Notices from the Clerk

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Notice from the Clerk Re: Applications for 9th Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives

The United States District Court, Central District of California is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in serving as Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives. Interested persons should complete the application...

Disbarment of Attorney Arshak Bartoumian

  Pursuant to Local Rule 83-3.1.4, the Clerk posts this notice that attorney Arshak Bartoumian (California State Bar #210370) has been disbarred from the practice of law before this Court, effective February 27, 2014.  See In re Bartoumian, 14-cv-...

Attorney Case-Opening Pilot Project

The Court has expanded the Attorney Case-Opening Pilot Project, which allows for the electronic filing of new civil cases. Beginning February 18, 2014, attorneys may file almost all new civil cases online, using the Court’s CM/ECF System. Under the ...

Changes to the Local Rules Proposed to Become Effective 6/1/2014

Changes to the Local Rules Proposed to Become Effective June 1, 2014 The Court has preliminarily approved the amended Local Civil and Criminal Rules that accompany this notice. The proposed effective date for these amended rules is June 1, 2014. The...

Presidents' Day Holiday

On Monday, February 17, 2014, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Presidents’ Day.  Normal service will resume on Tuesday, February 18, 2014. ******************************  ...

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Holiday Notice

On Monday, January 20, 2014, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.  Normal service will resume on Tuesday, January 21, 2014...

December Holiday Notice

On Tuesday, December 24, 2013, the Clerk’s Office, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be open on a limited basis only.  Court staff will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to accept filing for emergency matters only in the Intake...

Amended Notice re Changes to the Federal Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule

  Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1914(b), the Judicial Conference of the United States approved several changes to the federal court miscellaneous fee schedule, effective December 1, 2013:  Increased the Notice of Appeals fee from $455 to $505....

Changes to Federal Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule Effective December 1, 2013

  Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1914(b), the Judicial Conference of the United States approved several changes to the federal court miscellaneous fee schedule, effective December 1, 2013:   Increased the Notice of Appeals fee from $455 to $505....

Thanksgiving Day Holiday Notice

On Thursday, November 28, 2013, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will be closed in recognition of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday. On Friday, November 29, 2013, the Court will not be open, except for criminal duty in...

Amended Local Rules Effective December 1, 2013

The Local Civil Rules, Local Criminal Rules, and Local Rules Governing Bankruptcy Appeals, Cases, and Proceedings that are listed below have been amended, effective December 1, 2013. The amended rules are available on the Court’s website and...

Veteran's Day Holiday

On Monday, November 11, 2013, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will be closed in recognition of Veteran’s Day.  Normal service will resume on Tuesday, November 12, 2013. Have a pleasant and safe holiday.   Terry...

Attorney Case-Opening Pilot Project

 The Court has established a pilot project which allows for the electronic filing of new civil cases.  Beginning October 7, 2013, attorneys may open new civil cases in the CM/ECF System and file both new and amended complaints electronically in the...

Notice re Government Shutdown

In the event of any possible closure of Executive Branch offices of the Federal Government that may occur this week, the United States District Court for the Central District of California will remain open as usual. Further notice will be given in...

Two-Hour Closure of Intake, Records and Fiscal on September 4, 2013

On Wednesday, September 4, 2013, the Intake, Records and Fiscal Sections of the Central District of California will be closed from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  For emergency filing matters only during this closure, please contact Intake Section staff as...

UPDATE to Notice From The Clerk Re Immediate Need to Change Internet Service Provider Address

A Notice from the Clerk was issued on August 14, 2013 advising you to add new IP addresses to your e-mail white lists to ensure that you continue to receive your Notices of Electronic Filing (NEFs).  There is an indication that many Internet Service...

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

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...

Immediate Need to Change Internet Service Provider Address

The Administrative Office of the U. S. Courts moved the location of its CM/ECF Data Center. This move has necessitated a change in the gateway Internet Provider (IP) addresses.  To ensure that you continue to receive your Notices of Electronic...

Pilot Project for the Electronic Submission and Filing of Under Seal Documents

Beginning July 8, 2013, a pilot project will go into effect for the electronic submission and filing of under seal documents. This pilot project will be limited solely to cases before participating judges of the United States District Court, Central...

Cancellation of Remaining Reduced Service Days

Due to the successful implementation of extreme conservation efforts in expenditures, the United States District Court, Central District of California, has cancelled the remaining Reduced Service Days on which staff would have been furloughed and...

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