Current News

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August 29, 2014
On Aug. 11, 2014, PACER discontinued access to Los Angeles Division only cases closed prior to January 1, 2001.  However, none of the data was destroyed, and the public can obtain the same information through the court’s toll-free Call Center at 855...
Announcement
August 25, 2014
Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit announced today the reappointment of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Barry Russell of Los Angeles. (more)
Announcement
August 22, 2014
The Central District of California Bankruptcy Court divisions will be closed on the following dates and times:    Division Date Time Riverside Thursday, September 4, 2014 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Los...
Public Notice
July 29, 2014
Effective August 4, 2014, all checks accepted at the Court’s San Fernando Valley Division will be processed as electronic funds transfers.  The new check process will result in improved efficiency and cost savings for the Court.   Under this...
Public Notice
July 28, 2014
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites comments on the proposed amendments to Ninth Circuit Rules 31-2.2(a), 22-1(d) and 32-5.  Comments must be submitted on or before September 3, 2014.  Click here to view the proposed...
Announcement
July 7, 2014
Reassignment of Judge Saltzman’s Cases to Judge Yun Effective July 21, 2014, all pending bankruptcy cases and related adversary proceedings in the Riverside Division assigned to Judge Deborah J. Saltzman are reassigned to Judge Scott H. Yun, with...
Public Notice
July 1, 2014
The Honorable Scott H. Yun's webpage is now online and contains his procedures and available self-calendaring dates through December 2014.
Announcement
June 30, 2014
Effective July 1, 2014, the Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California revised its forms requirements for filing a bankruptcy case in this district.  The changes involve the replacement of two forms that are required if the debtor paid...
Public Notice
June 27, 2014
The Board of Judges for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, approved the following new and revised Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBR) forms that become effective June 30, 2014.     Also on June 30, 2014, the...
Public Notice
June 20, 2014
Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit announced today the appointment of Scott H. Yun to serve as a judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. (more)
Announcement
May 29, 2014
The Court approved revisions to 10 Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBR) forms regarding Relief From Stay (RFS) that become effective on June 30, 2014. As the revisions to the RFS forms are substantial, a preview set of the forms is available for reference...
Public Notice
May 13, 2014
LOS ANGELES - On May 20, 2014, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California will host a Law Day celebration for local high school students. The celebration will be held at the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building, 255 East...
Announcement
May 2, 2014
Beginning May 1, 2014, debtors can request to receive orders and court-generated notices by email rather than by U.S. mail.  This new free program is called Debtor Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing (DeBN).  Service requirements for other parties in a...
Public Notice
April 25, 2014
The Judicial Conference of the United States approved several changes to the federal court miscellaneous fee schedules that relate to bankruptcy courts and become effective June 1, 2014: Filing Type Fee Amount Effective June 1, 2014 Chapter 7...
Public Notice
April 8, 2014
Several caseload changes involving the transfer and reassignment of cases, and reassignment of zip codes used to determine filing jurisdictions for debtors in some cities, will become effective on May 10, 2014, as follows: Los Angeles Division...
Public Notice
March 5, 2014
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications from highly qualified candidates for the position of Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California. This position will be available on January 2, 2015. The selection process...
Announcement
March 4, 2014
The Guidelines for Allowance of Attorneys’ Fees in Chapter 13 Cases (Guidelines) was revised and is now included in the Court Manual Section 2.  Revisions to the Guidelines and Court Manual become effective March 4, 2014. The Guidelines govern the...
Public Notice
February 28, 2014
The Judicial Council of the Ninth Circuit has reappointed United States Bankruptcy Judge Meredith A. Jury of Riverside, California, to the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, or BAP, which resolves appeals arising out of bankruptcy court...
Announcement
February 19, 2014
The current term of the Honorable Sheri Bluebond, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California, is due to expire in January 2015. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is considering the reappointment of the Judge to a new...
Announcement
January 7, 2014
The Court will be closed on the following federal holidays during 2014.  Unless otherwise announced, electronic systems (CM/ECF, VCIS, LOU, and PACER) will continue to operate during Court closures.  Additional Court closures may be announced in...
Public Notice