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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, 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

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

This data...

Fri, 09/23/2016

The Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Washington will hold its Annual Conference and CLE on Friday, September 30, 2016 at the Yakima Convention Center.  The event will also be video-streamed at the U.S. District Courthouses in...

Mon, 07/25/2016

General Order 16-01 amends LBR 2082-1 and 4001-1, effective August 1, 2016. The new rules may be accessed by clicking here. A redline version of the rules may be accessed by...

Tue, 07/05/2016

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules has published proposed amendments to Bankruptcy Rule 3015, and adoption of a new Bankruptcy Rule 3015.1. The proposed amendments and new rule are available on the U.S. Courts website...

Tue, 06/28/2016

Across the country, bankruptcy cases fell 8.5 percent for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2016, compared with the year ending March 31, 2015. The March 2016 annual bankruptcy filings totaled 833,515, compared with 911,086 cases in the year...

Mon, 06/13/2016

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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Fri, 06/03/2016

On May 31, 2016, General Order No. 16-1140-1 was approved by the Article III judges of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of...

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