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.

Updated December 12, 2020

The Court has adopted a number of revisions to its LMM Program.  Amended procedures and forms may be found at and are to take effect immediately.  For your convenience, here is a summary of the major revisions:  ...
Updated April 4, 2021

Thank you to all who attended the 2021 Middle District Bankruptcy Seminar. The 2021 Western District Bankruptcy Seminar will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021, via Zoom. More information on the seminar is available here.  To register, please visit
Updated April 4, 2021

Updated: 04/13/2021 Items related to the following cases will be posted here. 20-10247 Randolph Hospital, Inc. 20-10248 Randolph Specialty Group Practice 20-10249 MRI of Asheboro, LLC On March 12, 2020 an order was entered directing joint administration of the above-...
Updated April 4, 2021

On January 9, 2020, the Court adopted several Interim Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure to facilitate the uniform implementation of the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019, including Interim Rules 1007, 1020, 2009, 2012, 2015, 3010, 3011, 3014, 3016, 3017.1, 3017.2, 3018, and 3019.  On...
Updated November 11, 2020

The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved adjustments to the miscellaneous fee schedule for bankruptcy courts, effective December 1, 2020. A list of changes may be found below.  An updated fee schedule will be posted on our website on December 1, 2020.    ...
Updated November 11, 2020

Please see the attached standing order issued by the Court on 4/21/2020 which adopts revised interim rule 1020.  
Updated July 7, 2020

In light of the unique requirements for evidentiary hearings at this time, special evidentiary hearing dates have been scheduled as follows: Judge James - August 11th More evidentiary hearing dates may be set in the future as necessary.  Parties that anticipate the need for an evidentiary...
Updated May 5, 2020

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Updated April 4, 2020

An updated Adversary Proceeding Package is now available on the Forms & Procedures section of our website.