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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.

Mon, 03/30/2020

Over the weekend, the Court successfully converted to NextGen.  CM/ECF is now operating and fully functional.


Fri, 03/27/2020

 Please see the attached link for important updated instructions regarding all meetings of creditors, which are now being conducted by telephone.  (...

Fri, 03/27/2020

Please see the linked...

Fri, 03/27/2020

 Judge Connelly April 1, 2020 hearings:


Judge Connelly is currently approving orders for matters set for the April 1, 2020 calendar in...

Thu, 03/26/2020

On March 24, 2020, the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia entered Amended Standing Order 2020-5 regarding Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19.  A copy of the amended standing order...

Mon, 03/23/2020

Pursuant to Standing Order No. 2020-5, issued on March 16, 2020, by the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia, “[a]ll in-person . . . bankruptcy proceedings on or before March 31, 2020, are CONTINUED and will be...

Thu, 03/19/2020

Please see the linked standing order for important information relating to the temporary suspension of the requirement to obtain the debtor's original signature for electronic filings. ...

Tue, 03/17/2020

Please see the linked standing order for important information relating to Judge Black's hearings for the period March 17, 2020 through and including March 31, 2020.  ...

Tue, 03/17/2020

NOTICE FROM THE UNITED STATES TRUSTEE CONTINUING ALL IN PERSON SECTION 341 MEETINGS THROUGH APRIL 10, 2020


Effective immediately, all in-person chapter 7, 12, and 13 section 341 meetings scheduled through April 10, 2020, are hereby...

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