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News & Announcements: 2016

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.

12/21/2016

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Wisconsin, will be closed or have abbreviated hours for the following days during the upcoming holiday season: Friday, December 23, 2016 - Closed after 12:30 p.m. Monday, December 26, 2016 - Christmas...

11/29/2016

  On April 28, 2016, the Supreme Court adopted changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Civil, Criminal, and Bankruptcy Procedures which are scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016. The Clerk's Office has compiled an informational packet that...

11/29/2016

  Effective January 3, 2017, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will implement the Department of Treasury’s OTCnet Check Capture program. This initiative, managed by the Treasury’s Financial Management Services...

11/15/2016

  The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Wisconsin, will be closed from November 24-25, 2016, for the Thanksgiving holiday. All court systems (CM/ECF, McVCIS, PACER, and ePOC) will continue to operate during the closure. If you have any...

11/15/2016

  Several Federal Bankruptcy Rule amendments will take effect on December 1, 2016, including changes to FRBP 9006(f) regarding computation of time, which will no longer provide 3 additional days to act if served electronically. The amended rules...

11/10/2016

  At its September 2016, the Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule. Please see the attached document which list the specific fees changes effective December 1. New fee schedule

10/11/2016

  The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Wisconsin, will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2016, for Veterans Day.  All court systems (CM/ECF, McVCIS, PACER, and ePOC) will continue to operate during the closure.   If you have any questions...

10/07/2016

  Both the Madison and Eau Claire offices will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2016 for the Columbus Day holiday.  

09/27/2016

  Effective October 19, 2016, the U.S. Trustee will no longer hold chapter 7 meeting of creditors for Rock County in Janesville.  After that, the meetings of creditors will held in Madison at the U.S. Trustee’s Office at 780 Regent Street, Suite 307...

09/19/2016

Change to Court Conference Line for Eau Claire, Wausau, and Superior Cases Effective October 1, 2016   Effective October 1, 2016, the court conference line and access code for preliminary hearings and pretrial conferences for Eau Claire, La Crosse,...