October 19, 2021

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.

Public Notice

Standing Order No. 21-1 — Order on Fees for Debtor’s Counsel in Chapter 13 Cases, Effective January 1, 2021

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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.