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.

Fri, 03/02/2018
Please be advised that due to inclement weather, the Albany, Utica, and Syracuse Clerk's Offices are now closed today, March 2, 2018. For emergency filings, please contact 315-295-1636. Thank you.
Mon, 02/26/2018
Digital Audio Recording (CourtSpeak) available in Albany division beginning in February 2018. Please click here for full announcement.
Wed, 02/07/2018
Please be advised that due to inclement weather, all three divisional offices in Albany, Utica, and Syracuse will close at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Please call 315-295-1636 should you have an emergency filing after this time...
Thu, 02/01/2018
 We are pleased to announce that the CHAP Public Mobile Calendar App (CHAPMobile) is now available as a free download for iOS and Android devices at the Apple App Store and Google Play, respectively.   With the CHAPMobile App, you...
Mon, 01/29/2018
Please see the Employment Vacancy Announcement below for a CM/ECF Analyst in Albany, NY or Syracuse, NY: 18-ALB-01 CM/ECFAnalyst Vacancy Announcement - Northern District of New York (posted 1/16/2018)
Sat, 01/20/2018
Despite a government shutdown, the federal Judiciary will remain open and can continue operations for approximately three weeks, through February 9, by using court fee balances and other funds not dependent on a new appropriation.  Read more.
Tue, 01/09/2018
Attention Bankruptcy CM/ECF Users: Although the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York is migrating to NextGen next week, the Bankruptcy Court is not currently scheduled to make the transition. You will continue to use the same...
Fri, 12/22/2017
Please click here for Notice regarding Chapter 13 Trustee's Motions to Dismiss in the Albany Division. 
Thu, 12/07/2017
Please visit the Chapter 13 Local Form Plan page at for important instructions regarding browser compatibility, downloading, and working in the Chapter...
Fri, 12/01/2017
Please click here for Notice regarding the closing of the Bankruptcy Clerk's Office on Tuesday, December 26, 2017.