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, 09/14/2021

Reminder: USBC-MA CM/ECF UNAVAILABLE from September 16, 2021, 12:00PM EDT until 8:00AM EDT Monday, September 20, 2021

Notice to All ECF Filers: The Case Management/...

Mon, 09/13/2021

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 4:30 p.m., the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts will hold its Eighth Annual Pro Bono Awards Ceremony. The event will acknowledge and thank those individual attorneys and law...

Mon, 08/30/2021

Comments are being sought regarding the proposed interim regulations for the administration of a new payment for Chapter 7 trustees. Please see more information...

Thu, 08/26/2021

30 Days Until NextGen (CM/ECF)

Effective September 20, 2021, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts will upgrade its Case Management/Electronic Case Files (“CM/ECF...

Wed, 07/21/2021

The Court will upgrade its CM/ECF software to the Next Generation (“NextGen”) effective September 20, 2021. The Court’s NextGen webpage has information on the steps you need to take to upgrade your PACER account in advance of September 20, 2021...

Wed, 07/21/2021

The Court will upgrade its CM/ECF software to the Next Generation (“NextGen”) effective September 20, 2021. The Court’s NextGen webpage has information for Trustees on the upgrade including the steps you need to take to upgrade your PACER...

Mon, 07/19/2021

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has published a position announcement for a Federal Public Defender. The announcement can be found here.

Tue, 06/22/2021

On June 22, 2021, Chief Judge Panos signed General Order 2021-01 which provides the protocols for conducting proceedings at the John W. McCormack Post Office and Court House. The General Order can be found...

Tue, 06/22/2021

Effective July 6, 2021, the Clerk’s Offices for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The Clerk’s Offices remain open virtually...

Thu, 06/17/2021

In observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day, the bankruptcy court will be closed on Friday, June 18, 2021. The CM/ECF and PACER systems will remain available. For means of filing pleadings, please see Third Amended Standing Order...

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