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.

Administrative Order Extending Filing and Response Deadlines (1-18-mp-00004-RNO)

Release Date
Fri, 2018-07-20

Due to a system outage of the Court’s filing system (CM/ECF), users were unable to file documents to case dockets on July 19, 2018. It is, therefore, ORDERED that:

          1.       Any filing deadlines of July 19, 2018, are hereby...

Maintenance of CM/ECF System -- Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 5:00 AM until 1:00 PM

Release Date
Mon, 2018-07-16

Please note that on SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018 from 5:00 AM until 1:00 PM, the Administrative Office of the U.S....

Important Announcement Regarding Judge Van Eck's Hearings

Release Date
Wed, 2018-06-27

CHANGES-IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:

1.    September 11th was removed.

2.    In October, the date for Ch. 13 matters was moved from the 10th to the 24th.

Important Announcement Regarding Judge Opel's Hearings

Release Date
Tue, 2018-06-26

CHANGES-IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:

Please note the following change for Wilkes-Barre Confirmation Hearing dates on Judge Opel's 2018 General Activity Calendar:

  • October 10, 2018 has been MOVED to October 12,...

Important Announcement Regarding Judge Thomas's Hearings

Release Date
Mon, 2018-06-18

CHANGES-IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:

1.    Reaffirmation Agreements on Williamsport hearing days will now be scheduled at 10:30 am.

2.    The Williamsport Hearing Dates of October 5, 2018 and November 30, 2018 have...

Important Announcement Regarding Judge Opel's Hearings

Release Date
Mon, 2018-06-18

CHANGES-IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:

Please note the following Wilkes-Barre Trial Dates that have been added to Judge Opel's 2018 General Activity Calendar:

September 14, 2018
October 5, 2018
November 9,...

Recognition Certificates

Release Date
Tue, 2018-01-23

The Pro Bono and Mediator Recognition Certificates for the period January 1, 2017 through December 31,2017 are attached below.

 

Amended Order Amending Local Court Rules and Forms of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (5-04-mp-50010)

Release Date
Wed, 2017-12-06

A district-wide Order has been entered in 5-04-mp-50010 amending the Local Rules and Forms for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania effective December 1, 2017. 

A copy of the Order and amended local rules and...

REVISIONS TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES FOR ELECTRONIC CASE FILING

Release Date
Mon, 2017-12-04

There have been significant revisions to the Court's Administrative Procedures applicable to Electronic Case Filing.  The new procedures are available on the Court's website REVISIONS TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES FOR ELECTRONIC CASE FILING. ...

Recognition Certficates

Release Date
Tue, 2017-11-14

The Pro Bono and Mediator Recognition Certificates for the period January 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017 are attached below.

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