December 1, 2020

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.

Public Notice

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure Effective December 1, 2020

[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 February 28, 2020: Standing Order-November 25, 2020- IMPORTANT INFORMATION

[Read Alexandria Division November 25, 2020 Standing Order-PDF]

Public Notice

Amendment to Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule, Item 11, New Exception to Fee for Filing a Motion to Reopen Case, Effective December 1, 2020

[read November 23, 2020, Public Notice –PDF]

Public Notice

Change to the Court’s Filings Fees in Installments Schedule due to Impending Adjustment to Item 8, Administrative Fee, Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule, Effective December 1, 2020

[Read November 19, 2020, Public Notice –PDF]

Public Notice

Standing Order No. 20-26, Effective November 16, 2020, Amended LBR 2090-1(B), (C), (E), )F), (H), and (I) and New Exhibit 14—Continuing Practice Protocol with Attached Forms.

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Public Notice

Inflation-based Adjustments to Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule due to Take Effect December 1, 2020 (28 U.S.C. Sec. 1930)

[Read October 19, 2020, Public Notice – PDF]

Public Notice

Invitation for Comment on Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rule 2090-1(B), (C), (E), (F), (H), and (I). Attorneys – Right to Practice Before the Court; Pro Se Parties. Comments due by 5:00 P.M., Local Time, November 12, 2020.

[Read October 16, 2020, Public Notice - PDF]

 

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 20, 2020, and continuing until further notice, unless otherwise ordered, all proceedings before Bankruptcy Judge Klinette H. Kindred 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 November 30, 2020, by entry of the Standing Order dated September 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, for Chapter 13 and Motions Day dockets before Judge Kindred, must also follow the procedures set forth on the Temporary Emergency Provisions Regarding ZoomGov Remote Proceeding Access Information webpage.

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