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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.

Thu, 05/14/2015

The Court is considering adopting a new Standing Order dealing with fee applications in chapter 13 cases.  

Your comments are invited...

Wed, 04/15/2015


Roanoke court is now scheduled on August 10 (and not August 11 as previously scheduled)

Danville court is now scheduled on August 12 (and not...

Tue, 04/07/2015

For matters relating to:

In re: Xinergy Ltd.

Case No. 15-70444 (PMB)

Please go to:

Tue, 04/07/2015

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2nd Annual Western District of Virginia

Bankruptcy Conference


Mon, 01/26/2015

Procedure Change for Docketing Multi-Part Motions

A multi-part motion is one pleading containing two or more motions/applications. Certain motions...

Fri, 01/16/2015

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia now offers debtors the opportunity to request receipt of court notices and orders via email, instead of U.S. mail, through a program called “Debtor Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing” or...

Thu, 11/20/2014


Effective December 1, 2014

    A $50 increase, from $157 to $207, in the fee assessed when a direct appeal from a bankruptcy court is accepted by a Court of Appeals. The new fee brings parity to the fees assessed for other...

Wed, 11/12/2014

Effective: December 1, 2014

(1) That all cases and associated adversary proceedings pending and thereinafter filed in

the Harrisonburg, and Charlottesville divisions as well as all chapter 7, 12, and 13 cases filed in


Tue, 11/04/2014


Effective December 1 the following changes to the Federal Bankruptcy Rules will take effect.

Rule 1014(b)...