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August 17, 2018
The current term of the Honorable Theodor C. Albert, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California, is due to expire in May 2019. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is considering the reappointment of Judge Albert to a...
Announcement
August 15, 2018
The US Bankruptcy Court would like to request a quote to provide Extron (or Equal) video, hardware and configuration services for the 9th Floor Training Room located at 255 E. Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.   As a standard for this request is...
Bids & Proposals
August 15, 2018
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.  The...
Public Notice
August 15, 2018
The Central District of California Bankruptcy Court divisions will be closed from 11:45 am to 1:30 pm on the following dates: Division Date Northern Thursday, August 30, 2018 San Fernando Valley  Friday, September 7, 2018 Riverside Wednesday,...
Public Notice
July 23, 2018
The Los Angeles Self-Help Desk will be closed until Monday, August 13, when it will reopen in its new location on the first floor of the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and Courthouse.   While the Los Angeles Self-Help Desk relocates, parties are...
Announcement
February 21, 2018
A bankruptcy litigation clinic will be held at the San Fernando Valley division on Friday, May 11, 2018 and on Friday, June 1, 2018.  The two hour programs will begin at 10:00 a.m.  Designed for people who have already filed a bankruptcy petition to...
Announcement
July 2, 2018
Thursday, July 12th  Chapter 7 Seminar; 9 a.m. Question & Answer; 1 p.m. Thursday, July 19th  Chapter 7 Seminar; 9 a.m. Question & Answer; 1 p.m.     Thursday, July 26th  Chapter 7 Seminar; 9 a.m. Question & Answer; 1 p.m.    ...
Announcement
June 27, 2018
Judge Jury will retire from the bench effective June 29, 2018. As of that day, Judge Jury’s pending caseload will be reassigned as specified in Public Notice 18-006.   Following her retirement, Judge Jury will continue to provide mediation...
Public Notice
June 18, 2018
The United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California approved the following revised Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBR) forms, effective June 18, 2018:   REVISED LBR Form Title LBR Form Number Order Granting/Denying...
Public Notice
June 10, 2018
At its March 2018 meeting, the Judicial Conference approved a new 3-day transcript delivery category, defined as “a transcript to be delivered within three (3) calendar days after receipt of an order,” with rates of $5.45 per page for original...
Announcement
April 2, 2018
On June 29, 2018, Judge Meredith A. Jury will retire from the bench.  Effective June 29, 2018, Judge Jury’s pending bankruptcy cases and related adversary proceedings will be reassigned to other judges as specified in the following tables:  ...
Public Notice
February 13, 2018
On February 13, 2018, the Court posted amended Local Bankruptcy Rules to correct a deadline-related typographical error in Local Bankruptcy Rule 3015-1(b)(3).  A redline of the corrections to Local Bankruptcy Rule 3015-1(b)(3) follows:   Local...
Public Notice
February 8, 2018
In the event that Congress does not pass an appropriations bill to continue funding the federal government beyond February 9, 2018, the federal judiciary will use other funds, such as fees collected, to enable federal courts to remain open for...
Public Notice
February 5, 2018
Effective Monday, February 12, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court’s Los Angeles Division Intake Section will permanently relocate to Room 100 on the Terrace Level of the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, 255 East Temple Street, Los...
Public Notice
January 19, 2018
In the event that Congress does not pass an appropriations bill to continue funding the federal government beyond January 19, 2018, the federal judiciary will use other funds, such as fees collected, to enable federal courts to remain open for...
Public Notice
January 8, 2018
The Court will be closed on the following federal holidays during 2018.  Unless otherwise announced, electronic systems (e.g., CM/ECF, LOU, etc.) will continue to operate during Court closures.  Additional Court closures may be announced in...
Public Notice