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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.

Thu, 12/01/2016

Amendments to the following Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure are effective today: 

Rule 1010 – Service of Involuntary Petition and Summons
Rule 1011 – Responsive Pleading or Motion in Involuntary Cases
Rule 1012 (New...

Wed, 11/09/2016

Several Official Bankruptcy Forms will be amended effective December 1, 2016.  Forms 420A and 420B (Notice of Motion or Objection and Notice of Objection to Claim) will be amended to conform to the numbering scheme of the Forms Modernization...

Tue, 11/08/2016

The Advisory Committee has recommended amendments to two local bankruptcy rules. Redline versions of the affected rules can be found here.

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Mon, 11/07/2016

The Eastern District of Washington has recently added the option to receive notification of opinions through the court’s RSS Feed. Click here and subscribe to start receiving notification of...

Fri, 11/04/2016

The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the bankruptcy court miscellaneous fee schedule. Additional information on the changes can be accessed by clicking...

Tue, 11/01/2016

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules has proposed amendments to Bankruptcy Rule 3015 and adoption of new Rule 3015.1, which may be viewed by clicking...

Wed, 10/19/2016

As required by the E-Government Act of 2002, the court posts the written opinions of the bankruptcy judges in the Eastern District of Washington on its website. Click here to review...

Fri, 10/14/2016

The Office of the United States Trustee is seeking resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the panel of trustees who administer Chapter 7 cases. For more information click...

Thu, 10/06/2016

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Thu, 10/06/2016

On October 5, 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau made the Updated Census Bureau Median Family Income Data available online.

This data...

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