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Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

  • Thu, 08/24/2017
    The Bankruptcy Clerk's office for the Western District of NC would like to invite debtor attorneys, and their staff, to attend a bankruptcy training session this fall. Although the training will be geared for new debtor attorneys, the agenda offers...
  • Thu, 07/20/2017
      The December 1, 2017 amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure include the adoption of a national Chapter 13 plan form, but the amended rules also allow individual districts to opt out of the national plan form and to create their...
  • Thu, 05/25/2017
    On May 23, 2017, the Court approved an addendum to be filed by any investor asserting claims against or interests in the following entities in bankruptcy:  TSI Holdings, LLC; WSC Holdings, LLC; SouthPark Partners, LLC; and Sharon Road Properties,...
  • Tue, 05/23/2017
      The Circuit Executive for the Fourth Circuit announced today that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has selected Shelley Koon Abel of Charlotte, North Carolina, to fill a vacancy for bankruptcy administrator in the Western District...
  • Wed, 03/15/2017
      The Asheville October 3, 2017 court date is cancelled. If there is a need for a special setting before the regular October 17 – 18, 2017 court term, please contact the judge's chambers in Charlotte at (704) 350-7575.  
  • Tue, 01/10/2017
    Effective date: December 1, 2016
  • Thu, 12/15/2016
      Beginning in January 2017, Charlotte Chapter 7 motion days will typically be heard on the first and third Mondays of the month beginning at 9:30 a.m.  Previously, these motions were heard on Thursdays.  
  • Thu, 12/15/2016
    Beginning in January 2017, all Chapter 7 and 11 hearings in the Statesville Division will begin at 11:00 a.m. instead of 10:30 a.m. Please be advised that the court will generate amended notices of hearing for those Chapter 7 and 11 matters that...
  • Mon, 12/05/2016
      The amended rules and accompanying committee notes—along with extensive supporting documentation related to their adoption—are posted on the “Current Rules” page of the Judiciary’s website at:
  • Wed, 11/16/2016
      Please note the following change for calendar year 2017: The Statesville Chapter 7 & 11 341 hearing dates will be moving from Mondays to Thursdays beginning on January 12, 2017.