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SAN DIEGO – CENTRAL DIVISION CIVIL BUSINESS OFFICE REVISED MANDATORY DROP POLICY EFFECTIVE 12/01/15

Posted November 11th, 2015
Effective December 1, 2015, the San Diego Superior Court’s Central Division Civil Business Office will begin accepting new Complaints, Summons, and Case Initiating Petitions at its counters. On November 19, 2012, the San Diego Superior Court instituted limitations on the types of documents it would accept at the Central Division Civil Business Office filing counter…
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USDC – BANKRUPTCY – SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – NOTICE OF RELOCATION FO SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION AND CLERK OF COURT

Posted November 11th, 2015
In December 2015, the Clerk of Court and the San Francisco Division of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California will relocate to the Phillip Burton Federal Building and United States Courthouse, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, California, 94102. The San Francisco Division, including the intake counter, chambers and courtrooms…
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USDC – BANKRUPTCY – SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – SCAM TARGETS BANKRUPTCY FILERS

Posted November 11th, 2015
Phone scammers are targeting bankruptcy filers in several states, using personal information from filings and posing as attorneys to get intended victims to immediately wire money to satisfy a debt. The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys issued a warning that “Under no circumstances would a bankruptcy attorney or staff member telephone a client and…
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USDC – BANKRUPTCY – SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – PENDING CHANGES

Posted November 11th, 2015
Pending changes in official bankruptcy forms, effective December 1, 2015 — posted October 1, 2015 Most Official Bankruptcy Forms are scheduled to be replaced with substantially revised, reformatted, and renumbered versions. The forms will become effective December 1, 2015. To view the pending Official Bankruptcy Forms, Committee Notes, and other related information, please visit the…
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USDC – BANKRUPTCY – EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

Posted November 11th, 2015
On December 1, 2015, several new Bankruptcy forms will be required. Among the new forms are petitions, schedules, and proofs of claim. Court-generated notices are also affected. The new forms are part of an ongoing project conducted by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, and are intended to be more user-friendly for pro se…
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USDC – BANKRUPTCY – CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

Posted November 11th, 2015
Policy Establishing Procedures for Reporting the Mental or Physical Disability of a Bankruptcy Judge of this Court The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California (“Court”) has established procedures by which members of the Bar and the general public may informally and confidentially communicate concerns about the mental or physical disability of…
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Posted November 11th, 2015
USDC – CENTRAL DISTRICTG OF CALIFORNIA – NEW AND AMENDED LOCAL RULES EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 2015 The new and amended Local Civil Rules, Local Criminal Rules, and Local Rules Governing Bankruptcy Appeals, Cases, and Proceedings listed below will become effective December 1, 2015. Redlined versions of these rules, as well as complete copies of the…
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6TH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL – MANDATORY E-FILING

Posted November 11th, 2015
November 4, 2015 Mandatory e-Filing is coming to the Sixth District. Join us for training on December 2, 2015. All filers are invited to join the court to learn about e-filing and the TrueFiling system. This training is being offered free to the legal community. Attendance by law office support staff is welcomed and encouraged….
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