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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.

Tue, 03/12/2019

Our court is currently accepting applications for a Case Administrator.   All applications must be received by 5:00 PM (CST) on March 29, 2019.    
Please see our Job Openings Page for details.

Tue, 01/29/2019

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Tue, 01/29/2019

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Tue, 12/18/2018

The U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Mississippi has updated its Administrative Procedures for the Electronic Case Files (ECF) system as follows:  


  • Information regarding Filing Agents was added to the ...
Tue, 12/18/2018

The judges of the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi have amended the Standing Order regarding the "no look" fee for debtors' counsel in chapter 13 cases.


The amendment increases the maximum "no look" fee from $3,400...

Wed, 12/12/2018

There were several amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and Official Forms effective December 1, 2018.  The full text of the rules, as well as the revised forms may be found at...

Fri, 11/02/2018

The court has updated its procedures for settlements and continuances for Judge Maddox and Judge Woodard effective immediately.  The deadline to report a settlement or request a continuance is before noon on the business day prior to the...

Fri, 09/14/2018

The United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi propose to adopt amendments to the Uniform Local Bankruptcy Rules to become effective December 1, 2018.

The Invitation for Public Comment and the ...

Wed, 09/05/2018

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Wed, 08/15/2018

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Evidence Rules proposed amendments to their respective rules below:

  • Appellate Rules 35, 40;
  • Bankruptcy Rules 2002, 2004, 8012;
  • Civil...


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