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News & Announcements

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, 09/29/2023

In the event the United States Congress does not enact a Continuing Resolution by midnight Saturday, September 30, 2023, and appropriations lapse, the Federal Judiciary will not shut down.  The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western...

Wed, 09/27/2023

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has selected Christopher G. Bradley as the next bankruptcy judge in the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.  Mr. Bradley was a law professor at the University of Kentucky Rosenberg...

Tue, 08/22/2023

The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure has approved publication for public comment of the following proposed amendments to existing rules and forms, as well as one new rule:

• Appellate Rules 6 and 39;...

Thu, 06/08/2023

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas and all offices of the Clerk of Court are closed on Monday, July 3, 2023.

The Court's website, located at www.txwb...

Mon, 06/05/2023

Due to required system maintenance, the Texas Western Bankruptcy Court's CM/ECF system will be unavailable for filing, as well as access to PACER and VCIS for queries, on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM Central Time.  Please...

Wed, 05/24/2023

Due to damage from a burst water pipe in the R.E. Thomason Federal Building and United States Courthouse, the Bankruptcy Clerk's office in the El Paso division of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas will...

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