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News & Announcements: January, 2019

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.

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 The data will apply to bankruptcy petitions filed on or after November 1, 2019.
Thu, 10/17/2019
Proposed Amendments for Public Comment Regarding the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019, P.L. 116-54 (SBRA) - October 16 Package.   Interim Bankruptcy Rules 1007(b), 1007(h), 1020, 2009, 2012(a), 2015, 3010(b), 3011, and 3016...
Mon, 08/19/2019
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and have asked that they be circulated for comment.   Appellate Rules:     ...
Fri, 07/12/2019
Chief Judge Trish Brown from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon will be in Anchorage conducting settlement conferences the week of August 26th, 2019.  If you are interested in scheduling a settlement conference with...
Wed, 03/13/2019
Automatic Adjustment of Certain Dollar Amounts in the Bankruptcy Code, Title 28, and Official and Director's Bankruptcy Forms
Tue, 01/08/2019
Please note that all 341 Meetings scheduled for January 28, 2019 have been rescheduled to January 31, 2019.  Please contact the Office of the United States Trustee at 206-553-2000, for any questions or issues regarding this change.