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.

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.

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...

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