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.

Tue, 05/27/2014

The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges has announced that it is now accepting applications for its Honorable Cornelius Blackshear Presidential Fellowships for minority lawyers who practice bankruptcy law....

Tue, 05/27/2014

Effective Sunday, June 1, several bankruptcy fees are going up. The cost to file an adversary proceeding is going to $350 (from $293), and the cost to file new cases are shown below.

Chapter           Fee(effective 6/1/2014)...

Wed, 05/07/2014

Bangor Clerk's Office closed on Friday, May 9th, 2014 Due to a staffing shortage, the Bangor office of the United States Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Friday, May 9. For telephone assistance, please call our Portland office (207-780-...

Fri, 05/02/2014
Thu, 04/17/2014

At its March 2014 session, the Judicial Conference of The United States approved several fee increases for bankruptcy cases. These fee increases become effective June 1, 2014. First, the fee for filing an adversary is being raised to match that...

Wed, 04/16/2014

Local Bankruptcy Rule 9045-1 has been amended. The rule as previously written allowed parties to continue matters without filing a motion if all parties to the matter consented. The new rule adds three limitations to that ability. First, it...

Wed, 04/02/2014
Wed, 04/02/2014
Thu, 03/20/2014

The Augusta brown bag lunch with Chief Judge Kornreich and Judge Cary, scheduled for May 15, 2014, will be held at the offices of Pat Perrino, 128 State St., Augusta, ME

Wed, 03/12/2014

Due to expected inclement weather and a staffing shortage the Bangor office of the United States Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Thursday, March 13. For telephone assistance, please call our Portland office (207-780-3482). If you need to file...

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