Changes to the Local Rules Proposed to Become Effective December 1, 2013

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The Court has preliminarily approved the amended Local Civil Rules, Local Criminal Rules, and Local Rules Governing Bankruptcy Appeals, Cases, and Proceedings that accompany this notice. The proposed effective date for these amended rules is December 1, 2013. The amended rules are posted on the Court’s website, and include the following:

Local Civil Rules:

  • 3-2 [Filing of Initiating Documents]
  • 5-4.3.3 [Hyperlinks]
  • 5.2-1 [Redaction]
  • 6-1 [Notice and Service of Motion]
  • 11-3 [Documents Presented to the Court – Form and Format]
  • 32-1 [Use (of Depositions) at Trial or on a Motion]

Local Criminal Rules:

  • 49.1-1 [Redaction]

Local Rules Governing Bankruptcy Appeals, Cases, and Proceedings:

  • 4.1 (8009-4.1) [Time for Filing, Form and Number of Briefs]

Members of the public are invited to submit comments on these amended rules. Comments may be submitted to or in hard copy to Terry Nafisi, District Court Executive and Clerk of Court, 312 N. Spring Street, Room G-11, Los Angeles, California 90012. No facsimile transmissions will be considered.
All comments must be submitted no later than September 16, 2013. All timely received comments will be considered by the Court before final adoption of the rules.

Terry Nafisi
District Court Executive
August 15, 2013