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Fri, 07/06/2018

Starting September 1, in Wichita, Judge Dale L. Somers will hear all motions for all chapters at 10 a.m. on his designated docket dates.  
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Mon, 06/11/2018

Beginning Monday, June 18, 2018, attorneys, clients and visitors to the Robert J. Dole Courthouse in Kansas City, Kansas must use the south doors, on State Avenue, to enter the building.  The north doors, on...

Fri, 05/25/2018

We are pleased to announce the appointment of the Honorable Judge Dale L. Somers as Chief Judge of the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas effective June 1, 2018.
 
A native of Norton,...

Thu, 04/19/2018

Pay.gov will be unavailable temporarily for a disaster recovery exercise on:
Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 5:00 pm, for approximately 4 hours
Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 5:00 pm, for approximately 4...

Thu, 03/29/2018

A redline of Local Bankruptcy Rules that were substantively changed, effective March 17, 2018, and a...

Mon, 03/19/2018

Effective March 17, 2018, LBR 5005.1, Appendix 1-01, Section VI requires sealed documents to be filed electronically unless otherwise ordered by the...

Mon, 03/19/2018

Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBRs), effective March 17, 2018,  are available at Local Rules & Orders.
 
A few updates to the LBRs are highlighted here: 
 
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Fri, 03/09/2018

Please save the date, Friday, August 3, 2018, for the Ceremony for the Presentation of the Portrait of Hon. Janice Miller Karlin, which will be followed...

Fri, 03/02/2018

Local Bankruptcy Rules effective March 17, 2018 will be published in hard copy this year (combined with Rules of Practice and Procedure of the District Court).  Copies will be provided to...

Tue, 02/06/2018

The Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas will remain open even if Congress does not extend funding beyond the expiration of a continuing resolution. Funds available to the Judiciary...

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