What's New
Rule Changes Effective 12/1/2018

Effective December 1, 2018, amendments to the following Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure will be effective: 3002.1, 5005, 7004, 7062, 8002, 8006, 8007, 8010, 8011, 8013, 8015, 8016, 8017, 8022 and 9025. In addition, new Rule 8018.1 and a new Part VIII Appendix will be effective. The Congressional Package of all federal rule changes effective on 12/1/2018, including the new text and markup versions illustrating the changes, is available on the U.S. Courtsí Pending Rules and Forms Amendments page.


Certified Copy Requests

Attorney filers now have the ability to request and pay for certified copy requests via CM/ECF.  The new event is located under the Miscellaneous category and is titled Certified Copy Request. Certified copies will be mailed by the Clerk's office the following business day.
Inclement Weather
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.
Courtroom 1:
Electronic Evidence Presentation

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.  For a complete Guide and FAQs, click here.
Debtor Electronic
Bankruptcy Noticing

Debtor Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing (DeBN)
is a free email delivery service of notices/orders for debtor(s).  Click here for more information.
Login/Password Issues
For Login or Password assistance, refer to our Login and Password Information Document.
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.
Photo Identification Required in Courthouses
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. 



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EDR Plan
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This page was last edited on 11/02/2018 at 10:43 AM .