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Public Notice

December 27, 2018
The Board of Judges for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, approved the following amendments to the Court’s Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBRs) that become effective January 2, 2019: LBR LBR Title Type of Amendment LBR...
December 21, 2018
On Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25, 2018, the Central District of California Bankruptcy Court will be closed in recognition of the Christmas holiday with the following exception:  Los Angeles Division Intake Open.  On Monday, December...
December 21, 2018
In the event that Congress does not pass an appropriations bill to continue funding the federal government beyond December 21, 2018, the federal judiciary will use other funds, such as fees collected, to enable federal courts to remain open for...
December 3, 2018
President Trump has declared Wednesday, December 5, 2018, a National Day of Mourning to honor the memory of former President George H.W. Bush. As a result, the Court will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, and will resume normal service on...
November 29, 2018
The Clerk’s Office in the Riverside, Santa Ana, San Fernando Valley, and Northern Divisions of the Central District of California Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Friday, December 14, 2018, to enable staff to attend a district-wide training...
October 31, 2018
All divisions of the Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California will be closed on the following holidays:  Thursday, November 22, 2018 Thanksgiving Friday, November 23, 2018 Day after Thanksgiving Tuesday, December 25, 2018 Christmas...
October 2, 2018
DMM, the program manager for the Court’s Loan Modification Management Pilot Program (“LMM”), is offering online training seminars on the use of the DMM web portal: Thursday, October 23, 2018, at 1:00 PM (Pacific Time),  Wednesday, October 24, 2018,...
October 1, 2018
Chief Judge Bluebond, Judge Kaufman, Judge Tighe, and Judge Zurzolo have been added as participating judges in the Court’s Loan Modification Management Pilot Program (LMM). The LMM is designed to function as a forum for debtors and creditors to...
September 24, 2018
The United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, is proposing amendments to its Local Bankruptcy Rules and is circulating the proposed amendments to the bar and public for comment.  A summary and redline of the proposed amendments...
August 23, 2018
Effective Monday, August 27, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court’s Los Angeles Division Self-Help Desk will reopen at its new permanent location in Room 100 on the Terrace Level of the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, 255 East Temple...
August 15, 2018
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.  The...
August 15, 2018
The Central District of California Bankruptcy Court divisions will be closed from 11:45 am to 1:30 pm on the following dates: Division Date Northern Thursday, August 30, 2018 San Fernando Valley  Friday, September 7, 2018 Riverside Wednesday,...
June 27, 2018
Judge Jury will retire from the bench effective June 29, 2018. As of that day, Judge Jury’s pending caseload will be reassigned as specified in Public Notice 18-006.   Following her retirement, Judge Jury will continue to provide mediation services...
June 18, 2018
The United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California approved the following revised Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBR) forms, effective June 18, 2018:   REVISED LBR Form Title LBR Form Number Order Granting/Denying Motion for Order Imposing...
April 2, 2018
On June 29, 2018, Judge Meredith A. Jury will retire from the bench.  Effective June 29, 2018, Judge Jury’s pending bankruptcy cases and related adversary proceedings will be reassigned to other judges as specified in the following tables:   Chapter...
February 13, 2018
On February 13, 2018, the Court posted amended Local Bankruptcy Rules to correct a deadline-related typographical error in Local Bankruptcy Rule 3015-1(b)(3).  A redline of the corrections to Local Bankruptcy Rule 3015-1(b)(3) follows:   Local...
February 8, 2018
In the event that Congress does not pass an appropriations bill to continue funding the federal government beyond February 9, 2018, the federal judiciary will use other funds, such as fees collected, to enable federal courts to remain open for...
February 5, 2018
Effective Monday, February 12, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court’s Los Angeles Division Intake Section will permanently relocate to Room 100 on the Terrace Level of the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, 255 East Temple Street, Los...
January 19, 2018
In the event that Congress does not pass an appropriations bill to continue funding the federal government beyond January 19, 2018, the federal judiciary will use other funds, such as fees collected, to enable federal courts to remain open for...
January 8, 2018
The Court will be closed on the following federal holidays during 2018.  Unless otherwise announced, electronic systems (e.g., CM/ECF, LOU, etc.) will continue to operate during Court closures.  Additional Court closures may be announced in...

Announcement

December 19, 2018
The Los Angeles Bankruptcy Self-Help Desk is CLOSED and will reopen on Monday, January 7, 2019.  During the closure, self-represented parties may visit the Self-Help Desks in the San Fernando Valley, Santa Ana*, or Riverside**. *The Santa Ana...
August 13, 2018
The Los Angeles Self-Help Desk is closed due to its relocation to the first floor of the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and Courthouse.  The date set for reopening is Monday, August 27, 2018.  While the Los Angeles Self-Help Desk relocates,...
June 10, 2018
At its March 2018 meeting, the Judicial Conference approved a new 3-day transcript delivery category, defined as “a transcript to be delivered within three (3) calendar days after receipt of an order,” with rates of $5.45 per page for original...
January 4, 2018
A bankruptcy litigation clinic will be held at the San Fernando Valley division on on Friday, January 11, 2019.  The two hour program will begin at 10:00 a.m.  Designed for people who have already filed a bankruptcy petition to address the following...