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, 12/03/2015
The new bankruptcy forms are available under the Forms section of this site - Instructions for preparing a fillable PDF for filing in CM/ECF are also available under the Forms section of this site -...
Thu, 12/03/2015
NOTICE:  CM/ECF will be unavailable on December 7, 2015 beginning at 11:00 P.M. until 1:00 A.M. for system maintenance.
Tue, 11/10/2015
Please click here for Administrative Order 15-03 regarding the closing of the Bankruptcy Clerk's Office on Friday, November 27, 2015.
Wed, 11/04/2015
Please click here for information on the CLE program New Official Bankruptcy Forms presented by the Central New York Bankruptcy Bar Association - Syracuse - Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Please click here for information on the CLE program New...
Wed, 11/04/2015
NOTICE:   CMECF will be down November 30, 2015 beginning at 9:00 p.m. for the December 1 Official forms conversion process.  It will be available again, shortly after 12:00 a.m. as soon as the forms conversion is complete.  ...
Tue, 11/03/2015
Please click here for announcement of reappointment of Bankruptcy Judge Robert D. Drain for the Southern District of New York.
Tue, 10/20/2015
"A sophisticated phone scam is targeting bankruptcy filers in several states, using personal information from filings and posing as attorneys to get intended victims to immediately wire money to satisfy a debt." Cick here to read more.
Thu, 10/15/2015
We are pleased to offer a free email subscription service to receive periodic notification updates from the court.  This service allows subscribers to receive notifications by email when new information is available such as local rule changes,...
Tue, 10/06/2015
Please click here for conference brochure.
Thu, 09/17/2015
Please click here for Judicial Council of the Second Ciruit Announcement for Bankruptcy Judgeship.