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Latest News and Announcements

Judiciary Open During Government Shutdown - Posted: 01/21/2018
Despite a government shutdown, the federal Judiciary will remain open and can continue operations for approximately three weeks, through February 9, by using court fee balances and other funds not dependent on a new appropriation.

Biennial Renewal Fee Due - Posted: 01/05/2018
REMINDER: The Biennial Renewal Fee is due Thursday, February 15, 2018.

Attorney Admission Fee Increase - Posted: 10/27/2017
The United States District Court, District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands' new schedule of attorney admission fees and revised local rules will take effect on November 1, 2017.

Notice of Proposed Local Chapter 13 Plan Form - Posted: 10/27/2017
Absent contrary action by Congress, amendments to the Bankruptcy Rules and Bankruptcy Forms will become effective on December 1, 2017.

Pending Changes in the Bankruptcy Forms - Posted: 10/26/2017
On September 12, 2017, the Judicial Conference approved several amendments to Official Forms that will go into effect on December 1, 2017.

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Latest Opinions and Decisions

1:16-cv-00015 Docket No. 66 - Posted: 01/04/2018
KSA Corporation and Il Hwan Kim v. Jin an Hun, Eun Taek Jeong, Joann P. Hensley, Oscar M. Babauta, Ramon S. Salas, and Does 1–10
Decision and Order Granting Defendant Salas’s Motion for Summary Judgment

1:17-cv-00021 Docket No. 15 - Posted: 12/04/2017
Sin Ho Nam, Winnerslife, Inc., f/k/a Sin Ho Nam Development, Inc., and Dan Bi Choi, LLC, v. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Diego Camacho Blanco, in his capacity as Chairman of the Commonwealth Zoning Board, and Does 1 through 5
Decision and Order Denying Plaintiffs’ Request for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction, and Granting Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss

1:17-cv-00005 Docket No. 13 - Posted: 11/29/2017
Steven Brownstein dba Steven Brownstein Entertainment v. Jason H. Aldan, Fredrick Holloman, and Does 1–10 Inclusive
Decision and Order Granting Aldan's Motion to Dismiss

1:13-ap-00003 Docket No. 57 - Posted: 10/18/2017
Jin Min Lee v. Joo Yoon Yeom
Decision and Order Granting Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment, Denying Defendant’s Discharge, and Dismissing Defendant’s Chapter 7 Petition with Prejudice

1:16-cv-00028 Docket No. 32 - Posted: 10/16/2017
Nicolas Guy Pohl, v. Exxon Mobil Corporation, Mobil Oil Mariana Islands, Inc., and Does I-V
Decision and Order Granting Motion to Strike and Dismissing with Prejudice Exxon Mobil Corporation

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