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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.

Thursday, June 25, 2015


Each year the Judges of the United States District Court and Bankruptcy Court in Arizona select lawyers with experience in the Federal Courts to serve as Lawyer Representatives to the...

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Effective immediately this notice provides a change in the clerk’s office procedures as it relates to redaction of personal identifiers.  The Court reminds electronic filers of the responsibility to redact sensitive information in any document...

Friday, May 1, 2015

Effective Monday, May 11, 2015, the mailing address for the Yuma Office will change to:

US Bankruptcy Court  
230 N 1st Ave, Ste 101  
Phoenix, AZ 85003.

All mail...

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

When requesting a hearing before Judge Brenda Moody Whinery or Judge Scott H. Gan, parties must contact the Judge's courtroom deputy for a hearing date and time. {C}

This procedure change is for all locations.  Requests can be...

Monday, April 6, 2015

On Thursday, April 9, 2015, between the hours of 6:00pm and 8:00pm, there will be intermittent disruptions in access to the court's website as well as to ECF\PACER. The scheduled service activation is intended to reduce the potential for network...

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The local rules committee has posted for comment a draft individual chapter 11 model plan and draft...

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The Phoenix office will close from 12:00pm until 1:30pm on Thursday, March 12, 2015, due to a court function.  The Tucson and Yuma offices will receive phone calls and chat requests during that time.

Monday, March 9, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Ms. Khadijia Thomas was selected as Chief Deputy Clerk. Ms. Thomas has close to 20 years with the Judiciary, most recently serving as the Clerk of Court for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of...

Friday, January 30, 2015

On December 1, 2014, new national bankruptcy forms revising the Statement of Monthly Income and the Means Test went into effect. As often schedules and other items are prepared in advance of a petition filing and to allow court users sufficient...

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A number of rule and form amendments, including many proposed changes to bankruptcy rules and forms, have been published for public comment. Written comments are due by February 17, 2015. The proposed changes are found at...