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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.

  • Tue, 04/06/2021
    In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), THE HEARINGS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 16, 2021 IN STATESVILLE WILL BE CONDUCTED TELEPHONICALLY.  If evidence needs to be presented in your case or you anticipate extensive argument, you will need to either...
  • Tue, 04/06/2021
    WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA BANKRUPTCY SEMINAR 2021 https://www.meckbar.org/?pg=MCBCalendar&evAction=showDetail&eid=98030&evSubAction=listMonth&calmonth=202105   This webinar has been approved for specialization credit by the North...
  • Mon, 04/05/2021
    In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), ALL HEARINGS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 13, 2021 IN CHARLOTTE WILL BE CONDUCTED TELEPHONICALLY.  If evidence needs to be presented in your case or you anticipate extensive argument, you will need to either...
  • Thu, 04/01/2021
      The Bankruptcy Administrator seeks resumes from individuals wishing to be considered for appointment as case trustees to administer cases filed under the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (Subchapter V), which amended chapter 11 of title...
  • Tue, 03/30/2021
    Effective March 30, 2021, the court has adopted a new local form, Local Form 8i, for use in Chapter 13 cases.  The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 temporarily added 11 U.S.C. § 1328(i) to the Bankruptcy Code.  Section 1328(i) allows the...
  • Fri, 03/19/2021
    To reduce the possibility of exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE JUDGE WHITLEY'S APRIL 2021 SHELBY DIVISION HEARINGS will be conducted as follows: Except as provided in paragraph 3, ALL HEARINGS WILL BE CONDUCTED...
  • Fri, 03/19/2021
    In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in an effort to reduce the possibility of exposure to the virus and slow the spread of the disease, ALL HEARINGS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 2021 IN ASHEVILLE WILL BE CONDUCTED TELEPHONICALLY.  If evidence needs...
  • Fri, 03/19/2021
    To reduce the possibility of exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE JUDGE WHITLEY'S APRIL 2021 CHARLOTTE DIVISION HEARINGS will be conducted as follows: Except as provided in paragraph 3, ALL HEARINGS WILL BE CONDUCTED...
  • Mon, 03/01/2021
      Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, there is a new event available to request a 1328(i) discharge.  The event is located via Bankruptcy - Motions/Applications/Objections - Discharge pursuant to Section 1328(i).  A Notice of Hearing is...
  • Fri, 02/26/2021
      The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North Carolina has selected Jenny Holman as Chapter 13 Trustee for the Charlotte Division, subject to satisfactory completion of a background check.  The official appointment will be...

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