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Friday, August 28, 2015

Please be advised that most Official Bankruptcy Forms are scheduled to be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted, and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015, if approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States in...

Due to critical systems maintenance requirements, the Arizona Bankruptcy Court CM/ECF systems will experience disruptions in service between the hours of 2:00pm and 4:00pm MST on Sunday, August 30, 2015. Monitor the...

Friday, August 21, 2015

If you’ve recently upgraded your computer’s operating system to Windows 10, you may have noticed Microsoft introduced a new browser called the Edge.  The Edge is set as the default browser during the upgrade.  Because the Edge doesn’t support...

Monday, August 17, 2015

Proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the Federal Rules of Evidence published for comment:   Proposed Changes

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Building maintenanc has been completed and the ECF systems have been failed back for normal operations.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Due to required maintenance being completed in the Phoenix courthouse on Saturday, August 1, 2015, the Arizona Bankruptcy Court CM/ECF systems will not be available for electronic filing between the hours of 4:00am to 5:00pm MST. 


Thursday, June 25, 2015


Each year the Judges of the United States District Court and Bankruptcy Court in Arizona select lawyers with experience in the Federal Courts to serve as Lawyer Representatives to the...

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Effective immediately this notice provides a change in the clerk’s office procedures as it relates to redaction of personal identifiers.  The Court reminds electronic filers of the responsibility to redact sensitive information in any document...

Friday, May 1, 2015

Effective Monday, May 11, 2015, the mailing address for the Yuma Office will change to:

U.S. Bankruptcy Court  
230 N 1st Ave, Ste 101  
Phoenix, AZ 85003.


Tuesday, April 21, 2015

When requesting a hearing before Judge Brenda Moody Whinery or Judge Scott H. Gan, parties must contact the Judge's courtroom deputy for a hearing date and time. {C}{C}{C}

This procedure change is for all locations.  Requests...