Due to the lapse in appropriations, Department of Justice websites will not be regularly updated. The Department’s essential law enforcement and national security functions will continue. Please refer to the Department of Justice’s contingency plan for more information.

UST - Region 7

UST - Region 7


Section 341(a) Meetings of Creditors

Though the government is shutdown due to a lapse in funding, all scheduled section 341 meetings will proceed as noticed.

Federal Judicial Districts Established for the Western and Southern Districts of Texas

The United States Trustee Program is a component of the U.S. Department of Justice that supervises the administration of bankruptcy cases. The United States Trustee for Region 7 serves the federal judicial districts established for the Western and Southern Districts of Texas. The regional office is located in Houston, TX. The links on this site contain information about the regional office of the United States Trustee and the field offices within Region 7.

U.S. Trustee Program

Bankruptcy Information Sheet

The bankruptcy information sheet provides some general information about what happens in a bankruptcy case, and it is available in a number of languages on the following page: Information for Individuals with Limited English Proficiency.


Please email questions concerning this Web site to: USTP.Region07@usdoj.gov


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The U.S. Trustee Program recently redesigned this Web site. If you are having trouble locating information or have comments on the redesigned site, please email us at USTWeb.



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