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.

A Further Seminar in Bankruptcy Practice and Procedure

“Less than Snidely Whiplash, More than a Wuss; Representing Creditors in Chapter 11”

Link: A Further Seminar in Bankruptcy Practice and Procedure

Please take notice of Judge Hannah L. Blumenstiel’s Revised Practices and Procedures

The revised procedures set September 30, 2015 as a deadline for the bar to begin including the appropriate schedule for filing papers as set forth in B.L.R. 9014-1(c)(1) & (2) in all hearing notices, after which time her chambers will begin vacating hearings and ordering corrected notices.



Link: Judge Hannah L. Blumenstiel’s Revised Practices and Procedures

Conley S. Brown Memorial Golf Tournament and Barbeque

Friday, October 9, 2015

Link: Conley S. Brown Memorial Golf Tournament and Barbeque

Mortgage Modification Mediation (MMM) Program

Effective August 1, 2015, for those divisions who have adopted use of the Northern District of California Model Chapter 13 Plan dated August 1, 2013, eligible participants may voluntarily make use of the Mortgage Modification Mediation (MMM) Program. Debtor counsel can be compensated $2,500.00 upon completion of the modification process. For more information please review General Order 29, Mortgage Modification Mediation (MMM) Program and the Mortgage Modification Mediation (MMM) Procedures. More information about the program is available under the "Quick Links" on the court's website. 

Mortgage Modification Mediation Training Sessions

San Francisco and Oakland Divisions

Attachment: PDF icon Mortgage Modification Mediation Training Sessions

CM/ECF Unavailable September 12, 2015 and September 19, 2015

CM/ECF will be unavailable on Saturday, September 12 from midnight to 5am and Saturday, September 19 from midnight to 5am for a software upgrade.

Federal Holiday - Labor Day

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

Mortgage Modification in Bankruptcy Training Session

August 4, 2015

Attachment: PDF icon Mortgage Modification in Bankruptcy Training Session

Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt to Retire

Attachment: PDF icon ASWRetirePublicNotice.pdf

Third Annual Fun Drive

for bankruptcy professionals and court staff

Saturday, July 11 2015



Link: FunDrive 2015.pdf

Order re Reassignment of Cases in the San Jose Division

Sets forth the reassignment of cases in the San Jose Division, effective July 1, 2015. Please see the below PDF.



Attachment: PDF icon Reassignment of Cases in the San Jose Division

Reassignment of San Jose Division Caseload

On July 1, 2015, the Court will issue an order reassigning cases in the San Jose Division. Please see the below announcement for more information.

Attachment: PDF icon ASW Reassignment Notice

CM/ECF will be unavailable on Saturday, 7/18/15 for system maintenance

CM/ECF will be unavailable on Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 9 am to 6pm for system maintenance

DeBN Now Available

Attachment: PDF icon deBN-public-notice.pdf

3 Seminars on the Basics of Business Reorganization in Chapter 11

Attachment: PDF icon 3 Seminars on the Basics of Business Reorganization in Chapter 11

Court Website Unavailable, from 8 AM to 10 AM on June 20, 2015

Due to a scheduled power outage, there will be an interruption of service on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from
8 AM to 10 AM (two hours).

Notice Regarding Change of Day/Time of Judge Blumenstiel's Relief from Stay Calendar

Effective May 1, 2015, Judge Blumenstiel will convene preliminary hearings on motions for relief from the automatic stay; motions to extend the automatic stay; motions for a determination as to whether the automatic stay applies (in cases under all chapters of the Bankruptcy Code) on Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. Until April 30, 2015, Judge Blumenstiel will continue to hear such motions on Mondays at 2:00 p.m. Refer to Judge Blumenstiel's Open Calendar Dates and Procedures:



Attachment: PDF icon Judge Blumenstiel's Open Calendar Dates and Procedure - Effective 2-12-2015.pdf

Interim District Procedure for Motions to Redact

Go to Procedure

Welcome to our New Website

For a quick demo, click the link below.

New Website Tour

CM/ECF will be UNAVAILABLE for 48 HOURS, from Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 6 AM through Monday April, 20, 2015, 6 AM.

As a result of a required transfer of ECF data to a centralized server location, CM/ECF will be unavailable to all users from Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 6 AM through Monday April, 20, 2015, 6 AM.  We apologize for any inconvenience this downtime may cause and thank you for your cooperation. For the latest news and announcements, please visit us at  www.canb.uscourts.gov

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