Notices and Announcements
Invitation for Public Comment - Proposed Amendments to Uniform Local Rules - December 1, 2018. Comment period expires October 17, 2018.
Invitation for Public Comment - Proposed Amendments to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure - Comment Period August 15, 2018 - February 15, 2019
2018 Bankruptcy Seminar: August 10 - Jackson, August 29 - Gulfport, and August 31 - Hattiesburg. Click here to register
ECF/PACER/VCIS system will not be available on 7/7/2018 from 8:00am until 12:00 pm due to required system maintenance.
Southern District of Mississippi bankruptcy filings are up 1% during first three months of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017.
Southern District of Mississippi Bankruptcy filings are up 11.7% during first nine months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016.
The Honorable Katharine M. Samson, United States Bankruptcy Judge, has been appointed Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi, effective October 1, 2017. The Honorable Neil P. Olack’s four-year term as Chief Bankruptcy Judge will conclude on September 30, 2017.
Southern District of Mississippi Bankruptcy filings are up 13.1% during first six months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016.
Southern District of Mississippi Bankruptcy filings are up 10.8% during the first three months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. Click here for more information.
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has approved an amendment to 5th Cir. R. 32.4 - Effective April 4, 2017. More information at www.ca5.uscourts.gov
Amended Standing Order Regarding “No-Look” Fee in Awarding Compensation and Expenses to Attorneys of Debtors in Chapter 13 Cases – Effective January 1, 2017
Bankruptcy filings in the Southern District of Mississippi were up 7% during the first nine months of 2016 over the same period in 2015.
Southern District of Mississippi Bankruptcy filings are up 5% during first six months of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015. Click here for more information.
New Electronic Filing Requirements for Notices with Objection or Response Deadline - Effective July 18, 2016
Bankruptcy filings in S.D. Miss. are up 5% in June 2015, but down 1.8% for first six months of 2015.
New Standing Order Re: Disability Impairment, Disbarment, or Suspension of Debtor's Counsel or Death of Debtor's Counsel. Effective September 22, 2014
The Clerk's administrative procedures for electronic case filing have been revised. Click here for a summary of the revisions and a copy of the revised guide.
Pending Amendments to the Federal Rules Bankruptcy Procedure, Official Forms and Fees - effective December 1, 2013
The Honorable Neil P. Olack has been appointed Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi, effective October 1, 2013.
Amended Standing Order Regarding Use of "No-Look" Fee in Awarding Reasonable Compensation and Reimbursable Expenses to Attorneys of Debtors in Chapter 13 Cases
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has amended its rules (5th CIR. R. 41.3) effective October 31, 2011
Standing Order Regarding Chapter 13 Claims Secured by a Security Interest in Debtor's Principal Residence (Repealed and Rescinded on December 1, 2011)
Standing Order Authorizing Chapter 7 Trustee to Pay Bank Service Charges and Fees Incurred by Chapter 7 Estate Accounts
Notice of Automatic Adjustments of Certain Dollar Amounts in the Bankruptcy Code and Official Bankruptcy Forms
New Local Form: Chapter 13 Order Confirming the Debtor's Plan, Awarding a Fee to the Debtor's Attorney and Related Orders
Second Amended Standing Order Adopting Procedures for Obtaining Discharge in Completed Chapter 13 Cases
Notice regarding Motions to Extend, Impose, Confirm Absence of or Confirm Termination of Automatic Stay
- Hon. Katharine M. Samson, Chief Judge
- Hon. Edward Ellington
- Hon. Neil P. Olack
Clerk of Court
- Danny L. Miller
501 E. Court St., Ste 2.300
Jackson, MS 39201
Phone: (601) 608-4600
2012 15th St., Ste. 244
Gulfport, MS 39501
Phone: (228) 563-1790
701 Main Street
Hattiesburg, MS 39401