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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.

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...

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.

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.

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. ...

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...

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...

Mon, 04/18/2016

Judge Woodard has appointed a Lawyer Advisory Committee to provide input to him regarding matters of bankruptcy administration from bankruptcy practitioners in the Aberdeen and Oxford divisions as well as the counties of Coahoma, Grenada,...

Tue, 11/18/2014


Rule 1014(b): Clarifies procedure when petitions involving the same debtor are filed in different courts. Provides that proceedings in the subsequently filed cases are stayed only upon order of...

Mon, 11/10/2014

The CM/ECF System for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of Northern District of Mississippi is scheduled for a major upgrade on November 22-23, 2014. During this time the system will be unavailable for use.



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