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Public Notice

December 16, 2016
  Effective January 3, 2017, Judge Deborah J. Saltzman’s Northern Division chapter 7 cases and related adversary proceedings will be reassigned to Judge Peter H. Carroll.   Also effective January 3, 2017, Judge Peter H. Carroll’s Northern...
December 13, 2016
The Board of Judges for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, revised the Court’s Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBR).            The following revised LBRs become effective January 3, 2017: ·        LBR 1001-1(f) and LBR 9011...
December 9, 2016
DMM, the program manager for the Court’s Loan Modification Management Pilot Program (“LMM”), is offering online training seminars on the use of the DMM web portal:   Thursday, December 15, 2016, at 1:00 PM (Pacific Time), and Tuesday, December...
December 5, 2016
RE:  New and Revised Local Bankruptcy Rules Forms  Effective December 5, 2016   The United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California approved the following new and revised Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBR) forms that become effective...
December 5, 2016
The Court approved General Order 16-01, Order Vacating General Orders that are Obsolete, Superseded, or Incorporated into the Local Bankruptcy Rules.     General Order 16-01 vacated the following General Orders (GO):   GO Number GO Title...
December 5, 2016
Effective December 5, 2016, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California has established a Loan Modification Management Pilot Program (“LMM”).  The LMM is designed to function as a forum for debtors and creditors to...
November 30, 2016
Changes to procedures and fees for registry funds invested with the Court become effective immediately. The Court amended General Order 13-01 (AGO 13-01), Amended Procedures for Registry Funds, to accommodate a few changes in the administration...
November 18, 2016
  The Judicial Conference of the United States approved adjustments to the miscellaneous fee schedule for bankruptcy courts. These changes become effective December 1, 2016, as follows: Filing Type Current Fee New Fee For filing the...
November 18, 2016
  The Clerk’s Office in the Santa Ana, San Fernando Valley, and Northern Divisions of the Central District of California Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Friday, December 2, 2016, to enable staff to attend a district-wide training program. Los...
November 2, 2016
Effective November 3, 2016, Judge Deborah J. Saltzman will move from courtroom 1339 and chambers 1334 on the thirteenth floor to courtroom 1639 and chambers 1634 on the sixteenth floor of the Roybal Federal Building and Courthouse at the Los Angeles...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
March 15, 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 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...
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...

Announcement

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...