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.

Tue, 10/09/2018

Chief Judge Jeffrey R. Howard of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit  announced today that Judge Joan N. Feeney, who has served as a judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts since 1992,  ...

Mon, 10/01/2018

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts takes pleasure in recognizing the efforts of those attorneys who provide legal assistance, without compensation, to those who face substantial economic hardship (and often...

Tue, 09/25/2018

The United States Trustee for Region 1 has announced that it is moving the section 341 meeting location for Southeast Massachusetts from Brockton to New Bedford this November. The last meeting in Brockton will take place on October 31, 2018,...

Fri, 08/10/2018

Effective August 10, 2018, is one new standing order:
Standing Order 2018-2 re Amendment to Massachusetts Local Rule, Appendix 1, Rule 13-2(a)

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Thu, 06/21/2018

Effective June 21, 2018, is one new standing order:
Standing Order 2018-01 re Amendment to Massachusetts Local Bankruptcy Rule 1007-1 and Massachusetts Local...

Wed, 06/13/2018

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts is pleased to again acknowledge the commitment of individual attorneys to pro bono legal work. Attorneys who...

Wed, 04/04/2018

On March 26, 2018, In re: Wachusetts Ventures, LLC and its affiliated debtors filed for bankruptcy protection under chapter 11 of title 11 of the United States Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts. An order granting...

Thu, 12/07/2017

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts is pleased to announce that its website now has an informational page dedicated to the new amendments to federal rules and forms and local rules and forms affecting chapter 13...

Tue, 11/21/2017

Notice to All ECF Filers: The Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF) for the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts will be unavailable from Thursday, November 30 beginning at 4:00 PM until approximately...

Wed, 11/15/2017

Effective December 1, 2017, are two new standing orders:

Standing Order 2017-05 re Abrogation and Amendments to Massachusetts Local Bankruptcy Rules and To...

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