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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.

Fri, 05/26/2017

Be advised that the deadline to submit dispositive orders for cases assigned to Judge Woodard will change effective June 5, 2017.

Under the current procedure, following resolution of a matter pending before the Court, a deadline is set for...

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Fri, 05/12/2017

In response to the pending amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure that will become effective on December 1, 2017, the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi propose to adopt a new...

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Fri, 04/14/2017

A Lawyer Advisory Committee (“LAC”) was appointed by Judge Woodard to provide input regarding matters of bankruptcy administration in the Aberdeen and Oxford divisions as well as the counties of Coahoma, Grenada, Montgomery and Attala.
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Mon, 02/13/2017

The Standing Order Adopting Procedures for Obtaining Discharge in Completed Chapter 13 Cases has been revised and updated on our Standing Orders page.  There are no substantive changes to the language in the...

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Tue, 01/17/2017

This memo provides an overview of procedural changes that will become effective in the United States Bankruptcy Court for Northern District of Mississippi on January 23, 2017.
 
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Fri, 01/06/2017

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Mississippi will be closing at 3:00 PM today due to inclement weather. Unless notified, the court will resume business on Monday, January 9, 2017.

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Thu, 12/08/2016

Our court is currently accepting applications for a Case Administrator.   All applications must be received by 5:00 PM on December 21, 2016.    
 
Please see our Job Openings Page for details.

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Mon, 10/31/2016

An interactive public calendar is now available on the court's website.  The public calendar contains information regarding court hearings and 341 meetings for cases and adversary proceedings filed in the Northern District of Mississippi. 
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Mon, 10/24/2016

The United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi propose to adopt amendments to the Local Rule 7056-1 to become effective December 1, 2016.  The Invitation for Public Comment and proposed amendments may...

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Tue, 07/19/2016

§ 341a Meeting of Creditors dates are now provided and accessible by clicking the menu item "Court Calendars" on the red banner at the top of the page, then clicking on "Meeting of Creditors". Choose the Chapter, then, if applicable, choose the...

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