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.

Wed, 01/18/2017

The SC Bankruptcy Court is seeking new and additional volunteer lawyers for the Ask-A-Lawyer Program. 

The Court, in partnership with the SC Bar, sponsors two monthly opportunities for the public to call and speak with...

Wed, 01/18/2017

We pause today to reflect on the history of the grand old building that we know as the J. Bratton Davis United States Bankruptcy Courthouse. Built to replace the Reconstruction era federal courthouse at the corner of Main and Laurel Streets (now...

Tue, 01/17/2017

Hearings scheduled for January 18, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in Charleston SC will commence as scheduled. However due to an unanticipated and unavoidable scheduling conflict, the court will recess at 10:30 a.m. and resume at 1:30 p.m. 

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Tue, 01/17/2017

To assist in efficiently handling 362 settlement orders in conduit cases, the Court has made available a new form settlement order in Judge Duncan cases only. A sample is available...

Wed, 01/11/2017

Pursuant to Administrative Orders available here, the Court has appointed new members to the Advisory Committee on Local Rules and Practice and the Interest Rates in Chapter 13 Cases...

Tue, 01/10/2017

The following are effective starting January 20, 2017, unless otherwise advised.

Comments may be provided by January 17, 2017 to...

Tue, 01/10/2017

 

The Court would like to thank the following attorneys for their two years of service on the Advisory Committee on Local Rules and Practice:

            Joseph...

Sun, 01/08/2017

The Spartanburg office of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina will be closed on Monday, January 9, 2017, due to inclement weather. All Bankruptcy Court proceedings and 341 meetings scheduled for that date will be...

Mon, 12/19/2016

The Guidelines and Forms used for LM/MM in Judge Waites’ cases have been revised to be effective for all notices and motions for LM/MM and Consent Orders Requiring LM/MM filed on or after January 15, 2017. The Guidelines and Forms are...

Mon, 12/05/2016

The Operating Orders (16-02 and 16-03), which govern Conduit Mortgage Payment Procedures, have been amended. The revisions are: (1) to revise footnote 13; (2) to amend Exhibit C, the form to be used for a debtor to consent to payment of funds to...

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