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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES

ADMINISTRATIVE AND GENERAL ORDERS
April 22, 2020 Administrative Order 2020-10 Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rules Relating to SBRA Interim Rules with Revisions Necessitated by CARES Act; and Notice of Amended Official Forms Remains in full effect
April 9, 2020 Administrative Order 2020-09 Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19 and Related Coronavirus Remains in full effect
March 26, 2020 Administrative Order 2020-08 (1) Closure of the Clerk's Office in Reno, Nevada, to Public Access; and (2) Suspension of Court Courtesy Copy Requirements under LR 9014(e) Remains in full effect
March 25, 2020 Administrative Order 2020-07 Requirement of Original Signatures on Electronic Filings Remains in full effect
March 18, 2020 Administrative Order 2020-06 Extension of Certain Deadlines Remains in full effect
March 19, 2020 Administrative Order 2020-05 Hearings to be Held Telephonically Remains in full effect
March 16, 2020 Administrative Order 2020-04 Court Operations under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19 and Related Coronavirus Remains in full effect
March 16, 2020 Temporary Administrative Order 2020-03 Restrictions on Visitors to the Courthouse Remains in full effect

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS
June 12, 2020 United States Trustee Program Extends Telephonic or Video Section 341 Meetings to Cases Filed through October 10, 2020
May 4, 2020 Online Discussion: Changes to Bankruptcy Practice in Light of COVID-19
April 27, 2020 United States Trustee Program Extends Telephonic Section 341 Meetings to Cases Filed through July 10, 2020
March 26, 2020 Closure of the Clerk's Office in Reno, Nevada, to Public Access
March 19, 2020 Court Hearing Participation
March 18, 2020 Requesting Court Call Access
March 17, 2020 Clerk's Office Operational Changes During COVID-19 Outbreak
March 17, 2020 Notice from the United States Trustee Regarding the Continuance of Section 341 Meetings in Chapters 7, 12 and 13 Cases - Region 17

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Effective immediately, all in-person chapter 7, 12, and 13 section 341 meetings scheduled through April 10, 2020, are hereby continued until a later date to be determined.  Absent special circumstances, section 341 meetings may not proceed during this period except through telephonic or other alternative means not requiring personal appearance by debtors. Appropriate notice will be provided to parties in accordance with bankruptcy law and rules.

Meetings already noticed as telephonic meetings may proceed as scheduled.

This notice supplements the March 13, 2020 Notice from the United States Trustee Regarding the Rescheduling of Section 341 Meetings.

Questions should be directed to the field office Assistant United States Trustee.

https://www.justice.gov/ust-regions-r17

March 16, 2020 Schedule Telephonic Conferences to Reduce Coronavirus Exposure
(IMPORTANT: BELOW PROCESS HAS CHANGED – REFER INSTEAD TO MARCH 19, 2020 ANNOUNCEMENT ABOVE)

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada is committed to continuing service to the public during the COVID-19 outbreak. The court is authorizing participants in hearings to use Court Call to participate telephonically. The 48 hour prior authorization may be waived by the presiding judge. Trials cannot be done telephonically unless prior authorization by the bankruptcy judge presiding in the case. Please review the information on the Court’s website (https://www.nvb.uscourts.gov/judges/guidelines/court-call/).
March 16, 2020 Press Release – Coronavirus (COVID-19)
March 9, 2020 Reducing Exposure to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada is complying with the specific instructions provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov and is monitoring the website for any recommended actions. The Court is asking that the public also comply with the CDC Guidelines to protect yourself and others.

If you fall within a higher risk category, or are otherwise uncomfortable appearing in person for a non-evidentiary hearing before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, please review the information on the Court’s website (https://www.nvb.uscourts.gov/judges/courtroom-technology/telephone-conferences/).

At this time there are NO CHANGES to normal court operations. The Foley Courthouse and Federal Building in Las Vegas, Nevada and the Clifton C. Young Courthouse in Reno, Nevada are open.

Any future changes or updates will be posted on this website and communicated as appropriate. Please note that any changes in court operations may vary between offices (Las Vegas and Reno), and will depend on guidance provided by local public health agencies.