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News & Announcements

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, 09/24/2013


The current 14-year term of office of Robert E. Nugent, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Kansas at Wichita, Kansas, is due...

Wed, 08/28/2013


Letter from Chief Judge Freudenthal to our Congressional Delegation regarding the impact of sequestration.

View the Letter

Mon, 08/19/2013


The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Bankruptcy and Civil Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms, and requested that the proposals...

Thu, 06/27/2013


General Order 13-01:  In order to facilitate the provisions of 11 U.S.C. § 1112(b), the court finds that it is necessary to establish the following procedures for dismissal or conversion of a...

Thu, 04/04/2013


Effective May 1, 2013, the bankruptcy courts will begin charging a new fee of $25...

Thu, 03/14/2013

On April 1, 2013, automatic adjustments to the dollar amounts stated in various
provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and one provision in Title 28 of the...

Mon, 03/11/2013

The District of Wyoming will be upgrading CM-ECF to version 5.1 on March 17.

New Features

  • Ability to add up to 5 SSN and 5 Tax ID/EIN for each debtor and...
Fri, 11/30/2012

Amendments to Bankruptcy Rules 1007, 2015, 3001, 7054, and 7056 have been approved by the Judicial Conference and the Supreme Court, and, unless Congress acts to the contrary, will become effective 12/1/12.  Word and PDF documents showing the...

Wed, 11/14/2012

Please be advised that several fees have increased.  Updates to the fee schedule will go into effect on November 21, 2012.  The fee schedule can be found under Court Info on our home page. 

Wed, 09/12/2012

General Order 12-02: The court finds it necessary to implement a procedure for the entry of a discharge for an individual Chapter 11 debtor as the discharge may not be entered until such...