News & Announcements: January, 2020

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.

Wed, 01/22/2020

Due to a scheduled upgrade of CM/ECF to version 5.3, CM/ECF will be unavailable between 6:00 PM Friday 1/24/2020 and 12:00 Noon Sunday 1/26/2020. We're sorry for any inconvenience this may present.

Tue, 01/21/2020

Public Notice for Reappointment of Bankruptcy Judge Brian K. Tester (Puerto Rico)

Thu, 01/09/2020

The Court has entered a new Standing Order adopting ‘Interim Rules’ designed to facilitate uniform implementation of the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019. The Interim Rules have...

Fri, 01/03/2020

The Bankruptcy Court is inviting comments about its Chapter 13 Plan Form (Local Form 2), which has been the required form for all Chapter 13 plans in the District of Maine since December 1, 2017. The Court seeks opinions...

Fri, 01/03/2020

Effective December 20, 2019, local rules 3002-1(e) and 9045-1 have been amended. The changes to LBR 3002-1(e) revise the time limit within which creditors added by amendment in chapter 7, 12, and 13 cases must file a proof of claim and remove the...