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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, 12/02/2021

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate and Bankruptcy Procedure, in addition to several forms, took effect on December 1, 2021.

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Wed, 12/01/2021

Standing Order 21-12, titled Corrected Second Order Regarding Remote Hearings in Bankruptcy Cases due to COVID-19 Pandemic, has been entered, which, as set forth at Footnote 1, therein, “The Order amends and supersedes Standing Order 21-12 to...

Tue, 11/30/2021

Standing Order 21-21 –Order Establishing Judge Assignment Protocol for Mega Chapter 11 Cases-Effective 02/15/2022

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Wed, 11/17/2021

On December 6th, 2021, at approximately 2 PM, the Eastern District of Virginia Bankruptcy Court will be transitioning to a new internet website. This new website, which will continue to be located at, will...

Tue, 11/02/2021

The Court will be migrating its current CM/ECF System to the Judiciary’s NextGeneration CM/ECF System on March 21, 2021: Very Important Information

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Thu, 09/02/2021

Supplemental Court Policy to Standing Order 21-16 — Requirements of Counsel Re: Vaccination & Testing Policy – Standing Order 21-16

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Mon, 08/30/2021

Comments Invited on Proposed Interim Regulations for Bankruptcy Trustee Payments

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Mon, 08/23/2021

Standing Order 21-16 Bankruptcy Court Operations under the Exigent Circumstances Created by the Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Vaccination & Testing Policy for Admitted Counsel and Employees & Contractors of Their...

Mon, 08/23/2021

Continued Bankruptcy Court Operation under the Protocol in Response to Public Health Emergency as to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Emergency for the Alexandria Division Only—Further Extension through December 31, 2021: Standing Order-February 24,...