What's New
Bankruptcy Fee Increases effective December 1, 2016 - Please refer to the Fee Schedule or click here to review a list of fee increases effective on December 1, 2016.
Administrative Manual  Update - Section 5 - Flat Fee in Chapter 13 Cases - Please review Section 5 of the Courts Administrative Manual for changes regarding the Chapter 13 Flat Fee.
New Local Form for Amendment to Schedules (Local Form B): Click here for a fillable PDF copy of the new form.
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY - The Inclement Weather Policy includes general information regarding inclement weather and its potential effects on business hours and staffing. For specific information on a day with inclement weather, call the Clerk's Office Main Line at 502-627-5700.
Effective Immediately - Additional Filing Requirement for New Chapter 7 Cases Assigned to Judge Lloyd:  A signed statement is required when any portion of the legal fees for Debtor’s counsel remains unpaid at the time the case is filed. See Administrative Manual 2.1(m)(2)
Effective July 1, 2015:  All evidentiary hearings/trials scheduled before the Honorable Joan A. Lloyd will require the use of the Electronic Presentation System in Courtroom 1 in Louisville, Kentucky. Counsel will be responsible for providing their own laptop which must have a HDMI or VGA output. Counsel shall 14 days prior to the scheduled evidentiary hearing /trial notify the Court of the need for evidence presentation equipment and schedule with the Court training and familiarization with the evidence presentation system. Parties should contact Courtroom Services at (502) 627-5600 to schedule training.  Click here for a complete Guide and FAQ's.
DeBN is a free email delivery service of notices/orders for debtor(s). 
Click here for more information.
HAVING ISSUES WITH YOUR LOGIN OR PASSWORD? Read our Login and Password Information Document for assistance.
Appropriate Attire for Court Hearings - Anyone attending a Bankruptcy Court hearing must dress appropriately in business type clothing that is modest and professional.  No halter tops, no soiled work clothing, no mini-skirts, no spandex, no athletic wear, no hats, etc. will be tolerated. 

NOTE:  The Bankruptcy Court reserves the right to continue any hearing if it finds that anyone in attendance is not attired properly.

Wireless Access - The United States Bankruptcy Court provides wireless access to the internet in all of its courtrooms and associated conference rooms in the Louisville Division.
Notice Please be advised that all persons entering the Gene Snyder Courthouse in Louisville, as well as the Federal Courthouses in Bowling Green, Paducah, and Owensboro, will be required to present photo identification. 



EDR Plan
Employment Dispute Resolution Plan - click here to view the plan

This page was last edited on 02/10/2017 at 02:14 PM .