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Mon, 01/07/2019

Despite a partial government shutdown, the District of Kansas Bankruptcy Court will remain open and continue operations that exercise its judicial powers.  Accordingly, the Court will continue to adjudicate bankruptcy matters, accept new case...

Fri, 12/14/2018

See the Clerk of Court's Update to learn more about the December 1, 2018 National Rule Changes and related filing tips. 

For other information about Rule Changes, visit the...

Fri, 12/07/2018

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas gives notice of additional proposed changes to Local Bankruptcy Rules, (LBRs), specifically, LBR 5005.1 Filing By Electronic Means, that will become effective March 17, 2019, unless...

Tue, 11/20/2018

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas gives notice of proposed changes to the Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBRs) that will become effective March 17, 2019, unless comments are received that precipitate further review. ...

Tue, 11/20/2018

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas will be closed on the following days:

Thursday, November 22, 2018 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 23, 2018 Courthouse Closed
Tuesday, December 25, 2018 Christmas Day

Tue, 10/30/2018

Due to a schedule conflict, Topeka's Chapter 7 and Chapter 12 dockets on November 27 will be rescheduled to a later docket date.  The Clerk's Office will contact the parties affected by this change. 

Tue, 10/30/2018

Judge Somers and Judge Berger have made adjustments to their hearing times in Kansas City in 2019. 

Judge Berger January-June 2019 calendar


Mon, 10/29/2018

New Standing Order 18-4 clarifies that when an attorney files a motion to appear pro hac vice in the Bankruptcy Court, the attorney...

Tue, 09/04/2018

Attorney filers may use a new method for requesting an extension of time to answer or otherwise plead to a complaint if the time originally prescribed to plead has not expired.  This request may now be filed as a text-only entry.  A separate...

Wed, 08/29/2018

Electronic filers in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Kansas filing system, CM/ECF, can now pay fees through using Automated Clearing House (ACH).  ACH is an electronic funds transfer system that permits payment of filing fees...