Oakland Division Procedures

NameApplicable Cases
Federal Records Center (FRC) File Order Procedure
All Chapters
Judge Efremsky's Order re Extension to File Schedules
Notice re Interim Calendaring Procedures
Application for Pro Hac Vice
All Chapters
Model Chapter 13 Plan - For cases filed on or after August 1, 2013
Chapter 13
Policy and Procedures for Appearances by Telephone
Tape & Transcript Ordering Procedure
Ch. 7 Fee App / Final Account Procedures
Procedures For Dismissal Of Chapter 13 Case On Chapter 13 Trustee's Motion For Lack Of Feasibility Of Plan After Audit
Distribution Order regarding Model Chapter 13 Plan (effective August 1, 2013)
Chapter 13
Judge Hammond's Calendar Setting Procedure
Judge Efremsky's Open Calendar Procedure
Oakland Sealed Records Procedure (Effective February 2014)
Rights and Responsibilities of Chapter 13 Debtors and Their Attorneys (Effictive August 1, 2013)
Chapter 13
Notice Regarding Reduction in Attorney Fees (Motions to Value or Strip Liens Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 506)
Chapter 13
Notice Regarding Reduction in Attorney Fees (Appearance at Meetings of Creditors)
Order Re Filing Of Payment Advices
Judge Efremsky's Policy and Procedures for Appearances by Telephone
Order Re Procedures For Approval Of Reaffirmation Agreements Where Debtor Is Represented By Counsel
Order re: Joint Prehearing Conference Statements on Objections to Confirmation of Chapter 13 Plans
Chapter 13
Bankruptcy Code § 524(c)(6)(A) - Reaffirmation Agreement for cases filed before 10/17/2005
Electronic Case Filing Procedures (Effective 2/1/2010)
All Chapters
Cell Phone Policy
Chapter 13 Payment of Pre-Confirmation, Adequate Protection Payments
Chapter 13
Copy Service (SF and Oakland Divisions)
Model Chapter 13 Plan - for cases filed before August 1, 2013
Chapter 13
Order Clarifying Model Chapter 13 Plan
Chapter 13
Notice re Proposed Orders Filed with Motions
Judge Lafferty's Policy and Procedures for Appearances by Telephone
Judge Lafferty's Open Calendar Procedure