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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.

Tue, 10/04/2022

Campbell Plumblee has joined the court as a law clerk in the chambers of Judge Helen E. Burris in the Greenville Division. Since September 2021, Campbell has worked with McAngus, Goudelock & Courie in Greenville as a workers’ compensation...

Mon, 10/03/2022

Judge Gasparini invites Bankruptcy Bar members and office staff to a “town hall” meeting in the bankruptcy courtroom in Charleston on Thursday, November 3rd at 2:00 p.m.. She expects this event will last approximately 1...

Mon, 10/03/2022

The judges invite comment to proposed changes to the local rules to scbml_lr_comment@scb.uscourts.gov on or before November 10, 2022.  All local rules were revised to remove the notes...

Wed, 09/28/2022

Due to inclement weather conditions associated with Hurricane Ian, the Bankruptcy Court's Charleston Division offices and courtroom will close at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2022, and remain closed on Friday, September 30, 2022. If you...

Mon, 09/19/2022

In observance of the upcoming holidays, the Court will be closed for Thanksgiving on November 23, 24 and 25; for Christmas on December 23 and 26; and for the New Year’s holiday on December 30, 2022 and January 2, 2023. Please see the...

Fri, 09/16/2022

As previously announced, all new Columbia Division cases and proceedings will be assigned to Judge Duncan, effective September 25, 2022....

Wed, 09/14/2022

The Court will transfer all pending chapter 13 cases assigned to Judge Helen E. Burris in the Columbia division to Judge David R. Duncan on September 25, 2022.  All new Columbia division chapter 13 cases will also be assigned to Judge Duncan. ...

Wed, 09/14/2022

The Court's Local Forms page has been updated to include a Chapter 13 Plan Payment Change Stipulation form that may be utilized in Chapter 13 cases filed in any...

Thu, 09/08/2022

In the coming weeks, Chapter 13 cases pending in the Columbia division assigned to Judge Helen E. Burris (Trustee Annemarie Mathews) will be reassigned to Judge David R. Duncan, the judge assigned to the Columbia duty station. Judge Duncan...

Tue, 08/30/2022

With great sadness the Court announces the passing of attorney Thomas Eugene Allen, III, on August 28, 2022. Gene was an attorney with Nexsen, Pruet, LLC. During his long and successful career, he contributed significantly to the bar and the...

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