and in one provision of Title 28. Seven Official Bankruptcy Forms (106C, 107, 122A-2, 122C-2, 201, 207, and 410) will...

Tue, 03/12/2019

Today, the First Circuit Judicial Council announced Judge Edward A. Godoy (Bankr. D.P.R.) will serve as the next Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit. Judge Godoy will be appointed upon Chief Judge Joan N....

Fri, 02/08/2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, with the assistance of the Court's Pro Bono Legal Services Advisory Committee, is pleased to announce the implementation of a Guardian Ad Litem (G.A.L.) Panel.

Through...

Wed, 01/30/2019

Standing Order 2019-02, Establishing "End Stay Date" Pursuant to Standing Order 2019-01, is effective as of today, January 30, 2019.

Wed, 01/30/2019

In the event there is a weather event or other emergency that may impact Court operations, parties are reminded to check for a recorded message on our weather line (617.748.5314 or 866.419.5695 - toll free) and/or for an updated announcement on...

Wed, 01/23/2019

On January 22, 2019, the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts announced that the federal judiciary can sustain normal operations through January 31, 2019. Shortly, it will determine whether that deadline will be...

Wed, 01/23/2019

Standing Order 2019-01, Regarding the Stay of Certain Proceedings and Tolling of Certain Deadlines With Respect to the United States Due to Lapse of Appropriations, is...

Fri, 01/18/2019

Regardless of the length of the ongoing lapse in appropriations, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts (the "Court") will continue to administer all cases.

The Office of the Clerk at the three courthouses of the...

Tue, 01/15/2019

On January 15, 2019, the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts announced that the federal judiciary can sustain normal operations through January 25, 2019. In the event of a prolonged shutdown, the Court will provide...

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