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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.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Most of the 15 federal district courts in the Ninth Circuit will conduct preliminary judging of essays and videos. Some of these courts will do this by way of a local contest, which may also offer prizes and other recognition.  The top three...

Monday, November 23, 2015

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Department of Technology Services, has prepared an overview of the changes in the Case Management/Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) application in regards to the new forms effective December 1, 2015....

Friday, November 20, 2015

The court has installed a new application to support filing of a proof of claim online. Electronic Proof of Claim (ePOC) is a program that allows creditors and other parties to file a new or amend an existing proof of claim electronically,...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The revised Notice of a Bankruptcy Case Filing, official forms B309A - B309I, effective December 1, 2015, will include the primary email address of the case trustee and the attorney for the debtor(s). Please be advised that the...

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The Case Management/Electronic Case Filing Live system (CM/ECF) will be upgraded to version 5.1.1 on Monday, November 30, 2015 between the hours of 6:00pm and midnight. View only access to case information and documents will be available during...

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The upgrade to Bankruptcy CM/ECF version 5.1.1 has been applied to the Arizona TEST and TRAIN systems and is now available for testing with your local applications. Version 5.1.1 contains modifications to support the new Bankruptcy forms...

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Effective December 1, 2015, the Phoenix clerk's office will no longer accept cash. Filing fees must be paid with either a cashier's check or money order made payable to US Bankruptcy Court. Other fees may be paid by cashier's check,...

The Phoenix Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will hold an Ethics Seminar at the Sandra Day O'Connor courthouse on Thursday, November 19, 2015.  There will be three 1-hour panel presentations which may qualify for up to 3.0 hours of CLE...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Nearly all official bankruptcy forms will be replaced on December 1, 2015. Versions are substantially revised, reformatted, and renumbered. On December 1, 2015, the revised official forms will become mandatory. The only exception will be court...

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

In honor of National Pro Bono Celebration week (October 25 - 31), the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona announces its 2015 Pro Bono Honor Roll on the Court website. The Pro...

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