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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, 02/12/2019

The Bankruptcy Court will close for the day (Feb. 12, 2019) at 3:00 PM. 

The court's Electronic Case Files (ECF) and Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) systems will remain operational during the closure.  

Wed, 01/23/2019

Despite the lapse in appropriations and federal government shutdown, the federal Judiciary will remain open and will continue operations through January 31, 2019 by using Judiciary funds not dependent on a new appropriation.  Case Management/...

Tue, 12/18/2018

Due to the holidays, the Clerk's Offices (all locations) will be closed on the following dates:

Monday, December 24, 2018
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Monday, December 31, 2018
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

The court's...

Mon, 12/03/2018

Please be advised that all trials and hearings scheduled for the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 will proceed as originally planned. Accordingly, the district and bankruptcy court clerk’s offices in Burlington...

Mon, 12/03/2018

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Procedure have been adopted by the Supreme Court of the United States. Please see the attached document for further information regarding the updated rules. 

Fri, 11/16/2018

The U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Vermont will be CLOSED today, Friday, November 16, 2018, due to the winter storm and projected hazardous road conditions during the day. 

Thu, 11/15/2018

The Clerk's Office (all locations) will be closed on Thursday, November 22, 2018, and Friday, November 23, 2018, to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. Filings made at the Burlington and Rutland locations on Friday, November 23rd will be accepted...

Fri, 06/22/2018


Fri, 05/04/2018

Notice:: CM/ECF will be unavailable from 8:00am Sunday May 6, 2018 until approximately 4:30pm Sunday, May 6, 2018 for system upgrades