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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.

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

Fees

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...

Thu, 09/10/2020

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Thu, 09/10/2020

Announcement from the United States...

Mon, 08/31/2020
Dear Bankruptcy Practitioners,

 

Effective September 1, 2020, the court will adopt a Loan Modification Program (LMP)

The LMP was developed by the Bankruptcy Law Section of the State Bar...

Fri, 08/21/2020

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas and all offices of the Clerk will be closed on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 from 2:30 pm (CST) through 4:00 pm (CST) for an official function.  

The...

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