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Public Notice

August 21, 2012
The Clerk’s Office of the following Bankruptcy Court Divisions in the Central District of California will be closed on the dates and times indicated below. Division Date Time Riverside Thursday, September 6,...
August 3, 2012
The Court has established a webpage to provide information about this case and post select documents of interest. This webpage can be accessed by clicking on Case of Interest: City of San Bernardino on the home page of the Court’s website at www....
July 11, 2012
Judge Scott C. Clarkson recently began receiving a portion of the new chapter 7 and chapter 11 bankruptcy cases filed at the Santa Ana Division. Judge Clarkson will also continue to receive new cases filed at the Riverside Division. Hearings To...
June 6, 2012
The Court will implement the new CM/ECF Filing Agent on Monday, July 16, 2012. Filing Agent is an optional feature that enables registered CM/ECF users to assign unique logins and passwords to support staff filing electronic documents on their...
May 15, 2012
The Central District of California Bankruptcy Judges approved new/modified Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBR) forms that become effective on June 1, 2012. LBR Form Number LBR Form Title F 2081-1.5.MOTION. EMPLOYMENT (New...
April 17, 2012
In 2011, the Central District of California Bankruptcy Court received approximately 31% of all self-represented (pro se) bankruptcy filings nationally. The Court has recently completed an extensive study of self-represented litigants in its service...
March 19, 2012
The Court will be upgrading its CM/ECF system to the latest national version on Saturday, March 24, 2012, between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.  As a result, the Court’s electronic systems, as listed below, will NOT be available during that time: CM/ECF...
March 12, 2012
Effective April 2, 2012, Chief Judge Peter H. Carroll will move from courtroom 1539/chambers 1534 on the fifteenth floor, to courtroom 1468/chambers 1460 on the fourteenth floor of the Roybal Building & Courthouse at the Los Angeles Division....
March 7, 2012
Applications are now being accepted for appointment to the panel of mediators for the Bankruptcy Mediation Program of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.  Qualified professionals willing to serve on a pro bono basis,...
February 10, 2012
During February 2012, pending bankruptcy cases and related adversary proceedings assigned to Judge Ellen Carroll, Judge Robert N. Kwan and Judge Catherine E. Bauer will be reassigned as outlined in the following table. On February 16, 2012, Judge...
February 3, 2012
The Court has approved revisions to chapter 13 fee guidelines that become effective immediately: LBR Appendix IV Guidelines for Allowance of Attorney’s Fees in Chapter 13 Cases; and LBR form F 3015-1.7.RARA Rights and Responsibilities Agreement...
January 6, 2012
The Central District of California bankruptcy judges recently completed a Judicial Practices Survey to provide the public with detailed information about each of the judges' specific judicial practices such as calendaring hearings, tentative rulings...
January 5, 2012
The United States Bankruptcy Court will be closed on the following 2012 Federal Holidays: Day/Date Holiday Monday, January 16, 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, February 20, 2012 Presidents’ Day...

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