Chief Judge Roger L. Efremsky • Clerk of Court Edward Emmons

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Interruption in Phone Service for our Offices in Oakland, San Jose and San Francisco

Due to necessary work on the Court’s phone system, interruption in service is possible when calling a divisional office on the dates indicated below. If you are calling from a landline and a continuous ring occurs, please try placing the call from a cellphone device or call an alternate division for assistance.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Oakland Division: March 16 and 17
San Jose Division: March 24
San Francisco Division: March 31

Interim District Procedure for Motions to Redact

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Notice Regarding Change of Day/Time of Judge Blumenstiel's Relief from Stay Calendar

Effective May 1, 2015, Judge Blumenstiel will convene preliminary hearings on motions for relief from the automatic stay; motions to extend the automatic stay; motions for a determination as to whether the automatic stay applies (in cases under all chapters of the Bankruptcy Code) on Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. Until April 30, 2015, Judge Blumenstiel will continue to hear such motions on Mondays at 2:00 p.m. Refer to Judge Blumenstiel's Open Calendar Dates and Procedures:



Attachment: Judge Blumenstiel's Open Calendar Dates and Procedure - Effective 2-12-2015.pdf

Changes to Bankruptcy Local Rules 4001-2, 5005-2, 9013-1(b), 9014-(b)(3) and 9014-1(d), effective March 16, 2015

Bankruptcy Local Rules