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.

Wed, 07/02/2014

Updated through June 2014 - Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

Wed, 04/30/2014

Effective June 1, 2014, when paying filing fees in installments, there will be an increase in the initial payment.  Click here for more information.

Fri, 04/11/2014

The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved changes to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule effective June 1, 2014.  Click here...

Fri, 03/14/2014

The US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is pleased to bring you the March 2014 edition of "Newsletter".

Thu, 03/13/2014

Effective April 1, 2014 the court will implement check scanning using OTCnet for all checks presented to the court. Under this new process, source documents (e.g. checks) are converted to Automated Clearing House (ACH) debit entries, or processed...