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  • February 25, 2021 10:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In response to recent widespread breaches of both private sector and government computer systems, federal courts are implementing new procedures to protect highly sensitive sealed documents (HSDs) filed with the courts. The Court has issued a standing order, dated February 23, 2021, detailing the court's policies and procedures for designating, filing, and maintaining highly sensitive documents.

    Click the link to see the complete order:  https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.ca3.uscourts.gov_sites_ca3_files_HSD-2520Order-2520Final-2520022321.pdf&d=DwICaQ&c=euGZstcaTDllvimEN8b7jXrwqOf-v5A_CdpgnVfiiMM&r=VjSP-zCVpLyvHor3GLqHOlrirCuv_rOfiaxVmaXzJyw&m=n3QcRnylQPmnv-fxDYSYBa8ss7eOdTLBZBlxbCkGLx0&s=wHDHgybq1BCxDVheFAQFRgDkbI1q196zOu2RmxspYFM&e=


  • February 18, 2021 2:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Due to inclement weather conditions, the Delaware State Courts in New Castle County will be closed on Thursday, 2/18/21. Justice of the Peace Court 11 (New Castle County) will remain open.

  • February 18, 2021 2:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    FROM DE BANKRUPTCY COURT: 

    The Intake counter and on premises operations will be closed on Thursday, February 18th, due to inclement weather.  All other court business will continue virtually.

    FROM DE DISTRICT COURT: 

     Due to the inclement weather, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware will be closed on Thursday, February 18, 2021


  • February 12, 2021 3:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    FROM DE BANKRUPTCY COURT: 

    CLICK HERE FOR JUDGE DORSEY'S REVISED CHAMBERS PROCEDURES


  • February 05, 2021 2:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Due to the upcoming upgrade to NextGen, CM/ECF will be unavailable from Friday, Feb 12th at 7AM EST – Tuesday, Feb 16th at 8AM EST


  • February 03, 2021 10:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    FROM DE BANKRUPTCY COURT:  REVISED LOCAL RULES EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1ST

     CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD; CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD REDLINE VERSION


  • February 02, 2021 9:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE DELAWARE BANKRUPTCY COURT & DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TODAY.  


  • February 01, 2021 2:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    STANDING ORDER ON THE PROCEDURES FOR FILING, SERVICE, AND MANAGEMENT OF HIGHLY SENSITIVE DOCUMENTS....CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.


  • February 01, 2021 10:28 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE DELAWARE BANKRUPTCY COURT & DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TODAY.

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