United States Bankruptcy Court
United States Bankruptcy Court
Central District of California
Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and Courthouse
255 E. Temple Street, Suite 1360 / Courtroom 1368
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Emergency Motion Contacts:
Adversary Proceeding Status Report [LBR 7016-1] [MS Word Version]
Motion To Determine Value of Collateral [11 U.S.C. 506(a), FRBP 3012] [MS Word Version]
Notice of Status Conference re Removal of Action [LBR 9027-1] [MS Word Version]
Order on Motion to Determine Value of Collateral [11 U.S.C. 506(a), FRBP 3012] [MS Word Version]
Order to Appear and File Written Response Explaining Why the Court Should Not Appoint a Neutral Valuation Expert [MS Word Version]Pre-Trial Procedures: Model Pre-Trial Stipulation [MS Word Version] Pre-Trial Procedures: Model Order on Pre-Trial Stipulation [MS Word Version] Chapter 11 Disclosure Statement and Plan of Reorganization [MS Word Version]
Instructions for Telephoning Chambers: Includes information on procedures for avoiding junior liens, obtaining an emergency or shortened notice hearing, filing stipulations, requesting a continuance, and checking on the status of a case or an order.How to Get Section 362 Orders Entered and Served Correctly and QuicklyInstructions for Chapter 11 Post Confirmation Status ReportInstructions for the Professional Compensation and Fee BudgetChapter 11 Debtors Who Are Individuals - Use of LBR Forms - NEW!!!Judical Variance Statement - NEW!!!Notice of Amended Standards to be Employed in the Review of Application for Authorization of Employment of ProfessionalsNotice of Standards to be Employed in the Review of Applications for the Allowance of Compensation and the Reimbursement of ExpensesOrder Processing GuidelinesPre-Status Conference Instructions and Status Report FormatPre-Trial Procedure: Instructions for Preparing Model Pre-Trial Stipulation and Model OrderProcedures Regarding Trials and Evidentiary Hearings - Revised March 2010
Procedures, Notice and Order Authorizing Repossession of Premises without a Hearing (New Procedure Effective September 1, 2011)Chapter 13 Miscellaneous Procedures and Requirements - June 2012
Chapter 13 Calendar 12/09/2013
Consent Calendar 11/26/2013
PROCEDURE FOR REQUESTING AND MAKING TELEPHONIC APPEARANCE
Honorable Vincent P. Zurzolo
United States Bankruptcy Judge
Judge Zurzolo approves some requests for telephonic appearances at hearings and status conferences. He does not approve telephonic appearances for: (1) pre-trial conferences; (2) chapter 13 plan confirmation hearings; (3) chapter 13 miscellaneous hearings; or (4) attorneys who have not filed papers in connection with the hearing/status conference. Please follow the guidelines below:
I. Check Tentative Rulings
It is possible that a matter has been posted “no appearance required.” Please check the “Tentative Rulings” link on the main page of the court’s website at www.cacb.uscourts.gov.
Monday Chapter 13 Confirmation & Miscellaneous matters - no tentative rulings.Tuesday hearings - tentative rulings are posted the prior Thursday or Friday.Thursday hearings/status conferences - tentative rulings are posted the prior Tuesday.
II. Advance Request
At least 2 full court days prior to a hearing or status conference, contact Judge Zurzolo’s law clerk (213-894-3721 or 213-894-3755). Please provide the following information:
A clerk will promptly call back to provide notice of Judge Zurzolo’s decision.
III. Conditions for Approval
If only one attorney is approved for a specific time, that attorney has the choice to call the chambers line directly or via Court Call on the day of the hearing/status conference.
If more than one attorney is approved for a specific time, all approved attorneys must call together on one line, as there is only one phone line available in the courtroom. The first attorney approved has the choice of calling chambers directly via conference call, or having all approved attorneys use a pay service. All attorneys approved must cooperate to place the call.
IV. Making the Telephonic Appearance on the Day of the Hearing/Status Conference
TIME -- Call 10 minutes prior to the hearing/status conference (213-894-3755).METHOD – Call on a regular land-line. Absolutely no cell phones or speaker phones.
Printable version of Judge Zurzolo's Telephonic Appearance Procedures
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