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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.

Fri, 02/14/2020

On February 18, 2020, between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., CM/ECF will be unavailable because the Court will be installing necessary upgrades to implement the Small Business Reorganization Act, which becomes effective on February 19,...

Wed, 02/12/2020

Effective February 14, 2020, Local Rule 9072-1(B) is revised to include the requirement that all counsel shall file orders that are compliant with the e-Orders format.  The e-Orders format is described in the revised rule. 



Tue, 02/11/2020

Please see our announcement for the Case Administrator position opening.


Case Administrator (Feb 2020)

Tue, 01/28/2020

 The Seventh Annual Western District of Virginia Bankruptcy Conference will be held on June 12, 2020, at the Holiday Inn Valley View, 3315 Ordway Drive NW, Roanoke, VA  24017. 

Please mark your calendars and save the date.  Details...

Tue, 01/07/2020

Due to inclement weather, the Harrisonburg Clerk's Office will be closing at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.


Fri, 11/15/2019

The Harrisonburg...

Wed, 11/06/2019

Effective November 13, 2019, for chapter 7 cases, and effective December 1, 2019, for chapter 13 cases, meetings of creditors will no longer be held at the Rockingham County Administration Center.  Instead they will be held at the Harrisonburg...

Wed, 10/30/2019





               The United States Department of...

Mon, 08/26/2019

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Rules has proposed amendments to certain rules, and it has requested that the amendments be circulated to the bench, bar and public for comment.  The public...