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.

Sat, 2012-12-01

AMENDMENTS TO FEDERAL BANKRUPTCY RULES AND FORMS EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 2012

Under the Rules Enabling Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2071-75, amendments to Bankruptcy Rules 1007, 2015, 3001, 7054 and 7056 take effect on December 1, 2012. Under 28 U.S.C...

Thu, 2012-11-29
  • Amendments To Federal Bankruptcy Rules And Forms
    Effective December 1, 2012
Wed, 2012-11-21

Filing Fee Changes Effective November 21, 2012

 

The Temporary Bankruptcy Judgeships Extension Act of 2012, which was signed into law by the President on May 25, 2012, includes a provision that increases the fee for filing a...

Wed, 2012-11-21
  • Filing Fee Changes Effective November 21, 2012
Mon, 2012-10-15

Centralized Processing of Bankruptcy Noticing Center Returned Mail

Effective October 15, 2012, the Judiciary's Bankruptcy Noticing...

Mon, 2012-07-30

Change in Service: Voice Case Information System (VCIS) to Multi-Court Voice Case Information System (McVCIS) *UPDATE*

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania currently has available the Voice Case Information...

Sun, 2012-04-01

In order to support and improve the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system, the Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized an increase in the electronic public access (EPA) fee from 8 cents per page to 10 cents per...

Thu, 2012-03-01

Effective March 1, 2012, the United States Bankruptcy Court for
the Eastern District of Pennsylvania will accept payments by debit card
via the Pay.gov system for documents filed electronically which require a filing fee.

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