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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.

Fri, 08/18/2017

In light of the heavy traffic and delays expected due to the influx of people in South Carolina for the eclipse, the Charleston and Spartanburg divisional offices will be closed on Monday, August 21, 2017. Due to scheduled hearings, the Columbia...

Thu, 08/03/2017

The United States Bankruptcy Court is requesting OPEN MARKET quote submissions for support services of our Video Teleconferencing Courtrooms (VTC) and to perform controller upgrades. PROPOSALS ARE DUE BY 4:00PM eastern...

Tue, 08/01/2017

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina seeks to fill the position of Case Administrator. Information about the position and application procedures are contained in the...

Mon, 07/31/2017

As a matter of personal privilege… 

This past weekend, our state hosted the ABI Southeastern Workshop in Hilton Head. The program at this regional seminar is always very good, covers cutting edge topics and attracts...

Thu, 07/20/2017

On July 12 in the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, Aaron Leroy Waring, Jr. was sentenced to probation for five years and three months of home confinement for his role in a bankruptcy fraud scheme in which he filed...

Thu, 06/29/2017

Pursuant to Judge Waites’ Chambers Guidelines, the deadline for parties to submit Joint Statements of Dispute and Requests for Continuances is 10:00 a.m., two (2) business days before the scheduled hearing.  Because of the July 4 Holiday, please...

Fri, 06/23/2017

Judge Burris invites bar members and their office staff to meet after court on Wednesday, June 28th in the 2nd floor courtroom in Columbia to discuss case procedures and matters of interest to the bar. It is anticipated this event will commence...

Mon, 06/05/2017

Judge Burris invites bar members and their office staff to meet after court on June 28th in the 2nd floor courtroom in Columbia to discuss case procedures and matters of interest to the bar. It is anticipated this event will commence around 10:30...

Wed, 05/17/2017

New Exhibit A to SC LBR 3015-5, the Certification of Plan Completion and Request for Discharge, must be used in Chapter 13 cases. A copy can be found ...

Tue, 05/09/2017

The Spartanburg Chapter 13 Consent/Dispute self-scheduling calendar for August forward will reflect the following changes:

10:00 a.m. - Chapter 13 consent docket  

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