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, 12/02/2014

Bankruptcy Filings and Adversary Proceedings.

Mon, 12/01/2014

Changes have been made to Judge Kornreich's self-scheduling hearing dates for January and February 2015.

Wed, 11/26/2014

The Bankruptcy Court will be CLOSED on Friday, December 26, 2014, and Friday, January 2, 2015. These dates are in addition to the usual federal holiday closings at the end of the year.

Fri, 11/21/2014

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure will take effect on December 1, 2014. These amendments address: 1) petitions involving the same debtors filed in different courts; 2) time limits for serving a summons and complaint; 3)...

Tue, 11/18/2014

Changes have been made to Judge Cary's self-scheduling hearing dates for September 2014.

Tue, 10/28/2014

The Judicial Employment Application form available on this Court's website has been updated. For those interested in applying for the Bankruptcy Judge position in Bangor, Maine, please...

Wed, 10/01/2014
  • The First Circuit Court of Appeals has announced a bankruptcy judge vacancy in the District of Maine (Bangor). The position description and...
Mon, 08/18/2014

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules has proposed amendments to the federal bankruptcy rules and forms, and requested that the proposal be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The public comment period...