News & Announcements: 11/2018

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.

Fri, 11/30/2018

Starting 5:00 PM on Friday, November 30 at 5:00 PM until Monday, December 3 at 9:00 AM, the telephone systems in the Springfield and Worcester offices of the U.S.will be offline. If you need to contact the Clerk’s Office in Springfield or...

Tue, 11/27/2018

Effective November 27, 2018, is Standing Order 2018-04 by which Appendix 4 of the Local Bankruptcy Rules is rescinded and replaced by revised Appendix 4. Also, please note per our...

Tue, 11/13/2018

The Court is pleased to announce that the Bankruptcy Video Series produced by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts can now be found on our website. The videos contain short clips and are designed to provide basic information...

Fri, 11/09/2018

On December 1, 2018, the changes to Rules 3002.1(b), 5005, 7004, 7062, 8002, 8006(c), 8007, 8010, 8011, 8013, 8015-17, 8018.1, 8021, 8022, and 9025 and Part VIII Appendix of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure will become effective. The...

Wed, 11/07/2018

Please see the attached Press Release Regarding the Appointment of the Hon. Christopher J. Panos as Chief Judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts.

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