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.

Tue, 11/22/2016

In observance of the federal holidays, the Court will be closed Thursday, November 24, 2016 and Friday, November 25, 2016.

Mon, 11/07/2016

At its September 2016 session, the Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the Bankruptcy Miscellaneous Fee Schedule. The changes will become effective December 1, 2016.


Thu, 10/13/2016


Effective December 1, 2016, any chapter 13 plan or amended chapter 13 plan filed in this District must conform to the District Wide Chapter 13 Form Plan adopted in this District.  Provided, if an initial chapter 13 plan was filed before...

Thu, 09/01/2016

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio now offers debtors the opportunity to request receipt of court notices and orders via email, instead of U.S. mail, through a program called “Debtor Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing” or...