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News & Announcements

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.

11/29/2021

Beginning January 2, 2022, mail will no longer be accepted in Eau Claire. Please update all documents, prior to service and filing, to include only the mailing address for: U.S. Bankruptcy Court 120 N. Henry Street, Room 340 Madison, WI 53703-2559

11/24/2021

The Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be close on Thursday, November 25, 2021, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, as well as Friday, November 26, 2021.  CM/ECF will be fully operational and will be accepting electronic filings from registered users.  

11/15/2021

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be closed Friday, November 26, 2021. The Holiday Schedule 2021 Order can be viewed here.

11/08/2021

The Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be close on Thursday, November 11, 2021, in observance of Veterans Day.  CM/ECF will be fully operational and will be accepting electronic filings from registered users.

10/22/2021

Alarm and Sprinkler Testing will take place Monday, October 25th from 7:30-9:30 a.m.  The Bankruptcy Clerks office in Eau Clarie will be close during this time.  Please note that the dropbox is available for any filings, the phones will be answered and the Madison’s clerk’s office will open as normal.  

10/07/2021

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be closed on Monday, October 11, 2021, for the Columbus Day holiday. The Court will resume normal operations on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

09/24/2021

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin has posted a sample order that the Court uses in .docx format regarding motions on loan modifications. The Order on Motion Regarding Loan Modification can be viewed and downloaded on the Court’s Forms page.    

09/20/2021

The Eau Claire office of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be closed on Monday, September 27, 2021 for building maintenance. The Court will remain open for electronic filing. Normal office operations will resume Tuesday, September 28, 2021.  

09/03/2021

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be closed on Monday, September 6th, 2021, for the Labor Day holiday. The Court will resume normal operations Tuesday, September 7th, 2021.

08/06/2021

The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure has approved publication for public comment of the following proposed amendments to existing rules and forms, as well as several new rules and forms: Appellate Rules 2 and 4; Bankruptcy Restyled Rules for the 3000 to 6000 Series; Rules 3002.1, 3011, and 8003; and new Rule 9038;Official Bankruptcy Forms 101, 309E1, 309E2, and 417A; and new Official Forms 410C13-1N, 410C13-1R, 410C13-10C, 410C13-10NC, and 410C13-10R; Civil Rules 15, 72, and new Rule 87; New Criminal Rule 62; and Evidence Rules 106, 615, and 702. The comment period is open from August 6, 2021 to February 16, 2022. To view the proposed amendments and instructions on how to submit comments, please visit the Rules and Policies webpage on the U.S. Courts website.