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Tue, 07/16/2024
Chief Judge Debra Ann Livingston of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has announced that the Court of Appeals has selected Kyu Young (Mike) Paek to serve as Bankruptcy Judge in the Southern District of New York. See the full...
Fri, 06/21/2024
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2024, in observance of the federal holiday.  In addition, the court will be closed on Friday, July 5, 2024, pursuant to Administrative Order...
Thu, 06/20/2024
An Interactive Public Calendar (IPC) is available under Judges' Information > Court/341 Meeting Calendars.  The IPC is updated via CM/ECF approximately every ten minutes and is, therefore, almost a real-time reflection of a Judge's calendar.  The...
Mon, 04/01/2024
Notice of Transition from AT&T Conference Calls to Teams Audio Conferencing for Telephonic Appearances for Motions and Confirmation Hearings On June 1, 2024, the New York Northern Bankruptcy Court will discontinue using AT&T conference call-...
Mon, 03/18/2024
Please click here for Administrative Order 24-02 re:  Fees for Debtor's Counsel in Chapter 12 Cases Filed in the Northern District of New York.
Thu, 02/29/2024
The Syracuse Clerk's Office will be staffed by remote workers on Thursday, February 29, 2024.  The drop box in the courthouse lobby remains available for filing documents.  CM/ECF also remains available and unaffected.  You may reach the Clerk's...
Wed, 02/21/2024
Due to system maintenance, all Pay.gov services will be unavilable from 6 P.M. to 10 P.M. on Saturday, February 24, 2024. 
Tue, 02/20/2024
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York is seeking a Term Law Clerk to join the Chambers of the Hon. Wendy A. Kinsella, Chief Bankruptcy Judge.  See attachment for full posting.    
Wed, 01/24/2024
Except for the below (5) matters, all hearings scheduled for January 25, 2024 in Albany are being adjourned to February 8, 2024.  If the adjourned date presents a conflict, please file a Request for Adjournment form. Only the following matters will...
Thu, 12/14/2023
Please see attached Public Notice for Reappointment of Bankruptcy Judge Sean H. Lane for the Southern District of New York.
Thu, 12/14/2023
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York will be closed on Monday, December 25, 2023 and Monday, January 1, 2024 in observance of the federal holidays.  In addition, the court will be closed on Friday, December 22,...
Fri, 12/01/2023
Please note that the Wednesday, January 3, 2024, calendar has been removed and WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2024 IS BEING ADDED.  All matters currently scheduled for January 3, 2024 will be adjourned to Wednesday, January 10, 2024.  Chapter 7 matters...
Fri, 10/06/2023
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit invites applications for a Bankruptcy Judge position in the Southern District of New York.
Mon, 09/25/2023
The U.S. Trustee Program is implementing virtual § 341 meetings of creditors in chapter 7, 12, and 13 cases in the Northern District of New York for meetings being held on or after December 1, 2023. All attorneys and staff are invited to join the U....
Fri, 09/08/2023
Planned maintenance on the National Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) Operating System is scheduled for Sunday, September 10, 2023 from 4:55 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.  During this time, PACER users and Next Generation (NextGen) CM/ECF e-...
Thu, 09/07/2023
The Local Rules Standing Committee and the Judges for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York are proposing amendments to the local rules and have requested that the proposed amendments be circulated to the bar for...
Tue, 09/05/2023
On September 5, 2023, the Court will move from telephonic to hybrid hearings in all divisions unless otherwise ordered.  Please see specific instructions for each Judge below. Appearances before Chief Judge Kinsella in all cases and adversary...
Fri, 08/11/2023
Planned maintenance on the National Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) Operating System is scheduled for Sunday, August 13, 2023 from 4:55 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.  During this time, PACER users and Next Generation (NextGen) CM/ECF e-filers...
Thu, 07/27/2023
Planned maintenance on the National Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) Operating System is scheduled for Monday, July 31, 2023 from 8:55 A.M. to 7:30 P.M.  During this time, PACER users and Next Generation (NextGen) CM/ECF e-filers...
Fri, 07/14/2023
Planned maintenance on AT&T Internet Access is scheduled for Sunday, July 16, 2023 from 9:55 A.M. to 12:00 Noon.  During this time, PACER users and Next Generation (NextGen) CM/ECF e-filers may experience intermittent authentication issues when...
Thu, 07/13/2023
CM/ECF filers should be aware of the potential to inadvertently share restricted documents when using third-party services or software to collect or organize case filings. Sharing your PACER account credentials with a third-party service provider or...
Fri, 07/07/2023
Planned maintenance on the National Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) Operating System is scheduled for Sunday, July 9, 2023 from 4:55 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.  During this time, PACER users and Next Generation (NextGen) CM/ECF e-filers may...
Fri, 06/30/2023
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2023, in observance of the federal holiday.  In addition, the court will be closed on Monday, July 3, 2023, pursuant to Administrative Order...
Tue, 06/06/2023
Please see attached Clerk of Court's Notice Re: Reassignment of Utica Division Cases Effective June 1, 2023.
Wed, 05/24/2023
Beginning in August 2023, Utica hearing dates will no longer be organized by counties (Northern Tier and Southern Tier) and instead will be organized by bankruptcy chapters consistent with the setting of hearing dates in the Syracuse and Albany...
Fri, 05/12/2023
Planned maintenance on the National Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) Operating System is scheduled for Sunday, May 14, 2023 from 4:55 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.  During this time, PACER users and Next Generation (NextGen) CM/ECF e-filers may...
Mon, 05/01/2023
Chief Judge Debra Ann Livingston of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has announced that the Court of Appeals has selected Patrick G. Radel to serve as Bankruptcy Judge in the Northern District of New York. See the full press...
Fri, 04/07/2023
Planned maintenance on the National Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) Operating System is scheduled for Saturday, April 8, 2023 from 6:55 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.  During this time, PACER users and Next Generation (NextGen) CM/ECF e-filers...
Tue, 03/14/2023
Due to inclement weather, the Clerk’s Office for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York will be operating virtually today in all three divisions (Albany, Syracuse, and Utica).  Clerk’s Office staff are available during...
Wed, 03/08/2023
On April 3, 2023, the federal judiciary will hold its second annual Nationwide Diversity Program, with a particular focus on expanding the pipeline of potential bankruptcy and magistrate judges, entitled “Roadways to the Bench: Who Me? A Bankruptcy...
Wed, 03/08/2023
NOTICE:  The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York's CM/ECF system will be offline from 5:30 P.M. on Friday, March 10, 2023, through the morning of Monday, March 13, 2023, for implementation of an upgrade.  You must finish any...
Mon, 03/06/2023
By Order signed by Chief U.S. District Judge Sannes pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 154(b) and Administrative Order #27, Honorable Wendy A. Kinsella was appointed Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of New York effective March 6, 2023.
Fri, 02/24/2023
Planned maintenance on the National Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) Operating System is scheduled for Sunday, February 26, 2023 from 6:55 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.  During this time, PACER users and Next Generation (NextGen) CM/ECF e-...
Fri, 01/13/2023
PACER functionality is now fully operational.  CM/ECF e-filers are able to use the Manage My Account Feature, submit filings, complete new registrations, and utilize Pay.gov.
Thu, 01/12/2023
Certain PACER functions are currently unavailable due to technical issues.  CM/ECF e-filers may be unable to use the Manage My Account Feature, submit filings, complete new registrations, and utilize Pay.gov until the issues are resolved.  A notice...
Sun, 01/08/2023
Planned maintenance on the National Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) Operating System is scheduled for Sunday, January 8, 2023 from 4:55 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.  During this time, PACER users and Next Generation (NextGen) CM/ECF e-filers...
Thu, 12/01/2022
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York will be closed on Friday, December 23, 2022 and Friday, December 30, 2022.  CM/ECF and PACER access will be unaffected by the closures.
Mon, 11/21/2022
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 022 and Friday, November 25, 2022 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  CM/ECF and PACER access will be unaffected by the closures.
Wed, 11/09/2022
Planned maintenance on the National Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) Operating System is scheduled for Sunday, November 13, 2022 from 4:55 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.  During this time, PACER users and Next Generation (NextGen) CM/ECF e-...
Thu, 10/06/2022
Planned maintenance on the National Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) Operating System is scheduled for Sunday, October 9, 2022 from 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.  During this time, PACER users and Next Generation (NextGen) CM/ECF e-filers...
Fri, 09/09/2022
Planned maintenance on the National Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) Operating System is scheduled for Sunday, September 11, 2022 from 5:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.  During this time, PACER users and Next Generation (NextGen) CM/ECF e-...
Fri, 08/26/2022
Planned maintenance on the National Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) Operating System is scheduled for Sunday, August 28, 2022 from 7:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.  During this time, PACER users and Next Generation (NextGen) CM/ECF e-filers...
Fri, 07/08/2022
Planned maintenance on the National Public Access to Court Records (PACER) Operating System is scheduled for Sunday, July 10, 2022, from 6:55 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  During this time, e-filers may experience intermittent authentication issues when...
Fri, 05/06/2022
Planned maintenance on the PACER Credit Card Server is scheduled for Sunday, May 8, 2022 from 6:55 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  During this time, stored payment methods and instant access registration will be unavailable.  Users will still be able to access...
Thu, 04/07/2022
Please click here for Administrative Order 22-03 Re: Fees for Debtor's Counsel in Chapter 13 Cases Filed in the Northern District of New York.
Mon, 03/28/2022
The amendments to the Bankruptcy Code under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security ("CARES") Act expired on March 27, 2022.  The expiration of the Act impacts CM/ECF, Official Forms, Local Forms, and Administrative Orders. CM/ECF and...
Tue, 03/22/2022
Please refer to Second Amended Administrative Order 20-06 and our COVID-19 information on the website regarding upcoming hearing dates.
Thu, 02/24/2022
Due to inclement weather, the Clerk's Office for all three divisions (Utica, Syracuse, and Albany) will be staffed by remote workers on Friday, February 25, 2022.  CM/ECF remains available and unaffected. You may reach the Clerk's Office by calling...
Fri, 02/04/2022
Due to inclement weather, the Clerk's Office for all three divisions (Utica, Syracuse, and Albany) will be staffed by remote workers on Friday, February 4, 2022.  CM/ECF remains available and unaffected. You may reach the Clerk's Office by calling...
Mon, 11/29/2021
Please refer to Second Amended Administrative Order 20-06 and our COVID-19 information on the website regarding upcoming hearing dates.
Wed, 11/03/2021
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York will be closed on Thursday, November 25, 2021, Friday, December 24, 2021, and Friday, December 31, 2021 in observance of the federal holidays.  In addition, the court will be...
Mon, 08/02/2021
Please refer to Second Amended Administrative Order 20-06 and our COVID-19 information on the website regarding upcoming hearing dates.
Mon, 07/19/2021
Please note that the Wednesday, August 25, 2021 calendar has been removed and all matters currently scheduled for that day will be adjourned to Thursday, August 26, 2021. Chapter 7 matters will be scheduled for 9:15 A.M. and Chapter 11 matters for...
Thu, 05/27/2021
Notice Regarding the United States Trustee Program's New Chapter 11 Periodic Report (28 C.F.R. Section 58.8) (Effective June 21, 2021)
Thu, 05/27/2021
NOTICE:  The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York's CM/ECF system will be offline from 7 A.M. on Friday, June 4th through the morning of Monday, June 7th for the upgrade to NextGen CM/ECF.  You must finish any in-process...
Mon, 05/17/2021
Chief Judge Debra Ann Livingston of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit announced today that the Court of Appeals will appoint Wendy A. Kinsella as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of New York in...
Wed, 03/31/2021
Please refer to Administrative Order 21-02 regarding Court Proceedings During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.
Fri, 03/12/2021
Please click here for updated 2021 Calendar Dates for the Albany Division. Please refer to Second Amended Administrative Order 20-06 and our...
Wed, 03/10/2021
Beginning Tuesday, March 30, 2021, all scheduled motions and conferences before the Hon. Diane Davis, Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, will be held telephonically using an AT&T conference line.  The call-in number and access code will be published...
Tue, 02/16/2021
By order signed by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Suddaby pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 154(b) and Administrative Order #27,  Honorable Diane Davis was appointed Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of New York effective February 16, 2021.
Fri, 02/12/2021
The Loss Mitigation Procedures for the NDNY have been revised to clarify the process for participation in the Loss Mitigation Program when a motion to terminate the automatic stay has been granted as to the subject real property.  The revisions to...
Fri, 02/05/2021
Please note that the Wednesday, February 24, 2021 calendar has been removed and all matters scheduled for that day will be adjourned to Thursday, February 25, 2021. Chapter 7 matters will be scheduled for 1:15 p.m. and Chapter 11 matters for 2:30 p....
Wed, 02/03/2021
The Syracuse Bankruptcy Clerk's Office counter will be closed February 3, 2021.  Staff, who will work remotely, will be available by telephone and e-mail to support the public and Court operations.  CM/ECF and PACER access will be unaffected by the...
Tue, 01/19/2021
The Albany Bankruptcy Clerk's Office counter will be closed January 20, 2021.  Staff, who will work remotely, will be available by telephone and e-mail to support the public and Court operations.  CM/ECF and PACER access will be unaffected by the...
Tue, 01/19/2021
After the recent disclosure of widespread cybersecurity breaches of both private sector and government computer systems, federal courts immediately added new security procedures to protect highly sensitive confidential documents (HSDs) filed with...
Wed, 12/16/2020
The Albany Bankruptcy Court Clerk's Office counter will be closed December 17, 2020 due to the impending storm.  Staff, who will work remotely, will be available by telephone and e-mail to support the public and Court operations.  CM/ECF and PACER...
Wed, 12/09/2020
The NDNY Bankruptcy Clerk's Office has changed the CM/ECF event code "Amended Plan" to "Amended/Modified Plan."  This new event is available in chapter 11,12 and 13 cases and distinguishes between a pre-confirmation and post-confirmation...
Thu, 12/03/2020
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York will be closed on Friday, December 25, 2020, and Friday, January 1, 2021 in observance of the federal holidays.  The court will be closed on Thursday, December 24, and Thursday...
Tue, 12/01/2020
Please refer to Amended Administrative Order 20-06 and our COVID-19 information on the website regarding upcoming hearing dates.  
Tue, 12/01/2020
On November 18, 2020 Chief Judge Cangilos-Ruiz signed Administrative Order 20-11 adopting revised Local Bankruptcy Rules 2014-2, 2016-2 and 3015-1 ("Revised Bankruptcy Rules"). ...
Tue, 11/24/2020
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2020 and Friday, November 27, 2020 in observance of Thanksgiving.  The Court's electronic filing system will remain available during this time...
Wed, 10/21/2020
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York's CM/ECF system will be offline from Friday, October 23, 2020 at 10:00 P.M. to Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 2:00 A.M. for scheduled maintenance.  You must finish any in-process filings...
Mon, 09/21/2020
The issue affecting the U.S. Court's telephone system is now resolved.  Thank you for your patience.
Thu, 09/17/2020
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York's CM/ECF system will be offline on Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 9:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. for scheduled maintenance.  You must finish any in-process filings by 8:59 p.m. on...
Thu, 09/17/2020
Please be advised that the U.S. Courts are currently experiencing a telephone outage.  We will update the status once the issue is resolved.  Thank you for your patience.
Thu, 08/27/2020
The Local Bankruptcy Rules Standing Committee is accepting applications for membership.  The deadline to apply is November 15, 2020.  See below link for details.
Fri, 08/14/2020
Please refer to Amended Administrative Order 20-06 and our COVID-19 information on the website regarding upcoming hearing dates.
Fri, 08/14/2020
Please click here for Administrative Order 20-06 signed 8/13/2020 Re: Telephonic Hearings Before Judge Robert E. Littlefield, Jr. During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (Changes the e-...
Tue, 06/30/2020
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York will be closed Friday, July 3, 2020.  CM/ECF and PACER access will be unaffected by the closure.
Tue, 04/14/2020
Please refer to Administrative Order 20-3 and our COVID-19 information on the website regarding upcoming hearing dates.
Tue, 03/17/2020
Please click here for Administrative Order 20-03 In re: Court Proceedings During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.
Wed, 02/26/2020
We are pleased to announce that the new CHAP Public Mobile Calendar App version 1.1.0 (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...
Fri, 02/14/2020
NOTICE:  The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York's CM/ECF system will be offline on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 8:00 p.m. until midnight for scheduled maintenance.  You must finish any in-process filings by 7:59 p.m. on...
Fri, 02/07/2020
Due to inclement weather, the Albany Clerk's Office will be closing at 2:00 p.m.  CM/ECF remains available for all filings and inquiries.
Fri, 02/07/2020
Due to inclement weather, the Utica Clerk's Office will be closing at 11:15 a.m.  CM/ECF remains available for all filings and inquiries.  You may contact the Albany divison at 518-257-1661 for inquiries. 
Fri, 02/07/2020
Due to inclement weather, the Syracuse Clerk's Office will be closed today.  CM/ECF remains available for all filings and inquiries.  You may contact the Albany division at 518-257-1661 for inquiries.
Wed, 01/29/2020
NOTICE:  The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York's CM/ECF system will be offline on Sunday, February 02, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. for scheduled maintenance.  You must finish any in-process filings by 7:59 p.m. on...
Fri, 01/24/2020
NOTICE:  The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York's CM/ECF system will be offline from Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 8 p.m. until midnight for scheduled maintenance.  You must finish any in-process filings by 7:59 p.m. on...
Fri, 01/17/2020
All proofs of claim will be processed by Omni Agent Solutions.  Claims cannot be filed with the Court.  For additional information on filing claims in the Good Samaritan Lutheran Health Care Center and Kenwood Manor, Inc. jointly administered cases...
Fri, 01/10/2020
On January 10, 2020, Chief Judge Cangilos-Ruiz signed Administrative Order 20-01 adopting Interim Bankruptcy Rules and Revised Official Forms, effective February 19, 2020. 
Mon, 12/23/2019
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will soon invite applications for two Bankruptcy Judge positions in the Southern District of New York and one Bankruptcy Judge position in the Eastern District of New York.
Wed, 12/04/2019
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York will be closed on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 and Wednesday, January 1, 2020, in observance of the federal holidays.  The court will be closed on Tuesday, December 24, and...
Mon, 12/02/2019
Due to inclement weather, the Albany and Utica Courts opened at 10:00 a.m. today and the Syracuse Court is closed.  CM/ECF remains available for all filings and inquiries.
Thu, 11/07/2019
Please note that the Change of Address Form (OLR: 4002) was updated on 10/22/2019. 
Thu, 10/31/2019
NOTICE:  The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York's CM/ECF system will be offline from Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. until midnight for scheduled maintenance.  You must finish any in-process filings by 5:59 p.m. on...
Mon, 10/21/2019
Beginning late Friday evening, October 18, 2019 and lasting until late Sunday afternoon, October 20, 2019 there was an outage that impacted our Internet Data Center in Ashburn, Virginia, which further impacted CM/ECF.  All issues have now been...
Wed, 09/25/2019
Registration is open for the 24th Annual CNYBBA and CRBBA Bankruptcy Conference October 25 - 26, 2019 at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, New York.
Thu, 06/27/2019
Please click here for Administrative Order 19-03 In re: Regarding closure on Thursday, July 4, 2019 and Friday, July 5, 2019
Wed, 06/19/2019
The service disruption reported yesterday by the Judiciary's National Support Desk affecting NYNB CM/ECF's ability to send outgoing Notices of Electronic Filing and Notices of Docket Activity has been resolved.  Thank you for your patience.
Tue, 06/18/2019
The Judiciary's National Support Desk is reporting a service disruption affecting the ability of some courts' CM/ECF systems to send outgoing Notices of Electronic Filing and Notices of Docket Activity.  NYNB is one of the courts affected.  Please...
Wed, 04/17/2019
Thank you for responding to the User Satisfaction Survey.
Tue, 03/19/2019
On April 1, 2019, automatic adjustments to the dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, one provision in Title 28, three Local Forms, seven Official Forms and two Director's Forms will go into effect. The adjustments will...
Wed, 02/27/2019
Due to inclement weather, the Albany division will be closed today as of 3:30 P.M. EST.  CM/ECF remains available for all filings and inquiries. You may contact the Utica division at 315-793-8101 for all inquiries.
Tue, 02/12/2019
Due to inclement weather, all divisions will be closed today as of 1:30 P.M. EST.  CM/ECF remains available for all filings and inquiries.
Thu, 02/07/2019
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York has updated its Local Form Chapter 13 Plan and Confirmation Order.  Use of the updated Plan is required as of March 1, 2019 and permitted immediately.  Certain software...
Wed, 01/30/2019
All proofs of claim will be processed by Kurtzmann Carson Consulting LLC.  Claims cannot be filed with the Court.  For additional information on filing claims in the Herb Philipson's Army and Navy Stores, Inc. case, please visit the website of...
Tue, 01/22/2019
The Alexander Pirnie Courthouse located at 10 Broad Street, Utica New York, will be closed today due to a water main break in the downtown area.  Please contact the Syracuse Clerk's Office at (315) 295-1600 or the Albany Clerk's Office at (518) 257-...
Fri, 01/18/2019
Please click here for Notice from Chief Judge Cangilos-Ruiz concerning the lapse of appropriations to fund the federal government, including the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York.
Wed, 01/09/2019
During the government shutdown or until further notice, all divisions of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York will continue to operate under their normal schedules. Cynthia A. Platt Clerk of Court
Thu, 01/03/2019
The Bankruptcy Court and Clerk's Office have created a User Satisfaction Survey to obtain your feedback so that we may better serve you.  Please take a few minutes to fill out and return the survey by January 25, 2019.  We value your honest feedback...
Thu, 01/03/2019
Ombudspersons have been appointed to receive your feedback and confidentially communicate your concerns back to the court.  Serving each division are: Syracuse Division: Suzanne Galbato sgalbato@bsk.com (315)...
Thu, 12/20/2018
Please click here for Administrative Order 18-03 regarding closure on December 24, 2018 Please click here for ...
Tue, 12/04/2018
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 to commemorate the national day of mourning for our 41st President, George H.W. Bush. Please note, however, that the Utica...
Fri, 11/16/2018
Please be advised that all three divisional offices in Albany, Utica, and Syracuse will delay opening until 9:15 A.M. EST on Friday, November 16, 2018 due to inclement weather.
Mon, 10/29/2018
Notice: The Local Bankruptcy Rules Standing Committee is accepting applications for membership. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2018.
Fri, 09/21/2018
Notice: Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the CM/ECF server on Saturday, September 22 between 5:00 AM and 1:00 PM EDT.  At some point during the maintenance window, the CM/ECF server and website will be unavailable for approximately three...
Mon, 09/10/2018
Please be advised that as of 9 A.M. on Monday, September 10, 2018 the Syracuse Clerk's Office is now open. Thank you.
Fri, 09/07/2018
Please be advised that the Syracuse Clerk's Office is closed due to a power outage.  Please contact the Utica Clerk's Office at 315-793-8101.  Our CM/ECF system is not affected by the outage and remains operational for all filings and inquiries.
Mon, 07/23/2018
Beginning September 2018, Judge Davis will be changing the nomenclature and location of her motion calendars. The Binghamton Calendar will be known as the Southern Tier Calendar. The Utica and CourtCall Calendars will be combined and known as the...
Thu, 05/31/2018
Both ePoc and eFinCert are restored to service. In addition, the digital audio recordings for Syracuse and Albany hearings held May 21, 2018 to May 30, 2018 are now available. Thank you for your patience.
Wed, 05/30/2018
Please be advised that the digital audio recordings for Syracuse and Albany hearings held May 21, 2018 to present are temporarily unavailable in New York Northern Bankruptcy.  We are working to correct the problem.  An announcement will be posted...
Wed, 05/23/2018
Please be advised that ePoc and eFinCert are temporarily unavailable in New York Northern Bankruptcy.  We are working to correct the problem.  An announcement will be posted when these services are back on-line.  We apologize for the inconvenience.
Wed, 04/25/2018
SAVE the DATE!  The 23rd Annual CNYBBA and CRBBA Bankruptcy Conference will be held November 9 - 10, 2018 at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, New York.
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.
Fri, 03/02/2018
Please be advised that due to inclement weather, the Albany Clerk's Office will open at 10 A.M.  Utica and Syracuse Clerk's Offices will now be closed for the day.  Please contact the Albany division at 518-257-1661. Thank you.
Fri, 03/02/2018
Please be advised that due to inclement weather, all three divisional offices in Albany, Utica, and Syracuse will delay opening until 10:00 A.M. on Friday, March 2, 2018. Thank you.
Mon, 02/26/2018
Digital Audio Recording (CourtSpeak) available in Albany division beginning in February 2018.
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. Thank...
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 can view each...
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. ...
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...
Thu, 12/07/2017
Please visit the Chapter 13 Local Form Plan for important instructions regarding browser compatibility, downloading, and working in the Chapter 13 Local Form Plan.
Tue, 11/28/2017
NOTICE: On November 15, 2017, Chief Judge Margaret Cangilos-Ruiz entered Administrative Order 17-06 adopting revised Local Bankruptcy Rules 1001-1, 1007-1, 1015-1, 2014-2, 2016-3, 3007-1, 3015-1, 4001-1, 9001-1 and 9013-6.  The revised rules are...
Mon, 11/27/2017
NOTICE: Due to the installation of updates related to the December 1, 2017 amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, CM/ECF will be unavailable from 8:00 p.m. – 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2017.
Sun, 10/01/2017
Tue, 08/29/2017
The CM/ECF outage experienced by NYNB during the afternoon of August 7, 2017 was resolved at approximately 5:30 PM of that same day.  The CM/ECF application was confirmed to be wholly functioning again on August 7, 2017 at approximately 6:30 PM.
Mon, 08/07/2017
Our CM/ECF Filing System is now restored to service.  Thank you for your patience.
Mon, 08/07/2017
The CM/ECF filing system went off line early afternoon, August 7, 2017. Our national support group is working to restore service as soon as possible. If service is not restored by close of business August 7, 2017, please file documents directly with...
Mon, 08/07/2017
Please be advised that New York Northern Bankruptcy's CM/ECF electronic filing is currently down.  We are working to correct the problem and will advise once the issue has been resolved.  Thank you.
Mon, 06/26/2017
Attorneys can now reset forgotten NYNB-issued CM/ECF passwords from NYNB's CM/ECF login web page.
Fri, 05/19/2017
CM/ECF will be unavailable on Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 9:00 P.M. through 10:00 P.M. due to scheduled maintenance.
Tue, 04/11/2017
Please be advised that the phone issues previously reported have now been resolved in all offices as of 1:30 P.M. EST. Thank you.
Tue, 04/11/2017
Please be advised that our offices are currently experiencing technical issues with our telephone system.  Until the issue is resolved, callers who contact the Bankruptcy Court may not hear audio, even though the call appears to have connected...
Thu, 03/16/2017
Due to power issues in the Syracuse area, the Syracuse Clerk's Office will close at 3:15 P.M. EST on Thursday, March 16, 2017.  Please contact the Albany or Utica Clerk's Office at 518-257-1661 or 315-793-8101 for assistance.  Thank you.
Wed, 03/15/2017
Due to inclement weather on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, the Clerk's Offices in Albany and Syracuse will open with a 3-hour delay at 11:15 A.M.  The Utica Clerk's Office will be closed.  After 11:15, please contact the Albany or Syracuse Clerk's...
Tue, 03/14/2017
Due to inclement weather, the Utica and Syracuse Clerk's Offices will close at 12:00 Noon EST today - March 14, 2017.  Thank you.
Tue, 03/14/2017
Due to inclement weather, the Albany Clerk's Office will be closed today - March 14, 2017.  Please contact the Syracuse or Utica Clerk's Offices at 315-295-1600 or 315-793-8101 for assistance.  Thank you.
Mon, 03/13/2017
Due to a Winter Storm - All § 341 (a) Meetings of Creditors Scheduled for Tuesday March 14, 2017 (Trustee Marc Ehrlich) will be Rescheduled to Tuesday, April 18, 2017.  Thank you - U.S. Trustee's Office.
Fri, 03/03/2017
NOTICE: Due to scheduled maintenance, CM/ECF will be unavailable from 10:00 PM on Friday, March 10, 2017 through 4:00 AM on Saturday, March 11, 2017.
Mon, 02/13/2017
Please be advised that all three divisional offices in Albany, Utica, and Syracuse will delay opening until 10:15 A.M. EST on Monday, February 13, 2017 due to inclement weather.
Thu, 02/09/2017
Please be advised that the Albany Clerk's Office will delay opening until 10:15 A.M. EST on Thursday, February 9, 2017 due to inclement weather.  Please contact the Utica Clerk's Office at 315-793-8101 or the Syracuse Clerk's Office at 315-295-1600...
Tue, 02/07/2017
Please be advised that the Utica Clerk's Office will be closing at 3:30 P.M. EST on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 due to inclement weather.  Please contact the Syracuse Clerk's Office at 315-295-1600 or the Albany Clerk's Office at 518-257-1661 during...
Fri, 02/03/2017
Effective February 2, 2017, the Rights and Responsibilities of Chapter 13 Debtors and Their Attorneys form, used in the Albany and Utica divisions, has been...
Tue, 01/24/2017
Please be advised that the Albany and Utica Clerk's Offices will delay opening until 10:15 A.M. EST on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 due to inclement weather.  Please contact the Syracuse Clerk's Office at 315-295-1600 during this time.  Thank you.
Mon, 01/23/2017
Administrative Order 16-09 Establishes Claims Bar Dates for Cases Converted From Chapter 11 to Chapter 7. On December 15, 2016, Chief Judge Margaret Cangilos-Ruiz entered an administrative order establishing timeframes for the filing of proofs of...
Wed, 01/18/2017
NOTICE: PACER access NYNB's CM/ECF website will be unavailable from 10:00 PM Saturday, January 21 until 1:00 AM Sunday, January 22 due to scheduled maintenance.
Tue, 12/20/2016
NYNB's Internet Website (This Site) Will Be Unavailable On Tuesday, Dec. 21 From 9:00 Pm To 9:20 Pm Due To Scheduled Maintenance.
Mon, 12/12/2016
Administrative Order regarding the closing of the Bankruptcy Clerk's Office at 12:00 Noon on Friday, December 23, 2016.
Thu, 12/01/2016
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued an alert on a phishing scam targeting New York Attorneys.  To read the alert, please click on the link below....
Tue, 11/29/2016
NYNB'S INTERNET WEBSITE (THIS SITE) WILL BE UNAVAILABLE ON SATURDAY, DEC. 3 FROM 1:00 AM TO 7:00 AM DUE TO SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE.
Mon, 11/21/2016
Update:  Please be advised that the Utica and Syracuse Clerk's Offices are now closed for the day on Monday, November 21, 2016 due to inclement weather. Please contact the Albany Clerk's Office at 518-257-1661. Thank you.
Sun, 11/20/2016
Please be advised that the Utica and Syracuse Clerk's Offices will delay opening until 10:00 A.M. EST on Monday, November 21, 2016 due to inclement weather. Please contact the Albany Clerk's Office at 518-257-1661 during this time. Thank you.
Fri, 10/14/2016
Wed, 10/05/2016
The Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association and the Central New York Bankruptcy Bar Association invite you to participate in their Twenty First Annual Bankruptcy Conference.  The Conference will be held on November 11 -12, 2016 at the Otesaga...
Thu, 08/18/2016
Please be advised that Thursday, October 6, 2016 and Thurday, October 27, 2016 are no longer available as motion dates in the Albany division.  However, Thursday, October 13, 2016 has been added as a motion date.
Thu, 08/11/2016
Please be advised that the scheduled maintenance for CM/ECF that was to occur from Satuday, August 20 at 10:00 P.M. EST until Sunday, August 21 at 4:00 A.M. EST has been cancelled and will not occur.
Mon, 08/08/2016
CM/ECF will be unavailable from Saturday, August 20 at 10:00 P.M. EST until Sunday, August 21 at 4:00 A.M. EST due to scheduled maintenance.
Mon, 07/25/2016
Please be advised that Thursday, October 6, 2016 is no longer available as a motion day in the Albany division.
Wed, 06/29/2016
Please be advised that Wednesday, September 14, 2016 is no longer available as a motion day in the Albany division. 
Mon, 06/13/2016
CM/ECF WILL BE UNAVAILABLE ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15 BETWEEN 6:00 PM AND 8:00 PM DUE TO SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE.
Tue, 05/31/2016
Please be advised that the Board of Judges in consultation with the Clerk of Court have mandated a change to the way payments are processed in Pay.gov. Effective July 1, 2016 you will be required to immediately pay at the end of each individual...
Tue, 04/26/2016
CMECF WILL BE UNAVAILABLE ON MONDAY, MAY 2 FROM 7PM to MIDNIGHT FOR SYSTEM MAINTENANCE.
Fri, 04/01/2016
NOTICE:  CM/ECF will be unavailable on Saturday, April 16 between 5:00 A.M. and 1:00 P.M. EST due to scheduled maintenance.
Tue, 03/15/2016
The revised Loss Mitigation Program Procedures for the Northern District of New York Bankruptcy Court take effect TODAY, Tuesday, March 15, 2016. In addition, the loss mitigation forms are new or have been updated in connection with the revised...
Tue, 03/08/2016
The issues with the telephone system in the Syracuse Clerk's Office have now been resolved.  Callers may resume dialing the Syracuse Clerk's Office at 315-295-1600.  Thank you.
Mon, 03/07/2016
The NYNB Clerk's Office in Syracuse is currently experiencing technical issues resulting in callers receiving a busy signal.  Until the technical issues have been resolved, please contact the court by calling the Utica Clerk's Office at (315) 793-...
Thu, 03/03/2016
The system maintenance that had been scheduled for 10:00 PM on Saturday, March 5 until 2:00 AM on Sunday, March 6 HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED to occur on Saturday, March 19 from 10:00 PM until 2:00 AM on Sunday, March 20.  During the four hour maintenance...
Wed, 03/02/2016
The Administrative Office of the United States Courts has scheduled system maintenance for 10:00 PM on Saturday, March 5 until 2:00 AM on Sunday, March 6.  During the four hour maintenance window, CM/ECF and PACER will be unavailable.
Tue, 02/16/2016
NOTICE REGARDING FEBRUARY 24, 2016 MOTION DATE ALBANY DIVISION ONLY Please be advised that Wednesday, February 24, 2016 is no longer available as a motion day in the Albany division.  Hearings presently scheduled for Wednesday, February 24, 2016...
Mon, 01/25/2016
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Thu, 12/10/2015
Please click here for Administrative Order 15-05 In re: The closing of the Bankruptcy Clerk's Office on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Thursday, December 31, 2015. 
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.
Thu, 12/03/2015
The new bankruptcy forms are available under the Forms section of this site - http://www.uscourts.gov/forms/bankruptcy-forms
Tue, 11/10/2015
Please click here for Administrative Order 15-03 In re: the closing of the Bankruptcy Clerk's Office on Friday, November 27, 2015.
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.  Please plan accordingly.
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."...
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,...
Fri, 10/09/2015
Mon, 09/14/2015
CINgroup has acquired the assets of New Hope Software, Inc.  Due to the significant changes required for the December 2015 forms update, New Hope Software, Inc. has elected to discontinue development and sales of its Bankruptcy 2015™ filing software...
Mon, 09/14/2015
The Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York has been notified that EZ-Filing is discontinuing support and updates to its bankruptcy petition preparation software.  Please be advised that CINgroup, the parent company of Best Case...
Fri, 09/04/2015
The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure has published the preliminary draft of the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the Federal Rules of Evidence, effective December 1, 2016.  The...
Thu, 08/13/2015
CMECF WILL BE UNAVAILABLE ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2015 FROM 5:00 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M. FOR SYSTEM MAINTENANCE.
Wed, 08/05/2015
All proofs of claim will be processed by Rust Consulting/Omni Bankruptcy.  Claims cannot be filed with the Court.  For additional information on filing claims in the Coyne International Enterprise Corporation case, please visit the website of Rust...
Tue, 07/21/2015
Most Official Bankruptcy Forms are scheduled to be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015, if approved by the Judicial Conference at its September 2015 meeting. A preview of the forms can...
Thu, 07/02/2015
This office will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015, in observance of Independence Day Holiday (July 4).
Mon, 06/29/2015
Tue, 03/03/2015
Due to inclement weather, the Bankruptcy Clerk's Offices in Syracuse and Utica will be closing Tuesday, 3/3/15 at 4:15 P.M.  Please call (518) 257-1661 if you need assistance.  Thank you.
Wed, 02/18/2015
CM/ECF will be down on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 9:00 A.M. until 12:00 Noon for system maintenance.
Tue, 02/10/2015
Judge Littlefield's loss mitigation calendar and all other matters scheduled on February 9, 2015 will be adjourned to a new loss mitigation calendar scheduled for Monday, February 23, 2015, at the same time the matter was scheduled on February 9,...
Sun, 02/08/2015
Due to inclement weather, the Clerk's Offices for all three divisions (Utica, Syracuse, and Albany) will be closed on Monday, February 9, 2015. For emergency filings and issues, please contact our Chief Deputy Clerk at 315-266-1120 and leave a...
Sun, 02/08/2015
Due to inclement weather, Judge Littlefield's February 9, 2015 calendar and all other matters scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2015 are cancelled.  The new calendar will be posted forthcoming.
Tue, 02/03/2015
Please Note: Judge Cangilos-Ruiz has adjourned all Chapter 13 confirmation hearings currently scheduled for Tuesday, February 24, 2015 to March 10, 2015, at 2:00 p.m.  Loss mitigation conferences scheduled for February 24, 2015 are adjourned to...
Tue, 02/03/2015
Judge Littlefield's loss mitigation calendar and all other matters scheduled for Monday, February 2, 2015, will be adjourned to the loss mitigation calendar scheduled for February 9, 2015, at the same time the matter was scheduled on February 2,...
Sun, 02/01/2015
Due to inclement weather, the Clerk's Offices for all three divisons (Utica, Syracuse, and Albany) will delay opening until 12:00 P.M. on Monday February 2, 2015.
Sun, 02/01/2015
Due to pending inclement weather, Judge Littlefield's loss mitigation calendar and all other matters scheduled for Monday, February 2, 2015 are cancelled.
Tue, 01/20/2015
Notice:  The Syracuse divison has posted revised motion calendar dates to reflect the removal of the April 28, 2015 Chapter 12/13 hearing date.  
Wed, 01/07/2015
PLEASE NOTE - ALL MATTERS SCHEDULED FOR THE JANUARY 8, 2015 BINGHAMTON CALENDAR WILL BE ADJOURNED TO FEBRUARY 5, 2015. IF YOUR MATTER IS URGENT AND YOU REQUIRE A DATE PRIOR TO FEBRUARY 5, PLEASE CONTACT COLLEEN JOHNSON AT (315) 266-1102 OR KATHY...
Wed, 12/03/2014
The United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of Oklahoma have prepared a short 8 1/2 minute video to summarize significant Rule, Form, and Fee changes that will go into effect on December 1, 2014.  Click the...
Mon, 12/01/2014
Effective December 1, 2014 the Fee Schedule Table for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court has changed.  Please click below to access the fee schedule table.
Tue, 11/04/2014
Please be advised there are significant changes in the bankruptcy rules and official forms effective December 1, 2014.
Mon, 10/20/2014
Members of the bar and the public are invited to submit comments for consideration by the Second Circuit Judicial Council regarding the recall of Bankruptcy Judge Alan H.W. Shiff to another term of office.
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 comments and...
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 be able to use...
Tue, 01/28/2014
Our Filing Statistics page has been updated to let you see statistics in a number of different ways.   
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  
Wed, 04/10/2013
Effective May 1, 2013, the United States Bankruptcy Courts will begin charging a new fee of $25 for each claim transferred. This fee was approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States at its September 2012 session.
Fri, 03/29/2013
Revised Dollar Amounts in Official Forms 1, 6C, 6E, 7, 10, 22A and 22C, and Director's Forms 200 and 283, effective April 1, 2013. Automatic adjustments will be made on April 1, 2013, to dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy...
Fri, 02/08/2013
We have received reports of an individual purporting to be from the U.S. District Court demanding the recipient of the call to send money to the individual or face the threat of incarceration. The caller often identifies himself as "Shawn White" and...
Wed, 12/12/2012
The Court will observe Monday, December 24, and Monday, December 31, as court holidays pursuant to an Administrative Order signed by Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert E. Littlefield...
Thu, 12/06/2012
PUBLIC NOTICE United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of New York December 6, 2012 The Local Rules Standing Committee has approved the addition of new Local Bankruptcy Rule 3001-3. The new rule will become effective January 2, 2013. The...
Thu, 12/06/2012
PUBLIC NOTICE United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of New York December 6, 2012 The Local Rules Standing Committee has approved minor modifications to several local rules. These modifications will become effective January 2, 2013....
Mon, 09/24/2012
The Supreme Court has adopted amendments to the following rules: Bankruptcy Rules 1007, 2015, 3001, 7054, and 7056; and Criminal Rules 5 and 15, and new Rule 37. The Chief Justice signed the letters and orders on April 23, 2012, and the amendments...
Mon, 09/24/2012
The Temporary Bankruptcy Judgeships Extension Act of 2012 (Pub.L. No. 112-121) was signed into law by the President on May 25, 2012. This law includes a provision that increases the fee for filing a bankruptcy case under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy...
Tue, 09/18/2012
KIM F. LEFEBVRE Clerk of Court UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK OFFICE OF THE CLERK DIANN FREEMAN Chief Deputy Subj: Revised Model Chapter 13 Plan, Model Confirmation Order Certification Pursuant to...
Tue, 08/07/2012
Recognition of attorneys offering pro bono services to debtors in the Northern District of New York U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the period from January 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012.
Sun, 04/01/2012
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING PACER FEES: The Pacer Fees will increase from $.08 to $.10 per page effective April 1, 2012. PACER users who do not accrue charges of more than $15 in a quarterly billing cycle would not be charged a fee. (The current...
Thu, 01/05/2012
Tue, 12/13/2011
Over the past few weeks the Clerk's Office has noticed an increase in documents being sent to the Clerk's Office that appear to be an attempt to file a proof of claim. Unrepresented (pro se) creditors have been sending the Clerk's Office the...
Mon, 11/07/2011
The CM/ECF system will be unavailable from Friday, November 11, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. until Monday, November 14, 2011 at 7:00a.m. The CM/ECF system will be upgraded to version 4.2 at that time. If you have an emergency filing while the system is being...
Sun, 09/11/2011
PUBLIC NOTICE United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of New York August 31, 2011 The Local Bankruptcy Rules Committee has posted a newly created form referenced in proposed Local Bankruptcy Rule 4001-1. This form can be found under the...
Tue, 08/30/2011
Bankruptcy Paralegal Program The Utica Division of the United States Bankruptcy Court is pleased to offer a program for bankruptcy paralegals, legal assistants and paralegal students. The program will include discussions on: The Top Ten Most Common...
Tue, 08/30/2011
Bankruptcy Paralegal Program The Utica Division of the United States Bankruptcy Court is pleased to offer a program for bankruptcy paralegals, legal assistants and paralegal students. The program will include discussions on: The Top Ten Most Common...
Fri, 06/17/2011
PUBLIC NOTICE United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of New York June 16, 2011 OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE LOCAL BANKRUPTCY RULES DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 1, 2011 The Court and the Local Rules Committee are soliciting comments...
Mon, 04/11/2011
PUBLIC NOTICE United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of New York April 11, 2011 OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE LOCAL BANKRUPTCY RULES The Court and the Local Rules Committee are soliciting comments on proposed revisions to the...
Mon, 01/31/2011
Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule (28 U.S.C. Section 1930) - Clarification on Deferral of Filing Fee For Adversary Complaint When Trustee is Plaintiff Subsection (6) of the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule directs that a $250...
Wed, 12/01/2010
The December 2, 2010 Binghamton Motion Calendar Will Be Held By Video Conference. Parties May Appear At The U. S. Federal Building & Courthouse In Binghamton Or The Alexander Pirnie Federal Building In Utica
Tue, 11/23/2010
An accurate mailing address is imperative to a debtor’s ability to participate in and be on notice of matters in their case. Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 4001(a)(5) charges the debtor with the responsibility to “file a statement of any...
Wed, 11/17/2010
CM/ECF will be unavailable on Sunday, November 21, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM for system maintenance
Tue, 10/05/2010
Due to a scheduling conflict, the October 7, 2010, motion term will commence at 10:30 a.m. instead of 10:00 a.m. Please be advised that the Courtroom Deputy will be present in the courtroom at 10:00 a.m. to remove any consensual adjournments or...
Mon, 04/19/2010
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010, ALL CHAPTER 11 MATTERS WILL BE HELD ON THE UTICA CHAPTER 7/11 MOTION CALENDAR For Example: Binghamton Chapter 11 Matters will now have to be scheduled for the UTICA 7/11 Motion Calendar Utica CourtCall Chapter 11 Matters...
Wed, 04/14/2010
Effective immediately, all motions for summary judgment and motions to dismiss adversary proceedings shall be set by the court. CM/ECF now has a message included in both motion events to remind the external user to not file a Notice of Motion. The...
Mon, 03/22/2010
On April 1, 2010, automatic adjustments to the dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and one provision in Title 28 of the United States Code will become effective. The amended dollar amounts will apply to cases filed on...
Wed, 01/13/2010
The March 18, 2010 Motion Term for Judge Margaret Cangilos- Ruiz has been cancelled. No other date has been set. Please schedule all hearings for another date as listed on the revised calendar schedule which is available on the Court’s Internet Site...
Tue, 10/20/2009
Tue, 08/25/2009
The court would like to make CM/ECF filers aware of certain security concerns relating to a software application or “plug-in” called RECAP, which was designed by a group from Princeton University to enable the sharing of court documents on the...
Tue, 08/25/2009
The court would like to remind fee-exempt PACER users of the terms of the exemption and of potential issues associated with a new software application called RECAP. It was designed by a group from Princeton University to enable the sharing of court...
Thu, 05/14/2009
Clarification Regarding Matters Noticed for the May 14, 2009 Syracuse Calendar Final Meetings will remain on the calendar. Properly noticed “default” motions to which there are not timely objections will proceed as noticed and orders may be...
Wed, 03/25/2009
Thu, 01/03/2008
The judges of this court are interested in knowing when cases are filed on a pro bono basis. If you file a case on a pro bono basis please proceed as follows. 1. File a cover letter with the petition indicating the case is a pro bono case. 2. If...
Tue, 08/07/2007
Motion scheduled for 9:00 A.M. on a motion calendar that is adjourned by the parties prior to the hearing date or adjurned in the courtroom will be adjourned to 10:00 A.M. on the adjourned date.
Tue, 02/06/2007
Please be advised that as a part of the ongoing county realignment in the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York, beginning on Monday, February 19, 2007, all new cases in which the debtor resides in St. Lawrence County will be...
Sat, 07/01/2006
Tue, 03/07/2006
To All External Filers: This notice is being provided as an aid for use in filing payment advices and/or negative statements concerning payment advices. While the definition of payment advices (or other evidence) is unclear, we feel that the...
Fri, 01/27/2006
Tue, 01/03/2006
Pursuant to Local Rule 9021-1(a) you are required to submit your proposed orders to the Court no later than 30 days from the disposition of your motion. Pursuant to Local Rule 9021-1(b), failure to comply with subsection (a) of this rule is cause...
Thu, 10/21/2004
Please Note: Do not staple a proposed order to your ECF Chambers copy of a Motion. If the proposed order Is stapled to the document, the Clerk’S Office considers them as part of the motion and they are not sent to Chambers for consideration. You can...
Wed, 03/10/2004
TO ALL CHAPTER 7 TRUSTEES: This is to inform you that the Clerk's office has made an addition to the CM/ECF 'Batch Filings' menu for use in filing multiple "virtual" NDRs in a single transaction. As you know, when administering §341 calendars via CM...
Thu, 01/01/2004
Notice As Per The Administrative Order, Participation In The Electronic Case Filing System By Receipt Of A Login And Password From The Court Shall Constitute A Request For Service And Notice Electronically Pursuant To Frbp 9036. Participants In...
Thu, 01/01/2004
NOTICE TO MEMBERS OF THE BAR REGARDING FILING ON CLOSED CASES Revised January 2004 When the Court converted its case management software to CM/ECF we gained the ability to make the docket available for viewing and for docketing on every case filed...
Mon, 10/20/2003
The Utica Court has not changed its procedure regarding wage orders in Chapter 13 cases. The Chapter 13 Trustee will continue to prepare the wage order and submit to Court. The Court refers you to Local Rule 9021-1(a)(b) regarding the timely...
Wed, 10/01/2003
NOTICE TO MEMBERS OF THE BAR REGARDING PRIVACY AND SENSITIVE DOCUMENTS October 2003 The Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York is working to implement the Judicial Conference policy on privacy and public access to electronic case...
Fri, 10/19/2001
NOTICE Due to the ever increasing number of motions being heard by the Court, effective November 1, 2001, the Court will enforce strict compliance with Local Rule 9013-1(f), Adjournments. Adherence to this Local Rule will prevent the Court from...
Tue, 08/22/2000
Wed, 12/29/1999
Fri, 10/16/1998
Re: New Legislation Affecting Dischargeability of Student Loans The Bankruptcy Judges Division sent out a memo to all bankruptcy judges on October 8, 1998 regarding the new legislation which makes all student loans nondischargeable in cases under...