News & Announcements: 2010-12

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.

Help design the Next Generation of CM/ECF

Help Design the Next Generation of CM/ECF. Individuals interested in participating can provide a suggestion or comment, fill out a short survey, or fill out an extended survey.

New uscourts.gov IP addresses

Due to configuration changes at the Administrative Office, e-mail notifications may not make it to their proper destinations. If you are not receiving email notifications please contact your Internet Service Provider and have them add the new uscourts.gov IP addresses to their e-mail white lists. (The AO Postmaster has already notified the larger ISPs, such as Hotmail and Yahoo.)

Revised Loss Mitigation procedures

Revised Loss Mitigation Procedures, Forms and Orders Effective December 30, 2010 have been posted to the website.

Public Law 111-327

Public Law 111-327 - H.R. 6198, known as The Bankruptcy Technical Corrections Act of 2010 was signed into law on December 22, 2010. For the text of the Act click here.

Legislation enacted to increase certain New York exemptions in bankruptcy

On December 23, 2010, New York State enacted legislation increasing certain New York State exemptions in bankruptcy and allowing alternative federal exemptions. For more info, click here.

General Order M-413 Re: Adoption of Modified Loss Mitigation Program Procedures effective December 30, 2010.

The following Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure ("FRBP") have been amended

The following Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure ("FRBP") have been amended as of December 1, 2010: FRBP 1007, 1014, 1015, 1018, 1019, 4001, 4004, 5009, 7001 and 9001. Also becoming effective on that date is a new rule: FRBP 5012.The following national forms have been amended as of December 1, 2010: