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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.

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

CM/ECF will be upgraded to version 1.7.1 beginning Thursday, April 13 at 6:00pm (MST) through Sunday, April 16 at 8:00pm (MST).  During the upgrade, CM/ECF will not be available.  We apologize for any inconvenience and ask that you plan your...

Thursday, February 23, 2023

The Department of Justice has announced that there are insufficient funds available for transfer under 11 U.S.C. § 589(a)(f)(1) to pay chapter 7 trustee compensation under...

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Please join the Phoenix FBA Chapter on Thursday, February 16, 2023, for a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary presentation on bankruptcy crimes.  The presentation is $10 for FBA members (includes lunch) and $15 for non-FBA members (includes lunch...

Thursday, January 19, 2023

A free webinar sponsored by National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) will be held on January 24, 2023 at 11:00am MST/1:00pm EST on "Debtor's Attorney Fees with an Emphasis on Fee Bifurcation in Chapter 7".  More information is available at...

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Roadways to the Bench: Who Me? A Bankruptcy or Magistrate Judge?

Monday, April 3, 2023 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MST

In a continued effort to promote judicial...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023


The United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit is sponsoring an essay and video contest for high school...

Monday, January 9, 2023

Interested lawyers and law students are invited to observe a national panel discussion and participate in local roundtables with bankruptcy, magistrate, district, and appellate judges about pathways to the federal bench.


Thursday, December 1, 2022

In observance of the upcoming holidays, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona will be closed on the following dates:

  • Friday, December 23 - Court closes at 12 noon
  • Monday, December 26 -...

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

CM/ECF will be unavailable on Wednesday, November 30th from 8pm to 10pm MST to apply necessary updates for the Bankruptcy Rule and Form changes effective December 1, 2022.

We apologize for any inconvenience and ask that you plan your...

Friday, November 18, 2022

Friday, December 9th, The Yuma Clerks Office will be closed for employee training. The Phoenix and Tucson offices will remain open.