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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, 03/24/2015

Due to system maintenance, CM/ECF will not be available for e-filing on Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 5:00 am to 1:00 pm. Please refer to SCLBR 5005-4 for alternate filing procedures during this time.

Wed, 04/01/2015

The Court thanks Jennifer Honeycutt, Rick Gleissner, Lex Rogerson, Elisabetta Gasparini, Barbara Brunson and Christine Loftis-Dunagin for volunteering for the Ask-A-Lawyer program this past quarter. The next Ask-A-Lawyer sessions are planned for...

Tue, 04/28/2015

Pursuant to Local Rule 3015-6, the Court, in consultation with the Chapter 13 Interest Rate Committee, has determined that the presumptively reasonable interest rate in Chapter 13 plans remains 5.25%.

Fri, 04/03/2015

The Court thanks Lauren Schumann, Janet Haigler, Jane Downey, and Pam Beasley for presenting C.A.R.E. financial literacy programs this past quarter. Over one hundred adults and students attended these credit education programs presented in...

Tue, 05/12/2015

In conjunction with South Carolina Legal Services, American Student Assistance will conduct a free webinar on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. to provide information regarding its student loan website, ...

Thu, 06/18/2015

The Court thanks Andrew Brener, Andrew Powell, John Butler, Suzanne Campbell-Chisholm and Kathleen Muthig for volunteering for the Ask-A- Lawyer program this past quarter. The next Ask-A-Lawyer sessions are planned for July 10, August 7, and...

Thu, 06/11/2015

Due to a system upgrade, will be unavailable on Saturday, June 13, 2015, from 6:00 PM to Midnight Eastern Time. If you incur a filing fee during the interruption, please log back in to CM/ECF as soon as...

Thu, 06/25/2015

Due to street closures in the surrounding area, the Bankruptcy Court location at 145 King Street, Room 225, Charleston SC will be closed all day on Friday, June 26, 2015. Other Bankruptcy Court locations in this district will...

Tue, 07/28/2015

The court is pleased to announce the availability of a new text only event in CM/ECF that will generate a judge specific settlement order for the cure of post petition payment deficiencies in connection with chapter 13 motions for stay relief. ...

Tue, 06/30/2015

The United States Trustee seeks applicants for a Chapter 13 trustee for the Columbia Division. Please see the attached announcement.


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