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News & Announcements: November, 2023

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.

Fri, 11/17/2023

The following Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and Official Bankruptcy Forms will be amended effective December 1, 2023:

  • Bankruptcy Rules 3011, 8003, 9006, and (new) 9038
  • Official Forms 410A and 417A


Mon, 11/13/2023

As directed by the presiding judge in a bankruptcy case or proceeding, trials and hearings
will be conducted either (1) in-person, (2) remotely by video conference, (3) remotely by
telephone conference, or...

Tue, 11/07/2023

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas and all offices of the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court shall be closed on the following days:

  • Wednesday, November 22, 2023
  • Friday, November 24, 2023
  • ...
Mon, 11/06/2023

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Texas at Houston. 

The selection process...