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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.

Mon, 03/16/2020
Message from Chief Judge Spraker Regarding Upcoming Bankruptcy Hearings in the District of Alaska The U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Alaska have been monitoring the national and...
Mon, 03/16/2020
Effective immediately, all in-person chapter 7, 12, and 13 section 341 meetings scheduled through April 10, 2020, are hereby continued to a later date to be determined.  Absent special circumstances, section 341 meetings may not proceed during...
Mon, 03/16/2020
This General Order is being issued in response to the recent outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the well-documented concerns surrounding this virus. The President of the United States has declared a public health emergency in...
Fri, 03/13/2020
The United States District Court for the District of Alaska announces visitor restrictions to all divisional offices including Anchorage, Juneau, and Fairbanks and federal Probation and Pretrial Services offices in Alaska as a result of the COVID-19...
Thu, 12/19/2019
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Alaska will be closed on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 and Wednesday, December 25, 2019 in observance of the Christmas Holiday.
Mon, 12/09/2019
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Alaska is forming a Local Bankruptcy Rules Committee for the year 2020.  Members of the AK LR Committee will meet to discuss revisions the AK LR and will solicit input from local...
Fri, 12/06/2019
In September, the Judicial Conference amended the Electronic Public Access Fee Schedule for the appellate, district and bankruptcy courts, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to increase...
Tue, 10/29/2019
The United States Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee, seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for inclusion in a pool of trustees who may be appointed on a case-by-case basis to administer cases filed under the...
Fri, 10/25/2019
Updated Census Bureau Median Family Income Data can be found at https://www.justice.gov/ust/means-testing. The data will apply to bankruptcy petitions filed on or after November 1, 2019.

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