Each year the Court recognizes those who volunteer to assist self-represented parties.
2021 Civics Contest
What Does Our American Community Ask of Us?
How should we as a society strike the appropriate balance within the framework of our Constitution between safeguarding our rights and fulfilling our responsibilities to each other? Read more
2019 Annual Report
The Court's Strategic Plan for 2020-2024 is now available for viewing.
Central District Profile
The District Profile displays key demographic and economic data on the population that the Court serves. It also shows the District’s large volume of bankruptcy filings, as well as the many ways the Court stays connected to the community. Download PDF
Self-help desks in each of our five divisions provide self-represented parties with access to pro bono legal services.
Questions? Chat Live!
The Court offers the opportunity to chat with customer service representatives, who can answer general questions about bankruptcy and direct you to rules and forms.
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Programs & Services
- Informacíon en Español
- Office of the U.S. Trustee
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, Ninth Circuit
- U.S. District Court, California Central
- U.S. Courts
- Federal Court Locator
- Sale of Estate Property
- Credit Report and Court Records
- Unclaimed Funds Search
- Report Bankruptcy Fraud