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.

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...

Maintenance of CM/ECF System -- Sunday, December 10, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM

Release Date
Tue, 2017-12-05

Please note that on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM, the Administrative Office of the U....

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.

Public Notice regarding Proposed Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms

Release Date
Tue, 2017-10-10

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania proposes to amend certain of its Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms.  The changes have been...

Address Change - Harrisburg Office (Effective 10/01/17)

Release Date
Fri, 2017-09-01

Effective October 1, 2017, all mail directed to the Court's Harrisburg location should be sent to:

United States Bankruptcy Court
Ronald Reagan...

Administrative Order Extending Filing and Response Deadlines (1-17-mp-00013-RNO)

Release Date
Thu, 2017-08-17

Due to an unexpected ECF outage on August 16, 2017, the Honorable Robert N. Opel, II, Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has entered an Administrative Order Extending Filing and Response Deadlines of August 16,...

Administrative Order Extending Filing and Response Deadlines (1-17-mp-00100-RNO)

Release Date
Mon, 2017-08-07

Due to an unexpected ECF outage on August 7, 2017, the Honorable Robert N. Opel, II, Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has entered an Administrative Order Extending Filing and Response Deadlines of August 7, 2017...

Website Changes -- Filing Instructions & Guide to Docketing (07/11/2017 and 07/12/2017)

Release Date
Wed, 2017-07-12

Please note that NEW Filing Instructions for Ch. 11 related topics are now available on the Court's website.  The Guide to Docketing and Noticing has been revised to now include hyperlinks to Filing Instructions, Rules, Codes and Forms. 

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PowerPoint Slides from Clerk's Office Session (MDBBA Conference 06/16/2017)

Release Date
Tue, 2017-06-20

The PowerPoint Slides from the Clerk's Office Session at the 19th Annual MDBBA Conference on 06/16/2017 are now available on the Court's website in PDF format.

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