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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, 09/23/2022

In response to updated CDC guidance, the Eastern District of Virginia District Court has modified the entry rules for its courthouses and...

Fri, 09/16/2022

Continued Bankruptcy Court Operation under the Protocol in Response to Public Health Emergency.

For the Court’s Alexandria Division only, a Standing Order, dated today, September 16, 2022, has been issued as a consequence of the outbreak...

Fri, 09/16/2022

Continued Bankruptcy Court Operation under the Protocol in Response to Public Health Emergency.

For the Court’s Alexandria Division only, a Standing Order, dated today, September 16, 2022, has been issued as a consequence of the outbreak...

Tue, 08/30/2022

Effective October 1, 2022, the Court has adopted a revision to the Local Bankruptcy Rules regarding amended Local Bankruptcy Rule 3011-1, Unclaimed Funds. As set forth in the Comments following the Rule:               

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Fri, 08/19/2022

General Order 22-1is Vacated effective August 19, 2022. The Protocol Concerning Motions Practice, effective August 19, 2022, is appended to General Order 22-2. As set forth at the Protocol’s paragraph 10: “Notice of Hearings. In...

Mon, 08/15/2022

Request for Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules and Forms—Opens 08/15/2022 and closes on 02/16/2023....

Fri, 07/22/2022

Order Adopting Amended Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1020(a) due to the Enactment of the Bankruptcy Threshold Adjustment and Technical Corrections (BTATC) Act of 2022 Standing Order No. 22-11---Update to EDVA Local Bankruptcy Rules Exhibit 12-Interim...

Fri, 07/22/2022

Order Concerning Motions Practice in the Richmond Division Only. General Order 20-5 is Vacated effective August 15, 2022. The Protocol Concerning Motions Practice, effective August 15, 2022, is appended to General Order 22-1. As set forth at the...

Fri, 07/15/2022

Comments are requested by August 12, 2022, at 5:00 P.M. Local Time.

Local Bankruptcy Rule 3011-1 is substantially rewritten and sets forth new requirements and references forms for filing applications for payment of unclaimed funds. These...

Fri, 07/01/2022

Effective Tuesday, July 5, 2022, the Court has an updated masking policy.  The policy is Division-specific and...

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