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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.

Fri, 01/19/2024
Below is a message from Thomas Buford, Chair of the Local Rules Committee. The Local Rules Committee of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Alaska will convene, review the entirety of the Local Bankruptcy Rules, and propose...
Fri, 01/12/2024
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington, together with the Washington Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, is launching a series of meetings to discuss and explain chapter 11 reorganizations.  Each month, a...
Fri, 01/12/2024
On January 25, 2024, at noon the Alaska Bankruptcy Section will present the Honorable Daniel Collins, bankruptcy judge for the District of Arizona to discuss chapter 11 cases under Subchapter V – including what issues and trends are arising in the...
Tue, 12/19/2023
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Alaska will be closed on the following days:           Friday, December 22nd and Monday, December 25th in observance of Christmas           Monday...
Thu, 11/30/2023
The above General Order can be found here.
Thu, 11/09/2023
Due to inclement weather, the Alaska Bankruptcy offices are closed today.  Staff will be working remotely and available by telephone.  Electronic filing is available.
Wed, 11/01/2023
The following proposed amendments can be found here. Appellate Rules 2, 4, 26, and 45. Bankruptcy Rules 3011, 8003, 9006, and new Rule 9038. Civil Rules 6, 15, 72, and new Rule 87. Criminal Rules 16, 45, 56, and new Rule 62. Evidence...
Wed, 11/01/2023
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Alaska proposes to adopt amendments to the Local Bankruptcy Rules, effective December 1, 2023. The Notice of Proposed Amendments to the Alaska Local Bankruptcy Rules and Deadlines to File...
Wed, 11/01/2023
The list of Bankruptcy Court fee increases can be found here.
Fri, 09/29/2023
In the event of a federal government shutdown on October 1, 2023, all court operations for the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Alaska, will not be immediately affected.  The court will maintain normal operations and all hearings...