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.

Website Changes to Filing Instructions (12/17/2014)

Release Date
Thu, 2014-12-18

On 12/17/14 the Court posted three new filing instructions and revised one existing document.

New and Revised filing instructions posted Wednesday, December 17, 2014:

  • Filing Instructions...

Procedures and Website Changes (12/12/2014)

Release Date
Fri, 2014-12-12

On 12/12/14 the Amended Chapter 13 Plan -- Pre-Confirmation filing instructions were revised and a new Local Recommended Form was posted.

Revised procedures posted Friday, December 12, 2014:

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Procedures and Website Changes 11/25/2014 (Revised 12/03/2014)

Release Date
Thu, 2014-12-04

On 12/03/14 the names of the 3 filing instructions posted on 11/25/14 were renamed to include "in Adversary Proceedings". 

Revised procedures posted Tuesday, November 25, 2014 and Renamed Wednesday, December 3, 2014:...

Procedures and Website Changes (12/01/2014)

Release Date
Tue, 2014-12-02

On Monday, 12/01/2014, the Court posted 6 new and/or revised filing instructions and a revised Guide to Docket Events and Noticing Procedures.  See full announcement for details.

New and/or Revised procedures...

Amendments to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, Official Forms and Filing Fees (Effective 12/01/2014)

Release Date
Mon, 2014-11-24

On December 1, 2014 the Court's CM/ECF System and Filing Instructions will be modified for the Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, Official Forms and Filing Fee Changes.

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Recognition Certificates

Release Date
Fri, 2014-11-21

The Pro Bono and Mediator Recognition Certificates for the period January 1, 2014 through September 30, 2014 are attached below.

Amendment to the Technical Failure Provisions of the Administrative Procedures for Filing, Signing and Verifying Pleadings and Papers by Electronic Means (District-Wide Miscellaneous Order 1-14-mp-00015)

Release Date
Wed, 2014-11-12

A district-wide Order has been entered in 1-14-mp-00015 amending the Technical Failure Provisions of the Administrative Procedures for Filing, Signing and Verifying Pleadings and Papers by Electronic Means for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the...

CM/ECF System Unavailable for Filing (Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 7 AM to approximately 6 PM)

Release Date
Wed, 2014-10-15

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE COURT'S ELECTRONIC FILING SYSTEM (CM/ECF) WILL BE UNAVAILABLE FOR FILING ON SUNDAY OCTOBER 19, 2014 FROM 7:00 a.m. TO APPROXIMATELY 6:00 p.m.  DURING THIS TIME, USERS WILL HAVE THE ABILITY TO...

CM/ECF System Technical Problems (RESOLVED)

Release Date
Tue, 2014-10-14

The CM/ECF system for the US Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania is experiencing technical problems.  We are working on resolving the issue.

At 1:30 PM the technical problems with the Court's CM/ECF System were...

Procedure and Website Changes (10/01/2014)

Release Date
Wed, 2014-10-01

On Wednesday, 10/01/14, the Court posted sixteen (16) new and/or revised filing instructions.  See full announcement for details.

New and/or revised procedures posted Wednesday, October 1, 2014:

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