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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.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

New revised Mortgage Modification Mediation Program Procedures and MMM forms 2, 9 and 10 (temporary link here) will take effect on February 1, 2018.  The Court appreciates...

Monday, January 22, 2018

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona will remain open and continue operations for approximately three weeks, through February 9, 2018, at which time the Federal Judiciary will reassess its situation.


Friday, January 19, 2018

Effective immediately, attorneys will be prompted to select the applicable boxes below during the docketing process if the specific request is included in the Chapter 13 Plan, Amended Plan or Modified Plan.  If no requests are included in the...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

We need your assistance! The federal bench is seeking feedback about practicing in the federal courts in Northern Arizona. Please click on the link below and provide us your candid and anonymous responses to the survey. The survey will close at...

Monday, December 18, 2017

The Federal Bar Association will be presenting the seminar, “The Most Important Bankruptcy Cases of All Time: A Debate” on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 12:00pm – 1:15pm at U.S. District Court in Phoenix. Please click...

Friday, December 15, 2017

  • The Phoenix Intake/Finance Office will be closed on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, from 12pm to 2pm

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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

  • Monday, December 25, 2017 and
  • Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

New amendments to the Local Rules of Practice for the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona become effective on December 1, 2017.  The amended rules apply to all Chapter 13 cases.  Practitioners are encouraged to review the amendments as...

The Case Management/Electronic Case Filing Live System (CM/ECF) will be upgraded to version 5.1.3 (updates to support bankruptcy rules changes effective December 1, 2017) on...