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News & Announcements

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 for 2019-2014.

Fri, 07/10/2020

On Friday, July 10, 2020, the building was closed due to a power outage.

Tue, 06/16/2020

The U.S. Trustee Program is extending the requirement that section 341 meetings be conducted by telephone or video appearance to all cases filed through October 10, 2020.  However, if the responsible U.S. Trustee or case trustee determines that...

Wed, 06/10/2020

The District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma amended OKWD General Order 20-11 to delete the prohibition of more than ten people in a courtroom gallery at any time...

Fri, 05/29/2020

The Court has amended this General Order to provide that not all hearings will be conducted telephonically.  Some hearings may be held in person at the courthouse; others may...

Thu, 05/28/2020

All visitors to the courthouse are required to wear face coverings at all times. Please see OKWD General Order 20-15 for more information.

Fri, 05/08/2020

The Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure and its five advisory committees invite public input on possible rule amendments that could ameliorate future national emergencies’ effects on court operations. Congress has directed the Judicial...

Wed, 04/29/2020

A new CM/ECF event is available for docketing forbearance agreements pursuant to the CARES Act.

The event will appear in the categories Claim Actions and Creditor Claimant Activity

The filer will go to Bankruptcy > Claims...

Wed, 04/15/2020

On March 27, Congress passed, and the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”). The CARES Act made some changes to the Bankruptcy Code, most of them temporary, to provide financial assistance...