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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.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Chief Judge Brenda Moody Whinery has entered General Order 19-1 regarding court operations during the current federal government shutdown.  The order is effective until further order of the Court. 

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

During the partial shutdown of the federal government, which began Dec. 22, 2018, the Judiciary has continued to operate by using court fee balances and other "no...

Required system maintenance is scheduled for the following date:

  • Saturday, January 19, 2019 between 7:00am (MST) and 3:00pm (MST)

Intermittent disruptions in access to CM/ECF is expected.  We apologize for any...

Friday, December 21, 2018

In the event of a government shutdown, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona will remain open and continue with normal operations. All proceedings and deadlines will remain in effect as scheduled.

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Updates have been applied to our CM/ECF Test system and we recommend testing with your local applications.  These updates will be applied to CM/ECF Live system on Monday, January 7, 2019. 

Thursday, December 6, 2018

In observance of the holiday season, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona will be closed on the following dates:


Monday, December 3, 2018

In memory of former President George H. W. Bush, all federal courts in Arizona will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Required system maintenance is scheduled for the following dates: 

  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018 between 7:00am (MST) and 7:30am (MST)
  • Saturday, December 15, 2018 between 3:00am (MST) and 11:00am (MST)


Monday, November 19, 2018

The Mortgage Modification Mediation (MMM) Program has its two-year anniversary on February 1, 2019. In a continuing effort to improve the MMM Program, the Court is seeking any...

Friday, November 16, 2018

CM/ECF filers should be aware of the potential to inadvertently share restricted documents when using third-party services or software.  Sharing CM/ECF filing credentials and PACER account credentials with a third-party service...