Welcome to the official website for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, serving the counties of Bronx, Dutchess, New York, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, and Westchester, with concurrent jurisdiction over Greene and Ulster. We have courthouses in Manhattan, Poughkeepsie, and White Plains.
CM/ECF will be unavailable on Monday, November 30, 2015 from 4:00 PM until 12:00 AM, December 1, 2015 to upgrade to version 5.1.1 which implements the new official bankruptcy forms. Use of the new forms is required for all cases commenced on and after December 1, 2015 and for any amendments to petitions, schedules and statements and conversions filed on and after December 1, 2015.
Release notes for version 5.1.1 are available on the PACER website at
The new official forms and more information can be found on the U.S. Courts website at
Do not use the new forms prior to December 1, 2015.
The purpose of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York is to provide, economically, a fair, consistent, and effective forum for the protection and marshaling of assets, the discharge or adjustment of debts, and timely distribution of property or securities, in accordance with applicable law.