Announcement Archive

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

Federal Holiday - Presidents' Day

All divisions of the Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Monday, February 15th, in observance of Presidents' Day.

CM/ECF Temporarily Unavailable on Friday, February 12th to Tuesday, February 16th

CM/ECF system will be temporarily unavailable from Friday, February 12th at 5:00 PM to Tuesday, February 16th at 8:00 AM due to NextGen software upgrade.

Changes to the Miscellaneous Fee Schedule, Effective December 1, 2020

The Judicial Conference of the United States approved adjustments to the miscellaneous fee schedule for bankruptcy courts.



Attachment: PDF icon MiscFeeScheduleEff12.2020.pdf

Virtual Luncheon with the Judges and the Bench-Bar Liaison Commitee

The Bankruptcy Judges of the Northern District of California and the Bench-Bar Liaison Committee are hosting a virtual luncheon on January 29, 2021 from 12 PM-1:30 PM. The event takes place on Zoom and offers an opportunity for questions and answers. 

To register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wxWUlr_0TmSYsuw-x4TdsQ

If you have a question for the Judges, please fill out the form: https://jenleelaw.wufoo.com/forms/questions-for-judges/

Questions must be submitted by January 22, 2021 for review and planning of the webinar.

Federal Holiday - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

All divisions of the Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Monday, January 18th, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Information for Chapter 11 Cases Filed under the Small Business Reform Act (SBRA) of 2019

Link: Information for Chapter 11 Cases filed under the Small Business Reform Act

CM/ECF Temporarily Unavailable on Saturday, January 9, 2021

Access to CM/ECF will be temporarily unavailable on Saturday, January 9, 2021, from 5:00 AM to 9:00 AM due to system maintenance.

Recruitment to the Bench-Bar Liaison Committee – Special Vacancy Notice

Due to several unexpected vacancies on the Bench-Bar Liaison Committee (the “Committee”), a mid-year recruitment for members is underway.

The Committee is seeking members of the bar to serve a special six month, plus three-year term on the Committee. There are currently three (3) vacancies on the Committee and service will commence on January 15, 2021. The regular three-year term begins on July 1, 2021.

Prospective Committee Members should review the requirements and selection criteria of General Order No. 15. Trustee’s and employees of the U.S. Trustee are eligible to apply. Applicants must commit to participate in six to eight Committee meetings each year during their membership term and to otherwise actively further the Committee’s mission. To apply for a position on the Committee, please send a letter of interest along with a current resume or curriculum vitae to the Committee Co-Chairs, Wayne Silver (ws@waynesilverlaw.com) and Jen Lee (jen@jenleelaw.com) by January 4, 2021.


 

Federal Holiday - New Year's Day

All divisions of the Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Friday, January 1st, in observance of New Year's Day.

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, effective December 1, 2020

 

Amendments to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure 2002, 2004, 8012, 8013, 8015, and 8021.  Clean and redline versions of these Rule changes are available from the US Courts website

Federal Holiday - Christmas Day

All divisions of the Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Friday, December 25th, in observance of Christmas Day.

Changes to Bankruptcy Practice in Light of COVID-19, Part 2

Friday, December 11, 2020, from Noon to 1 PM.

Presented by the Bench-Bar Liaison Committee and Office of the U.S. Trustee. See the flyer for more information.



Attachment: PDF icon COVIDpart2.pdf

Federal Holiday - Thanksgiving (November 26 and 27)

All divisions of the Bankruptcy Court will be CLOSED in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

NEW Fourth Amended General Order 38, Matters Pending in the Northern District of California

In re: Coronavirus Disease Public Health Emergency

This order extends the closure of the bankruptcy courts in San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Rosa, Salinas, Oakland, and McKinleyville to the general public through March 1, 2021.

Federal Holiday - Veterans Day

All divisions of the Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Wednesday, November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day.

CM/ECF Temporarily Unavailable on Saturday, November 7, 2020

Access to CM/ECF will be temporarily unavailable on Saturday, November 7, 2020, from 5:00 AM to 9:00 AM for system maintenance.

Federal Holiday - Columbus Day

All divisions of the Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Monday, October 12th, in observance of Columbus Day.

Live Zoom Attorney Training Available

The court is offering specialized Zoom Attorney Training for upcoming webinar hearings. For more information on how to attend a live training session, please visit our website at: http://www.canb.uscourts.gov/procedure/live-zoom-webinar-hearing-training

Federal Holiday - Labor Day

All divisions of the Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Monday, September 7th, in observance of Labor Day.

Pay.gov Temporarily Unavailable on Saturday, August 22, 2020

Pay.gov will be temporarily unavailable on Saturday, August 22, 2020, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM due to system maintenance.

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