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Local Bankruptcy Rules Technical Amendments Effective January 2, 2020

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
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Public Notice

The Board of Judges for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, approved the following technical amendments to the Court’s Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBRs) that become effective January 2, 2020:

LBR 3011-1  Procedure for Obtaining Orders Releasing Unclaimed Funds
As the Court is adopting the new national form 1340 Application for Payment of Unclaimed Funds, and retiring the LBR form F 3011-1.MOTION.UNCLAIMED.FUNDS Motion for Order Releasing Unclaimed Funds, references to “motion” and the old LBR form where changed to “application” and the new national form.  Service requirements were also modified to reflect recently adopted national best practices that are specified in Form 1340.

LBR 9013-1(p)(5)  Motions and Matters Determined with Notice, but Without Hearing
Reference to Motion for Release of Unclaimed Funds was amended to Application for Payment of Unclaimed Funds to reflect amendments to LBR 3011-1 (see above).

LBR 7026-1(c)  Discovery - Failure to Make Disclosures or Cooperate in Discovery
References to “counsel’ were revised to “party” or “parties.”

The revised LBRs, and a redline summary of the revisions, are available on the Local Bankruptcy Rules web page of the Court’s website