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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.

Wed, 06/03/2020

Effective immediately, all persons seeking entry to, or occupying any courthouse in the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, must wear a face covering, shield or mask (the “mask”). 


Wed, 07/01/2020

The Judiciary’s redesigned PACER informational and resource website: is now available.  The website provides information about how the public can access federal court records...

Thu, 03/26/2020

341 Meetings of Creditors: Temporary Policies and Procedures effective March 24, 2020.

Due to the public health crisis related to COVID-19, the United States Trustee for the District of West Virginia, is implementing the following...

Mon, 03/23/2020


The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District remains open, subject to limitations aimed at maintaining public health...

Wed, 03/18/2020

The court conducts, by telephone, a wide array of hearings on non-evidentiary matters (i.e., preliminary hearings regarding motions to lift stay, routine pretrial and status conferences, etc.) and requests for emergency relief.  Additionally,...

Tue, 03/17/2020

Effective immediately, all in-person chapter 7, 12, and 13 section 341 meetings scheduled through April 10, 2020, are hereby continued until a later date to be determined.  Section 341 meetings may not proceed during this period except...

Mon, 02/10/2020

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of West Virginia is accepting applications for a fulltime Systems Analyst/Programmer.



Wed, 05/29/2019

The Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of West Virginia has preliminarily approved amendments to its Local Bankruptcy Rules.

Members of the public are invited to submit comments on the ...

Mon, 01/28/2019

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