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, 01/28/2020

In conjunction with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, the Massachusetts Bar Association, Worcester County Bar Association, and Hampden County Bar Association are providing a program in Worcester regarding the new subchapter V. Information about the...

Wed, 01/22/2020

In conjunction with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, the Boston Bar Association is providing a program regarding the new subchapter V. Information about the program and how to register can be found...

Tue, 01/21/2020

Please see the following Public Notice for the Reappointment of Judge Brian K. Tester.

Public Notice for the Reappointment of Judge Brian K. Tester

Wed, 11/27/2019

On November 27, 2019, the U.S. Bankruptcy for the District of Massachusetts issued Standing Order 2019-4, Order Adopting Massachusetts Local Bankruptcy Rule 3020-1 and 3022-2, Rescinding and Replacing Official Local Form 19, and Adopting Official...

Tue, 11/19/2019

Effective December 2, 2019, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts will begin a pilot program for a cashless policy at our Springfield Office. This policy effects those who do not file electronically; those who file electronically...

Mon, 10/28/2019

The U.S. Trustee for Region 1 is seeking applicants to serve as Subchapter V Trustees. The Solicitation for Applications can be found here.

Thu, 10/17/2019

This afternoon, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts held its Sixth Annual Pro Bono Awards Ceremony. At the ceremony the Court recognized and thanked attorneys who certified they had committed time and energy to...

Fri, 09/27/2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts is pleased to announce that Janet E. Bostwick was sworn in as the Court's newest bankruptcy judge on September 27, 2019.  Judge Bostwick will preside in Boston and, with limited...

Mon, 08/19/2019

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy and
Civil Rules have proposed amendments to various rules including Fed. R.
Bankr. P. 2005, 3007, 7007.1, and 9036.  Comments from the bench, bar, and
...

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