February 23, 2020

IMPORTANT UPDATE – DELAYED OPENING: Due to Inclement Weather – The Newport News U.S. Courthouse will be opening on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM.

Due to inclement weather, the Newport News U.S. Courthouse will be opening on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM. All hearings scheduled to be heard before the Honorable Frank J. Santoro, Chief Judge, on Friday, February 21, 2020 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Newport News Division will be convened at 11:00 AM even if the hearing was originally scheduled for an earlier time.

IMPORTANT UPDATE – Inclement Weather – Newport News Division Docket for Friday, February 21, 2020

Please be advised of the following with respect to matters scheduled to be heard before the Honorable Frank J. Santoro, Chief Judge, on Friday, February 21, 2020, in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Newport News Division:

(1) If the Newport News Division opens without delay on Friday, February 21, 2020, all hearings scheduled before Chief Judge Santoro will be convened as scheduled.

(2) If the Newport News Division operates on a delayed opening on Friday, February 21, 2020, all hearings scheduled before Chief Judge Santoro will be convened at 11:00 a.m. even if the hearing was originally scheduled for an earlier time.

(3) If the Newport News Division is closed on Friday, February 21, 2020, all hearings scheduled before Chief Judge Santoro will be rescheduled to Friday, March 20, 2020, at the same time as originally scheduled unless other arrangements are made on a case-by-case basis.

In the event of inclement weather, the Newport News Division of the U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, follows the operating status of the Newport News 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 Newport News divisional office may be obtained by calling (757) 222-7500.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to Inclement Weather – The Newport News U.S. Courthouse will be closed Friday, September 6, 2019.

Due to inclement weather, the Newport News U.S. Courthouse will be closed on Friday, September 6, 2019.

Rescheduled Docket – Newport News Division

All hearings scheduled before the Honorable Stephen C. St. John, Chief Judge on Friday, August 9, 2019 in the U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Newport News Division have been rescheduled to Friday, August 16, 2019. Matters originally scheduled for 09:30 a.m. will be held at 11:00 a.m. and matters original scheduled for 10:00 a.m. will be held at 11:30 a.m.

Announcement – Updated Hearing Cancellation Module

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Inclement Weather – Rescheduled Docket – Newport News Division – Friday, October 12, 2018

Due to the impending inclement weather all hearings scheduled before the Honorable Stephen C. St. John, Chief Judge on Friday, October 12, 2018 in the U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Newport News Division have been rescheduled to Friday, October 19, 2018 in Newport News at the same time as originally scheduled.

Norfolk-Newport News Combined Standing Order No. 18-1, Effective 10/29/18

Norfolk-Newport News Combined Standing Order No. 18-1, Effective 10/29/18: Chapter 13 Confirmation Hearings: Follow-up to August 15, 2018, Public Notice

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to Inclement Weather – The Newport News U.S. Courthouse will be closed Thursday, September 13, 2018 and Friday, September 14, 2018.

Due to inclement weather, the Newport News U.S. Courthouse will be closed on Thursday, September 13, 2018 and Friday, September 14, 2018.

 

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to Inclement Weather – The Newport News U.S. Courthouse will close at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

Due to inclement weather, the Newport News U.S. Courthouse will close at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

 

 

Public Notice

Impending Change in Chapter 13 Plan Confirmation Procedures in the Norfolk and Newport News Divisions.
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