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Latest News and Announcements

Revised Bankruptcy Forms Go Into Effect December 1 - Posted: 11/25/2015
U.S. Bankruptcy Court filers and lawyers must use new forms beginning December 1, when the first modernization of bankruptcy forms in two decades takes effect.

2016 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest - Posted: 11/19/2015
An essay and video contest open to high school students in the Western United States. Contest rules, entry instructions and other information will be available December 1 at....

Pending Changes in the Bankruptcy Forms - Posted: 11/19/2015
Most Official Bankruptcy Forms will be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted and renumbered versions effective December 1, 2015.

Scam Targets Bankruptcy Filers - Posted: 10/21/2015
Phone scammers are targeting bankruptcy filers in several states, using personal information from filings and posing as attorneys to get intended victims to immediately wire money to satisfy a debt.

Court Closure Due to the Approach of Tropical Storm Champi - Posted: 10/15/2015
The District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands will be closed on Friday, October 16, 2015, due to the approach of Tropical Storm Champi.

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Latest Opinions and Decisions

1:15-cr-00008-1 Docket No. 84 - Posted: 10/20/2015
United States of America v. Qiong Lu Pua
Decision and Order Denying Defendant’s Motion for Judgment of Acquittal

1:12-cr-00030-2 Docket No. 172 - Posted: 09/19/2015
United States of America v. Leyda I. Ada
Decision and Order Denying Defendant's Motion for Judgment of Acquittal

1:15-cv-00002 Docket No. 36 - Posted: 09/18/2015
Universal Group Development Inc., (Saipan) v. Wanzhong Yu and First Hawaiian Bank; First Hawaiian Bank v. Wanzhong Yu, Mingnan Jin and Jinwei Guo; Wanzhong Yu v. Mingnan Jin and Jinwei Guo
Ombinus Decision and Order

1:10-cv-00009 Docket No. 177 - Posted: 07/24/2015
Junior Larry Hillbroom, an individual v. David J. Lujan, an individual; and 16 Does 1 through 10, inclusive
Decision and Order Denying Defendants Lujan and Israel’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings

1:13-cr-00002 Docket No. 170 - Posted: 06/01/2015
United States of America v. Hong Kong Entertainment (Overseas) Investments, Ltd., dba Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino
Order Denying Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction

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