September 25, 2021

Public Notice

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, 2021- IMPORTANT INFORMATION

[Read Alexandria Division August 23, 2021 Standing Order-PDF]

Public Notice

Standing Order 21-14 Updated Entry Requirements and Mask and Social Distancing Policy for the Martin V.B. Bostetter, Jr. U.S. Courthouse

[Read Standing Order 21-14 PDF]

Public Notice

Standing Order 21-13 COVID-19 Entry Requirements and Mask and Social Distancing Policy for the Martin V.B. Bostetter, Jr. U.S. Courthouse

[Read Standing Order 21-13 PDF]

 

Public Notice

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 August 31, 2021: Standing Order-February 24, 2021- IMPORTANT INFORMATION

[Read Alexandria Division May 24, 2021 Standing Order-PDF]

Public Notice

General Order No. 21-1 — Vacating General Order 92-1-2, Effective March 10, 2021 (Alexandria Only).

[Read Public Notice PDF]

Public Notice

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 May 31, 2021: Standing Order-February 24, 2021- IMPORTANT INFORMATION

[Read Alexandria Division February 24, 2021 Standing Order-PDF]

Public Notice

Notice of Alexandria Division Office Closing for Inauguration Day – January 20, 2021

The Alexandria Division office for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia will be closed for Inauguration Day on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. The remaining offices within the District, however, will be open and electronic filing through CM/ECF will remain available. This day will be treated as a “legal holiday” for purposes of Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9006. This holiday is designated as “Inauguration Day” in section 6103(c) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees. Federal employees in the Washington, D.C. area are entitled to a holiday on the day a President is inaugurated, January 20.

Announcement

Beginning on February 1, 2021, and continuing until further notice, unless otherwise ordered, all proceedings before Bankruptcy Judge Brian F. Kenney in the Court’s Alexandria Division, will be conducted by video conference via Zoom for Government in accordance with the Standing Order dated March 16, 2020, and currently extended through February 28, 2021, by entry of the Standing Order dated November 25, 2020, and the Temporary Emergency Provisions Regarding ZoomGov Remote Proceeding Access Information webpage.  Any participant wishing to appear via Zoom for Government must pre-register and must also follow the procedures set forth on the Temporary Emergency Provisions Regarding ZoomGov Remote Proceeding Access Information webpage.

COVID-19 Important Information-August 16, 2021 Update

Vaccination and Testing Policy-August 13, 2021

Face Covering and Social Distancing Policy for all Courthouses (Updated August 2, 2021)

 

Temporary Emergency Provisions Regarding ZoomGov Remote Proceeding Access Information (Click Here)

 

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).

 

Pursuant to Standing Order 21-10, effective Monday, June 14, 2021, the Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office public areas are reopening at each courthouse location.

 

Important Information

Temporary Emergency Provisions Regarding ZoomGov Remote Proceeding Access Information (Click Here)

Pursuant to Standing Order No. 20-10, effective Monday, March 30, 2020, temporarily, the Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office public areas are closed at each courthouse location. Unrepresented persons may use the Bankruptcy drop box located at the Alexandria, Norfolk, and Richmond divisions’ courthouses to deposit documents for filing and properly submitted payments. Clerk’s Office staff will retrieve documents from the drop boxes at 9:00 AM., each business day. Standing Order 20-9, also effective Monday, March 30, 2020, establishes a temporary protocol for filings in Bankruptcy cases by unrepresented (pro se) persons.

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