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.

NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE LOCAL BANKRUPTCY RULES AND FORMS

Release Date
Thu, 2022-12-01

NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE LOCAL BANKRUPTCY RULES AND FORMS

TO BECOME EFFECTIVE JANURY 1, 2023

 Posted December 1, 2022, Comment...

Judge Van Eck’s practices and procedures

Release Date
Mon, 2022-11-28

Judge Van Eck’s updated practices and procedures will become effective January 1, 2023. Current practices and procedures will remain in effect through December 31, 2022. Click here to see the...

Job Announcement - Term Law Clerk to Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge - Harrisburg, PA

Release Date
Thu, 2022-09-08

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania is accepting applications for the position of term law clerk for Chief Bankruptcy Judge Henry W. Van Eck. This position is for a two-year term to begin August 2023.  

Rescission of Temporary Order Allowing Use of Court’s EDSS To File Proofs of Claims

Release Date
Wed, 2022-07-13

The issue with ePOC has been resolved and it can be used.  Please see General Order 2022-02.

NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE LOCAL BANKRUPTCY RULES AND FORMS

Release Date
Wed, 2022-03-23

NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE LOCAL BANKRUPTCY RULES AND FORMS

TO BECOME EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2022

Posted March 23, 2022, Comment Period...

NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE LOCAL BANKRUPTCY RULES AND FORMS

Release Date
Thu, 2022-03-17

NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE LOCAL BANKRUPTCY RULES AND FORMS

TO BECOME EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2022

Posted March 17, 2022, Comment...

CM/ECF upgrade to 1.6.2

Release Date
Tue, 2022-02-15

After the upgrade to CM/ECF 1.6.2, PDFs that are not flattened/printed to PDF will not be permitted.  Refer to ...

NEWS FROM THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT - Essay Contest

Release Date
Tue, 2022-01-18

Philadelphia – The Courts, Community, and Rule of Law Committee of the Judicial Council of the Third Circuit announced today that it is hosting an essay contest for 5th and 6th grade classes focused on civics, citizenship, and the concept of the...

Changes in the Bankruptcy Forms and Bankruptcy Noticing (effective 12/01/21)

Release Date
Wed, 2021-12-01

Changes in the Bankruptcy Forms and Bankruptcy Noticing
 

Official Form 122B

A proposed amendment to the instructions at the top of Official Form 122B has been approved by the...

UST announces 2 new Chapter 11 reports for immediate use

Release Date
Tue, 2021-11-30
UST announces 2 new ch. 11 reports for immediate use: monthly operating and post confirmation reports, link to their posting follows: https://www....

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