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.

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...

Thu, 03/06/2014

The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit, Judges Feeney, Bailey, and Hoffman presiding, will hear oral arguments in the case of In re Blais, EP 13-056, in Portland, ME, on Thursday, March 13, at 2:00 PM. The hearing will take place at...

Tue, 03/04/2014
Thu, 02/13/2014

Chief Judge Kornreich and Judge Cary have announced that they will hold brown bag lunches with the Bar in April and May: April 10 in Bangor, April 30 in Portland, and May 15 in Augusta. The lunches will start at 12:00 PM or after the morning's...