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Public Notice

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

Announcement

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...
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...
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...
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...

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