News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Tue, 02/13/2018

TO RELIEVE CHAPTER 13 TRUSTEE OF DUTY TO DISBURSE MORTGAGE PAYMENTS PRIOR TO DATE MORTGAGE CREDITOR FILES A PROOF OF CLAIM, REVISING LOCAL BANKRUPTCY RULE 3015-6(d); AND TO RELIEVE DEBTOR’S ATTORNEYS OF DUTY TO FILE REDLINED VERSION OF MODIFIED...

Tue, 02/13/2018

TO CLARIFY WHEN THE CLERK OF THE COURT SHALL RETAIN OFFICIAL FORM 121, REVISING VERMONT LOCAL BANKRUPTCY RULES 1007-1, 5003-1, AND 9011-2.

Tue, 02/06/2018

The U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Vermont in Rutland will be CLOSED tomorrow, Wednesday, February 7, 2018, due to the winter storm warning and projected hazardous road conditions during the day. The 341 Meeting of...

Wed, 01/24/2018

Please be advised that under the Rules Enabling Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 2071-75, amendments to the following rules became effective December 1, 2017:
 
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Mon, 01/22/2018

Despite a government shutdown, the federal Judiciary will remain open and can continue operations for approximately three weeks, through February 9, by using Judiciary funds not dependent on a new appropriation. 

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Fri, 01/05/2018

NOTICE:  MARCH 7TH HEARING DATE FOR BURLINGTON CHAPTER 13 HEARING HAS CHANGED TO MARCH 8TH (THURSDAY)

Thu, 12/21/2017

In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 136, please be advised that the Honorable Geoffrey W. Crawford has assumed the position of Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Vermont effective December 21, 2017.
 
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Mon, 12/04/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE OF CLOSURE

The Clerk's Office (all locations) will be closed on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Filings made at the Burlington and Rutland locations will be accepted and date stamped by the Court Security Officers. The court's...

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