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

News and Announcements

New General Order 33

Assignment of Santa Rosa Cases Filed on or after July 1, 2017 and Abrogation of General Order 27

Link: General Order 33 SR Case Assignments Effective July 1 2017v11

CM/ECF Users: Changes to Chapters 7, 12 and 13 Docket Events and Processes

New events, event modifications, and event deactivations affecting cases filed under chapter 7, 12 and 13 that take effect in June 2017 are posted under the New in ECF page.

NEW Form Order Modifying Chapter 13 Plan

The form order will be effective July 1, 2017, and will be required in the Oakland Division when obtaining a court order to modify the Chapter 13 Plan.  This preferred form order, approved by all Chapter 13 Trustees, may also be used in the San Francisco, Santa Rosa and San Jose Divisions.


PDF icon Form Order Modifying Chapter 13 Plan

Federal Holiday - Independence Day

All divisions of the Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day.

Chief Judge Efremsky's NEW Practices and Procedures

Link: Chief Judge Efremsky's Practices and Procedures

Northern District Chapter 13 Model Plan

The Chapter 13 Model Plan (dated August 1, 2013), is currently being used in Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose. EFFECTIVE July 1, 2017, the use of the model plan will be required in ALL divisions of the Northern District.


File Chapter 13 Model Plan (8-1-2013)

NOTICE: Regarding Reassignment of Santa Rosa/Eureka Caseload, effective July 1, 2017


PDF icon Reassignment of Santa Rosa/ Eureka Caseload