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October 14, 2016
On October 19, 2016 the bankruptcy self-help desk in Los Angeles will be closed in the morning, reopening in the afternoon
The bankruptcy self-help desk in Los Angeles will be closed on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 during the morning only and will reopen at 2:00 pm.
October 11, 2016
All divisions of the Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California will be closed on the following holidays: Thursday, November 24, 2016 Thanksgiving Friday, November 25, 2016 State of California Holiday Monday,...
October 3, 2016
Judge Sandra R. Klein of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California has asked the Federal Judicial Center (FJC) to survey members of the Bar to assess her performance. The judge's decision to ask the FJC to conduct...
August 30, 2016
Effective September 8, 2016, Judge Richard M. Neiter’s pending bankruptcy cases and related adversary proceedings will be reassigned to Los Angeles Division judges, with the exception of cases listed in Exhibit A and any previously reassigned cases...
August 15, 2016
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment...
August 8, 2016
Effective August 22, 2016, Chief Judge Sheri Bluebond will move from courtroom 1475 and chambers 1482 on the fourteenth floor to courtroom 1539 and chambers 1534 on the fifteenth floor of the Roybal Federal Building and Courthouse at the Los...
August 5, 2016
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 Santa Ana Monday, August 29, 2016 Riverside Thursday, September 1, 2016...
July 27, 2016
Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit announced the appointment of Bankruptcy Judge Julia W. Brand to a seven-year term on the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, or BAP, which resolves...
June 27, 2016
Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit announced the reappointment of Bankruptcy Judge Peter H. Carroll to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. To see a copy of the news...
June 10, 2016
The United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, is proposing amendments to its Local Bankruptcy Rules, to become effective January 3, 2017, and is circulating the proposed amendments to the bar and public for comment. A redline...
June 10, 2016
The United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, revised and retired the following Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBR) forms, and a new form was approved. These changes become effective June 10, 2016. Very minor technical changes were...
March 15, 2016
Adjusted Dollar Amounts For Official Forms, Directors Forms, And Instructions, Effective April 1, 2016
On April 1, 2016, automatic adjustments to some dollar amounts in the following Official Forms, Directors Forms, and instructions, will become effective: Official Form 106C Schedule C: The Property You Claim as Exempt Official Form...
January 11, 2016
The Court will be closed on the following federal holidays during 2016. Unless otherwise announced, electronic systems (CM/ECF, eSR, VCIS, LOU, and PACER) will continue to operate during Court closures. Additional Court closures may be announced...
January 11, 2016
The Court will be upgrading its servers on Saturday, January 16, 2016, as part of its readiness preparation for eventual conversion to the national case management system, NextGen/ECF. As a result, the following automated systems will not be...