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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.


The following amended and new rules and forms became effective December 1, 2023:

  • Appellate Rules 2, 4, 26, and 45
  • Bankruptcy Rules 3011, 8003, 9006, and new Rule 9038
    • Official Bankruptcy Forms 410A and 417A
    • ...
December 1, 2023

Effective December 1, 2023, certain Bankruptcy filing fees and miscellaneous fees will increase. 

In order to avoid delays with processing requests for copies or certified Bankruptcy records, please review the adjusted fees before...

November 30, 2023

The application period to serve on the Bankruptcy Practice Committee (BPC) for a term starting on January 1, 2024, is now open. The full BPC meets every other month to address local rule changes and to provide input and suggestions on improving...

November 27, 2023

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota is recruiting for a full-time, short-term (approximately eight months) Term Law Clerk to Judge William J. Fisher. Please see the current employement opportunities...

November 14, 2023

The Clerk’s Office is now issuing a Notice of Partial Case Filing when a case is filed that is missing documents or when the documents filed are nonconforming or using an outdated version of the form. This notice replaces the former Order of...

September 26, 2023