News & Announcements

October 18, 2019

On February 19, 2020, the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019, P.L. 116-54 (SBRA) will go into effect – long before the normal three-year rules amendment process runs its course. As a temporary measure, the Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy...

October 15, 2019

On August 26, 2019, the President signed into law the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019 (the HAVEN Act) Public Law No. 116-52.  The HAVEN Act amended 11 U.S.C. § 101(10A) to exclude from the definition of Current Monthly...

August 21, 2019

On August 19, 2019, the Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Rules published proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bar and public for...

April 22, 2019

 

The Bankruptcy Court Clerk's Office for the Northern District of Iowa will be open for limited services only starting the afternoon of Wednesday, May 1 through Friday, May 3.  Employees will be attending off-site training.

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March 13, 2019

NOTICE REGARDING AMENDMENTS TO OFFICIAL BANKRUPTCY FORMS EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2019

December 5, 2018

NOTICE FROM THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF IOWA REGARDING THIRD-PARTY SERVICES AND SOFTWARE ACCESSING CASE INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS IN CM/ECF

Electronic filers should be cautious when...

November 30, 2018

AMENDMENTS TO THE FEDERAL RULES AND FORMS SCHEDULED TO TAKE EFFECT DECEMBER 1, 2018. These amendments can be reviewed at the U.S. Courts website ...

October 4, 2018

Standing Order No. 18-01 was signed October 4, 2018.  The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Iowa shall be closed for business on Friday, November 23, 2018 and Monday, December 24, 2018.

September 4, 2018

Upon the retirement of Jean L. Hekel, Bankruptcy Clerk for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa, Megan R. Weiss has been appointed as Acting Bankruptcy Clerk for the Northern and Southern District of Iowa, effective September 1, 2018....

August 21, 2018

On August 15, 2018, the Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Evidence Rules published proposed...

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