Court Operations during the COVID-19 Outbreak
Information about Hearings, Filings, and Operations

 

Chief Judge Charles Novack • Clerk of Court Edward Emmons

News and Announcements

CM/ECF HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO NEXTGEN CM/ECF on 2/16/21.
Please visit our NextGen CM/ECF web page for more information.

Judge Montali's Revised Open Calendar Procedures

PDF icon Judge Montali's Revised Open Calendar Procedures

Judge Blumenstiel's Notice of Unavailability

Please be advised that the Honorable Hannah L. Blumenstiel will not be available on Friday, May 20, 2022 through and including Monday, May 30, 2022.



PDF icon HLB Notice of Unavailability (20 May - 30 May 2022).pdf

NEW Second Amended General Order 37, Abrogation of Amended General Order 37

 

This order rescinds Amended Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1020, and the use of amended Official Forms 101, 122A-1, 122B-1, 122C-1, and 201 in this Court.

Judge Lafferty will Reinstitute In-person/In-Courtroom Hearings

Beginning April 1, 2022, all matters before Judge Lafferty will be conducted in person, in the courtroom, unless otherwise ordered by the court. Eureka/McKinleyville matters will, until further notice, be conducted via Zoom Webinar. Counsel and interested parties may appear at the hearing either in person or by AT&T Teleconference. Beginning May 25, 2022, counsel and interested parties may appear at the hearing in person or by Zoom Webinar. Prior court approval is not required for Zoom or AT&T appearances. The Zoom or AT&T information will be included in each calendar posted weekly, as applicable. Judge Lafferty’s Practices and Procedures for In-Person Hearings are available at https://www.canb.uscourts.gov/procedure/lafferty/judge-lafferty%E2%80%99s-practices-and-procedures-person-hearings

Federal Holiday - Memorial Day

All divisions of the Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Monday, May 30th, in observance of Memorial Day.

Judge Lafferty's Notice of Judicial Law Clerk's Post-Clerkship Employment

PDF icon Notice of Judicial Law Clerk's Post-Clerkship Employment