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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.

Wed, 11/18/2020

On February 1, 2021, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Arkansas will be upgrading its Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF) to the Next Generation of CM/ECF (NextGen).  The...

Mon, 11/16/2020

The United States Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee, seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the panel of trustees who administer cases filed under chapter 7 of title 11 of the United States...

Fri, 10/23/2020

There are several upcoming changes regarding the rules and fees which will impact bankruptcy practice.  The amended rules and increased fees are effective December 1, 2020.  The amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure include...

Mon, 07/20/2020

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas will continue operating on the basis of the Administrative Order dated March 16, 2020 until further notice.  To review the court’s full announcement, please...

Wed, 07/01/2020

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas will continue operating on the basis of the Administrative Order dated March 16, 2020 up until at least July 31, 2020.  The court will not resume IN COURT...

Fri, 06/26/2020

Check out PACER’s newly redesigned, informational and resource website, https://pacer.uscourts.gov.  

The website provides information about how the public can access federal court records...

Wed, 06/17/2020

The CM/ECF system will be unavailable the weekend of June 27th and 28th.

Mon, 06/15/2020

Beginning July 1, 2020, the court will resume IN COURT hearings in all divisions.  The court has developed guidelines for divisional days and in court hearings, including social distancing, which are available on the court’s website.  Anyone who...

Mon, 05/11/2020

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas will continue operating on the basis of the Administrative Order dated March 16, 2020 up until at least July 1, 2020.  To review the court’s full announcement...

Tue, 04/28/2020

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas will continue operating on the basis of the Administrative Order dated March 16, 2020 up until at least June 1, 2020.  To review the court’s full  announcement...

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