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News & Announcements: 2015

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.


The meetings of creditors for La Crosse will soon be held in a new location. Beginning January, 2016, the meetings will be conducted at: Common Council Chambers Onalaska City Hall 415 Main Street Onalaska, WI 54650


The Madison and Eau Claire offices will be closed on November 11, 2015 for the Veterans' Day Holiday. The Madison and Eau Claire offices will be closed November 26-27, 2015 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.


Urgent Notice to Debtors Phone scammers are targeting consumers in several states, using personal information from bankruptcy filings and posing as attorneys to get intended victims to immediately wire money to satisfy a debt. Scammers use...


The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin hereby gives notice of proposed permanent changes in its Local Rules, and invites comment thereon. The new Rules will go into effect on December 1, 2015. Summary of...


Revisions to the Official Bankruptcy Forms will go into effect on December 1, 2015. Significant changes to the voluntary and involuntary petitions and schedules will impact case processing procedures. The files below provide an overview on the...


Most Official Bankruptcy Forms are scheduled to be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015, if the changes are approved by the Judicial Conference at its meeting in September 2015. The...