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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.

Mon, 12/07/2015

The Court has updated its electronic proof of claim system (ePOC) to implement the new official proof of claim form. ePOC is a free service that allows creditors to file claims electronically without using a login or password. ePOC is convenient...

Tue, 12/22/2015

United States Trustee Judy A. Robbins is pleased to announce the selection of Pamela Simmons-Beasley to replace retiring Chapter 13 standing trustee Joy S. Goodwin, effective January 1, 2016.  The United States Trustee thanks Joy Goodwin for...

Wed, 12/09/2015

As of December 1, 2015, CM/ECF has been upgraded to version 5.1.1 which implements the new official bankruptcy forms. Use of the new forms is required in all pending and new cases effective December 1, 2015.
CM/ECF 5.1.1 resources can be...

Fri, 01/15/2016

On Monday, January 25, 2016, the Bankruptcy Court will participate in the Paralegal Seminar sponsored by the South Carolina Bankruptcy Association. The court's operational staff will be conducting a session during which they will...

Fri, 02/26/2016

Ten years ago, Wm. Thurmond Bishop retired from his position as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of South Carolina. Judge Bishop was appointed on October 9, 1987. During the period of almost twenty years on the bench, he presided...

Wed, 03/02/2016

 Please join us in the bankruptcy courtroom in Spartanburg on Thursday, March 31 beginning at noon for a meet and greet with bankruptcy court personnel including chambers, courtroom and case staff, and the Clerk of Court. Sandwiches will be...

Tue, 03/01/2016

The judges and staff of the United States Bankruptcy Court extend congratulations and best wishes to Judge Helen E. Burris on the tenth anniversary of her appointment as a United States Bankruptcy Judge. She was appointed March 1, 2006 and serves...

Tue, 03/15/2016

The United States Trustee has asked the court to disseminate to the bar the following United States Trustee procedure concerning meetings of creditors. The judges of the court concur that matters concerning meetings of creditors should first be...

Mon, 03/21/2016

Please join us in the bankruptcy courtroom in Spartanburg on Thursday, March 31 beginning at noon for a meet and greet with bankruptcy court personnel including chambers, courtroom and case staff, and the Clerk of Court. Sandwiches will be...

Wed, 03/30/2016

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina seeks to fill the positions of a Windows Server and Security Administrator in the Columbia Division. Information about the positions and application procedures are available...

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