2019 Civics Contest Now Open
Interested high school students are asked to participate in an essay and video contest on the topic of What is an "Unreasonable Search and Seizure" in the Digital Age? Entry deadline Monday, April 1, 2019. See flyer for additional details.
Our thoughts are with those affected by the recent wildfires. For information on setting up alternate arrangements for your case or general preparedness information, please click here.
Each year the Court recognizes those who volunteer to assist self-represented parties.
Visit the media gallery to view videos that describe some of the most common procedural matters in a bankruptcy case. Videos are available in both English and Spanish.
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.
Self-help desks in each of our five divisions provide self-represented parties with access to pro bono legal services.
The Court's Strategic Plan for 2014-2019 is now available for viewing.
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.
Events and Deadlines
Bankruptcy cases have many procedures and time limits that must be met. To learn more about the requirements in a bankruptcy case click here.
March 14, 2019
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