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.

Attorney Advisory Committee Meeting

Release Date
Mon, 2012-07-09

July 12, 2012 at 3 pm -- RESCHEDULED

Procedure Changes Effective 07/16/2012 (posted 07/06/2012)

Release Date
Fri, 2012-07-06

On Monday, July 16, 2012, the Court will post the following new and/or revised filing instructions.


Procedure Changes Effective 05/15/2012 (posted 05/10/2012)

Release Date
Thu, 2012-05-10

On Tuesday, May 15, 2012, the Court will post five (5) new and/or revised filing instructions.

Revised procedures effective May 15, 2012:...


Release Date
Fri, 2012-05-04

This is the Court's new website.  It is a culmination of efforts by courts within the Third Circuit to standardize their public websites.  Each court will be able to post localized information, but to display it using the same web page design,...

Pro Bono Volunteers

Release Date
Mon, 2012-04-23

Announcement regarding Certificate of Recognition 2011 and distribution of flash drives. ...

Pro Bono and Mediator Recognition Certificates

Release Date
Mon, 2012-04-23

First Quarter of 2012:

Procedure Changes Effective 04/16/2012 (posted 04/12/2012)

Release Date
Thu, 2012-04-12

On Monday, April 16, 2012 new filing instructions for Motions to Turnover Property and revised filing instructions for Reaffirmation Agreements to be posted.


Procedure Changes Effective 04/09/2012 (posted 04/06/2012)

Release Date
Fri, 2012-04-06

Effective Monday, April 9, 2012, sale motions will no longer be self scheduled. 

New procedures effective April 9, 2012:...

Order Amending Local Court Rules (posted 04/03/2012)

Release Date
Wed, 2012-04-04

The amended Local Bankruptcy Rules are effective May 1, 2012.

Misc. Order No.: 5-04-mp-50010 (District Wide)

Claims Upload feature in CM/ECF to be Implemented 04/02/2012 for Limited User e-filers (posted 03/29/2012)

Release Date
Thu, 2012-03-29

On Monday, April 2, 2012, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania will implement the Claims Upload feature in its CM/ECF system for e-filers with Limited User access.

This new item...