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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, 08/07/2018

Pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 3015.1, the court previously approved a local plan form for Chapter 13 cases filed in the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas effective December 1, 2017.   Revisions to the local plan form have been approved by...

Wed, 07/18/2018

Please click below to review copies of the court's Order(s) Regarding Certifications in Chapter 13 Cases. The orders reference the required filing of the Certificate Regarding Domestic Support Obligation (DSO) and the Statement of Completion of...

Tue, 05/01/2018

The judges of the Eighth Circuit courts invite you to join them August 15 - 17, 2018, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa, for the Judicial Conference. This is a full conference for all judges and members of the Bar. ...

Mon, 04/02/2018

Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure Rule 3015(c) requires the court to either adopt the official form for a plan filed in a Chapter 13 case (Official Form 113) or to adopt a local form plan in accordance with new Rule 3015.1 (effective December...

Tue, 01/30/2018

The new Order Regarding Deconsolidation will replace the Order Regarding Deconsolidation Deficiencies.  All documents filed in the original joint case will be transferred to the case bearing the new deconsolidated case number.  The new order will...

Thu, 11/30/2017

There are several upcoming changes regarding the rules and forms which will impact bankruptcy practice.  The amended rules and forms will be effective December 1, 2017.  The amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure include Rules...

Tue, 11/07/2017

The ECF systems for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas will be unavailable November 11 from 8:00 am through 4:00 pm due to system maintenance.