The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Iowa will be closed on the following dates in observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays: December 23, 26 and 30, 2016 and January 2, 2017. Electronic filing will be available for use during the referenced time frame.

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U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Southern District of Iowa
110 East Court Avenue, Suite 300
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

(515) 284-6230

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News & Announcements


Miscellaneous Fee Changes and Amendment to Official Bankruptcy Form 410S2, Effective December 1, 2016
At its September 2016 session, the Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the appellate, district and bankruptcy court miscellaneous fee schedules ...


Federal Bankruptcy Rule 3015 and new Rule 3015.1 Published for Public Comment
On July 1, 2016, the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules published a proposed amendment to Bankruptcy Rule 3015 and a new Rule 3015.1 and requested that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.