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.

Thu, 09/11/2014
On September 17, 2014 the United States Court of Appeals will be celebrating Constitution Day and National Citizenship Day by hosting a Naturalization Ceremony for 80 immigrants at the historic Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse in downtown...
Fri, 04/18/2014
The Court and Local Rules Committee are soliciting comments on a proposed new Local Bankruptcy Rule 9013-6.  Please  provide any comments and suggestions on the proposed new rule as soon as possible.  The dealline for submitting all...
Tue, 03/04/2014
Beginning March 17, 2014, there will be two changes to Paragraph IV ("Default on Direct Payments to Secured Creditors") of the Court’s standard Chapter 13 Confirmation Order with respect to mortgages. First, creditors will no longer...
Tue, 01/28/2014
Our Filing Statistics page has been updated to let you see statistics in a number of different ways.  The data is also updated nightly.  Please visit http://www.nynb.uscourts.gov/Statistics.  
Sun, 12/01/2013
Effective December 1, 2013 an approved debtor education provider can file debtor education certificates directly with the Court. Click Here for eFinCert information!
Wed, 11/27/2013
Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and Official Form Amendments - Effective December 1, 2013