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 - 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.

Third Amended General Order 40

Order Extending Certain Deadlines

Attachment: PDF icon ThirdAmendedGO40.pdf

CM/ECF Temporarily Unavailable on Saturday, August 8, 2020

Access to CM/ECF will be temporarily unavailable on Saturday, August 8, 2020, from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM due to system maintenance.

NEW Second Amended General Order 39

Debtor(s)’ Signatures On Electronic Filings Order Temporarily Suspending Requirement To Obtain Original Signatures From Debtors For Electronic Filings

Link: Second Amended General Order 39

Judge Montali's New Practices and Procedures

Link: Judge Montali's Practices and Procedures

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