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June 2, 2023
On Wednesday, June 7, 2023, required maintenance will be performed on the Case Management/Electronic Case Filing system (CM/ECF).  As a result, CM/ECF will not be available on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM PST. Please contact the...
Public Notice
May 25, 2023
The Los Angeles Help Desk invites you to attend a free bankruptcy program hosted by Public Counsel via Zoom on Monday, June 5th from 5 p.m.-7p.m. The program, “Is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy right for you?”, is for individuals considering Chapter 7...
Announcement
May 11, 2023
The L.A. Bankruptcy online intake and intake line (x704) are temporarily closed and reopening on June 5, 2023. Our bankruptcy clinic is still open and we will be conducting consultations for all those that have already scheduled appointments,...
Announcement
May 11, 2023
On Saturday, May 27, 2023, the Court will conduct an essential systems migration that will impact its information systems. As a result, the following Court systems and applications will not be available from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Saturday, May 27,...
Public Notice
May 9, 2023
All divisions of the Court will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2023 in observance of Memorial Day. The Court’s automated systems (e.g., the Court’s website, CM/ECF, LOU, PACER, VCIS, ePOC) will be operational and will not be affected by the closure...
Public Notice
May 5, 2023
Qualified applicants who are interested in serving as a Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representative are invited to submit an application to the United States District Court, Central District of California, by June 2, 2023. Submit...
Announcement
May 2, 2023
The current term of the Honorable Scott C. Clarkson, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California, is due to expire in January 2025. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is considering the reappointment of Judge Clarkson...
Announcement
April 24, 2023
Additional dates are now available for LIVE informational sessions via Zoom on the new features of The Central Guide, how to navigate the new tool, and more. No registration needed. Did you miss a detail from a previous session that you would like...
Announcement
March 1, 2023
From Friday, April 14, 2023 to Tuesday, April 18, 2023, the Court will conduct an essential systems and security upgrade that will impact its information systems. As a result, the following Court systems and applications will not be available from 5...
Public Notice
March 1, 2023
On March 1, 2023, Chief Judge Theodor C. Albert issued General Order 23-01 which supersedes the operations described in General Order 21-05 as communicated in Public Notice 21-013.  General Order 23-01 was issued to update the Court’s operations as...
Public Notice
February 10, 2023
All divisions of the Court will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2023 in observance of Washington’s Birthday. The Court’s automated systems (e.g., the Court’s website, CM/ECF, LOU, PACER, VCIS, ePOC) will be operational and will not be affected by...
Public Notice
January 11, 2023
The Court will be closed on the following federal holidays during 2023.  Unless otherwise announced, electronic systems (e.g., CM/ECF, LOU, ePOC) will continue to operate during Court closures.  Additional Court closures may be announced in...
Public Notice
January 11, 2023
On Monday, January 16, 2023, all divisions of the Court will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Court’s automated systems (e.g., the Court’s website, CM/ECF, LOU, PACER, VCIS, ePOC) will be operational and will not be...
Public Notice