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News & Announcements: 2017

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.

12/05/2017

  The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Wisconsin, will be closed on Monday, December 25, 2017, Tuesday, December 26, 2017, and Monday, January 1, 2018.  All court systems (CM/ECF, McVCIS, PACER, and ePOC) will continue to operate during...

11/22/2017

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Wisconsin, will be closed from November 23-24, 2017, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

11/07/2017

  On April 27, 2017, the Supreme Court adopted the following changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure: Bankruptcy Rules 1001, 1006, 1015, 2002, 3002, 3007, 3012, 3015, 3015.1 (new), 4003, 5009, 7001, and 9009.  These changes are...

11/07/2017

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin has adopted Local Rule 3015.1.  The updated Local Rules can be accessed here.    The Court has posted new local forms for Chapter 13 plan, modified plan, and amended plan on the court’s...

11/06/2017

Both the Madison and Eau Claire offices will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2017 for Veterans Day.

10/16/2017

The December 2015 amendments to FRCP 37(e) were designed to bring consistency to when courts find the loss of ESI sanctionable.  Has the amendment’s intent to address the “serious problems resulting from the continued exponential growth in the...

10/05/2017

Both the Madison and Eau Claire offices will be closed on Monday, October 09, 2017 for the Columbus Day holiday.

09/19/2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017  Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin invites public comment on the proposed amendments to its local rules and local forms, several of which are being amended...

09/13/2017

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to Bankruptcy Rules 2002, 4001, 6007, 9036, 9037, and Official Form 410, and have asked that they be circulated to the bench,...

09/01/2017

Both the Madison and Eau Claire offices will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 for the Labor Day holiday.