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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, 08/16/2019

We currently have an Employment Opportunity for a Financial Specialist, please see the vacancy announcement below

Financial Specialist Vacancy Notice

Thu, 08/01/2019

 The Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia is requesting proposals for the replacement and upgrade of various audiovisual components in the U.S. Bankruptcy Courtroom in Roanoke, VA (location address: 210 Church Avenue, SW, Roanoke...

Wed, 06/12/2019

In the fourth quarter of 2019, the Court will upgrade its Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF) to the Next Generation (NextGen) of CM/ECF.  There are a couple of things that you can do now to prepare for the upgrade.  Please...

Tue, 05/28/2019

The deadline for registering for the Western District of Virginia Bankruptcy Conference is Friday, May 31, 2019.  If you have not already registered, please do so by May 31st.  The conference will be on June 7, 2019, in Roanoke.  A link providing...

Mon, 04/29/2019
Commencing Wednesday, May 1, 2019, the Lynchburg office will stop accepting cash.  Additionally, commencing on May 1, 2019, any payments (other than electronic payments through CM/ECF) relating to a case filed in Lynchburg must be mailed to...
Wed, 03/13/2019

Effective April 1, 2019, there will be automatic adjustments to certain dollar amounts in the Bankruptcy Code, Title 28 of the U.S. Code, and Official and Director's Bankruptcy Forms.  Please see the link below for additional information.

Tue, 03/05/2019
Commencing Monday, March 18, 2019, the Harrisonburg office will stop accepting cash.  Additionally, commencing on March 18, 2019, any payments (other than electronic payments through CM/ECF) relating to a case filed in Harrisonburg must be...
Thu, 01/24/2019

Effective immediately Local Rule 9072-1(E) has been amended.  Previously the rule required counsel, who submitted an order to the Court for entry, to mail copies of the order to all parties directed by the Court and to certify the same to the...