General Orders 2020 to Present
Including Those Concerning COVID-19
Information on Planned CM/ECF System and Network Maintenance
Lee Bankruptcy Institute: The 20th Biennial Judge Joe Lee
Bankruptcy Institute will be conducted on December 9th and 10th in
Lexington, KY. This program is accredited by the Kentucky Bar
Association for 10.5 hours of CLE credit, including two Ethics
hours. The event
will be held in-person at The Campbell House, with remote
attendance as an option. For more information, including a
detailed agenda and registration instructions,
Questions may also be directed to the UK College of Law CLE office
at (859) 257-2921.
Announcement re: Changes to Federal Rules, Official Forms and Ch. 11
Amendments to Fed.R.Bank.P. 2005, 7007.1 and 9036
and to Official Form 122(b) are effective December 1, 2021.
Information regarding the rules and form amendments is available on
Pending Rules and Form Amendments webpage maintained by the U.S.
Courts. Additionally, for more information regarding the changes
to Bankruptcy Rule 9036, please refer to the
Judiciary’s Implementation Procedures. On November 30, 2021, the
USTP will be posting updated versions of Chapter 11 Uniform Periodic
Reports; for more information and for updated forms, please visit
U.S. Trustee’s website.
Holiday Schedule: In addition to the
holidays, the court will be closed on November 26, 2021,
December 23, 2021, and December 30, 2021.
If you have questions as to whether
the Clerk's Office is open due to weather incidents, please
Inclement Weather Policy.
When the policy is in effect, notice will be included on the
voicemail for the Court's customer service number (502-627-5700)
and when possible, in the Louisville courthouse.
Order 2021-3: The Court has entered
General Order 2021-3,
addressing mask requirements for facility access in light of revised
CDC guidance and informing parties that
U.S. District Court General Order No. 21-16 applies to all
parties wishing to access Bankruptcy Court facilities, including the
Clerk's Office in Louisville.
341 Meeting Information Related to COVID-19:
has developed a web page with 341 Meeting
Information related to COVID-19, including notices of
continuance information, a sample notice for those the attorney for
the debtor must serve and the U.S. Trustee's 341 Method document.
Please be advised that telephonic/video 341 meetings are ongoing at
this time and will be for all cases until further notice; see the
update on the
Court's What's New page.
Information regarding Credit Reports:
The Court does not report information to
credit reporting agencies and has no jurisdiction over these
agencies. You must contact credit reporting agencies directly
regarding these inquiries. More information is available on the
Bankruptcy Cases and Credit Reports page.