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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, 04/27/2021
Effective April 23, 2021, The District Court has approved the latest amendments to the Bankruptcy Court’s local rules with its approval of the new D. Me. LBR 3002.1-1, and changes to D. Me. LBR 7016-1 and 7026-1.  For the most up to date version of...
Tue, 04/06/2021
EIGHTH GENERAL ORDER effective April 2, 2021.
Wed, 03/31/2021
The Judges of the Bankruptcy Court in the District of Maine will host a video brown bag lunch on Monday, April 26th at noon.  Please join us to discuss several topics, including reopening the courtrooms, local rules proposals and the status of...
Mon, 03/29/2021
Effective April 5, 2021, the courthouses of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maine will be open and parties have the option of coming to one of the court’s locations to participate in scheduled hearings. The Clerk’s Offices...
Tue, 03/23/2021
The Court has amended section II(D)(1) of its ECF Administrative Procedures to permit registered filers an alternative to obtaining an original signature before electronically filing documents. If a...
Wed, 03/17/2021
At its March 9, 2021 meeting, the Local Rules Committee endorsed: (1) the addition of a new Local Rule 3002.1-1 Notices of Mortgage Payments Change—Home Equity Line of Credit (“HELOC”); (2) the amendment to Local Rule 7016-1 Pretrial Procedures...
Thu, 02/25/2021
Changes have been made to Judge Cary's self-scheduling hearing dates for July 2021.