Standing Order 21-11, following a temporary period of district-wide suspension June 14-18, 2021, inclusive, at the direction of the Court, is reinstated effective on and after June 19, 2021. That Order, which is applicable district-wide, establishes a modified temporary protocol for filings by unrepresented (pro se) persons who should read the Order prior to filing voluntary petitions and other documents with the Court (June 18, 2021, Update).
/S/ William C. Redden
Clerk of Court
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION PAGE
(Please review this page regularly for updated Court procedures and information.)
NOTICE: To reduce possible exposure to COVID-19, unless otherwise ordered by the Court, all hearings must be conducted remotely.
- Procedures for Hearings before Hon. Keith L. Phillips
- Procedures for Hearings before Hon. Kevin R Huennekens
Court Location and Mailing Address
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Important Security Information
Visitors enter the courthouse through the building’s main entrance on Broad Street. You will be required to walk through a magnetometer and your bags will be screened by an x-ray machine. You will be required to show a photo ID issued by a government agency, such as a driver’s license. Members of the public are prohibited from bringing cell phones, pagers, PDAs, laptop computers, cameras, tape recorders, and all other personal electronic devices into the courthouse. There are no lockers available to store these items while you visit the building.
Attorneys who require laptops for their courtroom presentations must receive prior approval from a judge.
Clerk's Office Information
Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET, except on holidays.
- Information about the operating status of the Richmond divisional office may be obtained by calling (804) 916-2400.
In the event of inclement weather, the Richmond Division of the U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, follows the operating status of the Richmond Division of the U. S. District Court. The status of the U. S. District Court is announced on local radio and television stations.
Information about the operating status of the Richmond divisional office may be obtained by calling (804) 916-2400.