You are here

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.

Mon, 03/28/2022

On April 1, 2022, automatic adjustments to the dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and one provision in Title 28 of the U.S. Code will become effective and apply in cases filed on or after April 1, 2022. The notice...

Thu, 03/17/2022

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia has entered Standing Order 2022-8, which addresses the wearing of masks in WDVA courthouses. To see a copy of the order, please...

Mon, 03/07/2022

The Eighth Annual Western District of Virginia Bankruptcy Conference will be held in-person on June 10, 2022. Further information and details, including how to register, will follow. Please mark your calendars now and save the date.


Mon, 01/31/2022

The Court has entered Standing Order No. 22-001 regarding the fees for debtor’s counsel in chapter 13 cases and the adoption of amended guidelines for fee applications in chapter 13 cases. The standing order will be applicable to chapter 13...

Mon, 12/13/2021

Please be advised that the Abingdon hearing date on February 3, 2022, will be conducted in-person. There will be no Zoom video appearances on that date. Please use the physical hearing location in all pleadings and when docketing for this...

Thu, 11/18/2021

On Sunday, November 21, 2021, between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., CM/ECF will be unavailable for electronic filing to allow upgrades to be made.


Tue, 11/02/2021

Pursuant to the U.S. District Court’s Standing Order No. 2021-16, masks are required to be worn in all public areas (outside of the courtrooms) in the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts in this district.


Fri, 10/29/2021

Please be advised that the Abingdon hearing date of 12/16/2021 will be conducted in-person. There will be no Zoom video appearances. Please use the physical hearing location in all pleadings and in docketing for this particular date. If you...

Tue, 07/20/2021

On July 20, 2021, amendments were made to Local Rule 2015-2 (relating to the filing of post-confirmation reports in chapter 11 cases, excluding subchapter V and small business cases) and Local Rule 4002-1 (relating to the debtor’s responsibility...

Thu, 06/17/2021

In observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office for the Western District of Virginia will be closed for business on Friday, June 18, 2021.  Case filings will be accepted through the court’s...

Pages