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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, 02/25/2014

Exhibit C to SC LBR 9013-4 is amended to extend the notice period in a chapter 11 case to sell, use, or lease property from 14 to 21 days pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 2002(a)(2).

Wed, 03/12/2014

The Court would like to thank Janet Haigler, Barbara Brunson, Barbara Barton, Michael Conrady, Stan McGuffin and Janne Osborne for volunteering for the Ask-A-Lawyer program this past quarter. The next Ask-A-Lawyer sessions are planned for...

Mon, 03/24/2014

The Court's CM/ECF server has been repaired and restored. Users may resume using all regular electronic functions. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Fri, 03/21/2014

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina has experienced a hardware failure on its CM/ECF server. As a result, the Court has initiated replication processes with the Administrative Offices of the United States Courts...

Tue, 04/01/2014

The CM/ECF event, Withdrawal, has been modified to streamline withdrawal of pleadings not yet on the Court Calendar. The event is now text only but allows the attachment of a Certificate of Service if desired. If you wish to withdraw a pleading...

Thu, 04/03/2014

The Court, in consultation with the Chapter 13 Interest Rate Committee, has determined that the Local Rule 3015-6 presumptively reasonable interest rate is 5.25%. The rate remains unchanged from the previous year.

Fri, 04/04/2014

Pacer will be conducting maintenance on April 4, 2014 at 10:00 pm through Sunday morning, April 6, 2014. This maintenance only affects the ability to register for or update an existing PACER or Appellate Filer account, view PACER statements, make...

Thu, 04/03/2014

CM/ECF will be unavailable Saturday, April 5th between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Please refer to SC LBR 5005-4 if an emergency filing is necessary while CM/ECF is unavailable.

Fri, 04/11/2014

Effective June 1, 2014, the administrative fee for filing a petition increases from $46.00 to $75.00 for cases filed under Chapter 7, 12, or 13 and to $550.00 for cases filed under Chapter 9, 11, or 15. Debtors filing a case jointly are only...

Tue, 05/06/2014

A new feature has been added to aid in the Recovery Of Lost Or Forgotten CM/ECF Password. For details on recovering CM/ECF passwords, click this PARTICIPANTS' GUIDE LINK.

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