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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.

Thu, 09/24/2020

On Saturday, September 26, 2020, the Court will make a mandatory upgrade to NextGen.  As a result CM/ECF (e.g., electronic filing) will be unavailable for the entire day.  This is a significant upgrade.  While we believe it will be completed by...

Thu, 09/17/2020

On December 1, 2020, some fees charged by the Bankruptcy Court will increase.  A copy of the schedule, which shows the fees that will increase and by how much, is attached at the following link. ...

Wed, 09/16/2020

Judge Connelly and Judge Black have approved guidelines for parties involved in remote evidentiary hearings (e.g., hearings conducted by video).  The guidelines have been posted on the Court’s website and can be found at this link: ...

Thu, 09/10/2020

On Saturday, September 12, 2020, the Court will be making certain upgrades to NextGen.  As a result CM/ECF (e.g., electronic filing) will be disabled for much of that day.  The upgrades will be made between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., and normal...

Mon, 08/24/2020

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia is soliciting court reporting services for Fiscal Year 2021 for all court hearing locations.  To view the solicitation packets, please...

Tue, 08/18/2020

Judge Black invites members of the bar and their employees to a virtual brown bag lunch to be held using Zoom software on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, from noon to 1:00 p.m.  If you plan on attending, please send an email,...

Mon, 07/13/2020

“Judge Connelly invites members of the bar and their employees to a virtual brown bag lunch to be held using Zoom software on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, from 1:00 - 2:00 PM.  The Zoom access information is the same Zoom access information as used...

Fri, 06/26/2020

Check out PACER’s newly redesigned, informational and resource website, https://pacer.uscourts.gov.


The website provides information about how the...

Fri, 06/19/2020

Until further notice or unless ordered otherwise, all hearings before Judge Connelly will be conducted by video conference and will not be in person.  Beginning immediately, any party scheduling or docketing a matter in CM/ECF for hearing before...

Thu, 06/04/2020

 


The below information contains changes to how Judge Connelly will conduct the hearings scheduled for the below dates in June 2020.  Please review the information below to ensure...

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