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News & Announcements: October, 2020

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, 10/28/2020

The current 14-year term of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Craig A. Gargotta of the Western District of Texas will expire September 30, 2021. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is considering whether to reappoint Judge Gargotta to a new 14-...

Fri, 10/23/2020

Bankruptcy Fee Changes

Effective December 1, 2020


The Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the appellate, district, and bankruptcy court...

Thu, 10/15/2020

The Texas Western Bankruptcy Court will soon upgrade its Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF) to the Next Generation of CM/ECF (NextGen).  The basic software functions just as it does currently, so e-filers should find few, if...