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News & Announcements

This page lists news and announcements released by the court for the current year. You can also access previous News & Announcements using the Archive box.

April 4, 2022
General Order (G.O.) No. 22-1, which rescinds G.O. 20-4, has been issued and posted on the court’s website.  G.O. 20-4 adopted interim revisions to Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 1020 that implemented provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act which have now expired.
March 30, 2022
The court is making changes to events for filing reaffirmation agreements that will go live on April 4, 2022. The current "Reaffirmation Agreement with Atty Certification" and "Reaffirmation Agreement without Atty Certification" events are being retired and replaced with an event that will simply be named "Reaffirmation Agreement."  So, including the menu path and forms parenthetical, the new event will be: Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous > Reaffirmation Agreement [OF 427 & an agreement,...
March 24, 2022
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon CM/ECF, judges' hearing calendars, and 341 meeting calendars will be unavailable from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
March 22, 2022
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon CM/ECF, judges' hearing calendars, and 341 meeting calendars will be unavailable from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 27, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
March 18, 2022
The Ninth Circuit has extended the deadline for the 2022 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest. Entries must now be submitted by 11:59 p.m. PST on March 28, 2022. This year's theme is The First Amendment and the Schoolhouse Gate:  Students Free Speech Rights. The essay and video contest is open to high school students in the Western United States and Pacific Islands. Students must reside in the State of Oregon to enter the local contest. For more information, see this year's...
March 17, 2022
Automatic adjustments will be made on April 1, 2022, to dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, one provision in Title 28, seven Official Bankruptcy Forms which contain adjusted dollar amounts, the Instructions for Individual and Non-Indvidual Debtors, two Director’s Forms which include dollar amounts, and one set of instructions for a Director's Form which includes a dollar amount.  The adjustments will apply to cases filed on or after April 1, 2022. Section 104 of...
March 12, 2022
Services to the CM/ECF system have been restored. E-filers may discontinue use of the public document upload. We appreciate your patience during this service outage. 
March 11, 2022
We are currently experiencing a CM/ECF outage for PACER users. We do not have an estimated timeframe as to when services will be restored. CM/ECF e-filers are encouraged to use the court's public document upload system during this outage. 
March 8, 2022
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon CM/ECF, judges' hearing calendars, and 341 meeting calendars will be unavailable from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
March 4, 2022
Proposed changes to the Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBRs) have been posted for review.  If adopted, these rule changes will be effective March 14, 2022. Comments on the proposed changes are invited and must be submitted by March 11, 2022.  Click here and select "Local Rules and Forms Comments" from the "Category" list to submit comments.
February 25, 2022
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon CM/ECF, judges' hearing calendars, and 341 meeting calendars will be unavailable from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 27, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
February 16, 2022
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon CM/ECF, judges' hearing calendars, and 341 meeting calendars will be unavailable from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 20, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.