September 25, 2021

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.

Announcement

Beginning on October 28, 2020, and continuing until further notice, unless otherwise ordered, all proceedings before Bankruptcy Judge Keith L. Phillips, in the Court’s Richmond Division, will be conducted by video conference via Zoom for Government in accordance with General Order 20-5 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, for Chapter 13 and Motions Day dockets before Judge Phillips, must also follow the procedures set forth on the Temporary Emergency Provisions Regarding ZoomGov Remote Proceeding Access Information webpage.

Announcement

Beginning on October 14, 2020, and continuing until further notice, unless otherwise ordered, all proceedings before Bankruptcy Judge Kevin R. Huennekens, in the Court’s Richmond Division, will be conducted by video conference via Zoom for Government in accordance with General Order 20-5 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, for Chapter 13 and Motions Day dockets before Judge Huennekens, must also follow the procedures set forth on the Temporary Emergency Provisions Regarding ZoomGov Remote Proceeding Access Information webpage.

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 a.m., 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.

Public Notice: — Due to Inclement Weather, the Norfolk, Newport News, and Richmond Division Courthouses will be Closed, Tuesday, August 4, 2020; The Court will Remain Open with Staff in Telework Status

Public Notice

Richmond Division Only-General Order No. 20-5—Order Concerning Exception to Standing Order 20-7 and Bankruptcy Court Operations under the Exigent Circumstances Created by the Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)—Beginning May 31, 2020, Order Remains in Effect until Further Notice.

[Read Richmond General Order 20-5 – PDF]

Public Notice

Order Setting Deadlines for Installment Payments of the Voluntary Petition Filing Fee in Consumer Cases—Per Standing Order 20-20, in effect, the delay in installment payment dates, as provided for in Standing Order No. 20-13, continues past May 31, 2020, until further notice, for individual cases under Bankruptcy Code chapters 7 & 13

[Read May 27, 2020, Standing Order No. 20-20 - PDF]

Public Notice

Order Extending Temporary Protocol for Filings in Bankruptcy Cases by Unrepresented Persons—Per Standing Order 20-19, Standing Order No. 20-9 is Extended past May 31, 2020, Until Further Notice

[Read May 27, 2020, Standing Order No. 20-19-PDF]

EDVA District Court General Order No. 2020-14

Effective May 15, 2020—In re: Face Covering and Social Distancing in Courthouses Across the District—Bryan, Hoffman, Robinson-Merhige, and Newport News Courthouses

[Read General Order No. 2020-14-PDF]

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