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News & Announcements: December, 2016

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Thu, 12/01/2016

Amendments to (federal) Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil and Criminal Rules that are effective today, December 1, 2016.  For full descriptions of the amendments, please refer to the US Courts website at the following link:...

Thu, 12/01/2016

The fee schedule for the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana has been updated to reflect increases approved by the Judicial Conference in September of 2016.  The new fees are effective today, December 1, 2016.  You may...

Thu, 12/01/2016

The Court has issued General Order 2016-16 which describes updates necessary to be compliant with new IRS rules for investment earnings on interpleader funds deposited under 28 U.S.C. section 1335 (“disputed ownership funds”) held in court...