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.

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...

Independence Day Holiday

On Thursday, July 4, 2013, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Independence Day. Normal service will resume on Friday, July 5, 2013. ***************************** Have a...

Amended Notice re Reduced Service Days

In order to adjust to the sequester cuts in the Court’s budget, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will furlough staff and reduce Court services on specific Fridays between April 26 through the end of August 2013 in...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider Reappointment:

Public Notice Of Intent To Consider The Reappointment of The Following United States Magistrate Judges: Jacqueline Chooljian (January 8, 2014) Frederick M. Mumm (April 2, 2014)  

Amended Local Rules Effective June 1, 2013

Amended Local Rules Effective June 1, 2013 The Local Civil and Criminal Rules listed below have been amended, effective June 1, 2013. The amended rules are available on the Court’s website and accompany the electronic version of this notice. Amended...

Memorial Day Holiday

On Monday, May 27, 2013, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Memorial Day.  Normal service will resume on Tuesday, May 28, 2013.    *****************************    Have a...

Next Reduced Service Day: Friday, August 16

In order to adjust to the sequester cuts in the Court’s budget, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will furlough staff and reduce Court services on specific Fridays between April 26 through the end of August 2013 in...

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

     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, 2013.  The amended rules are posted on the Court’s website, and include...

Presidents' Day Holiday

On Monday, February 18, 2013, 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 19, 2013...

Notice of Public Drawing of Names for the Selection of Jurors

Notice is hereby given that on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the Clerk’s Office will randomly draw - using electronic data processing procedures - a fair cross section of the citizens residing in the counties within the...

Local Rules Effective December 1, 2012

The Local Civil Rules, Local Rules for Admiralty and Maritime Claims and Asset Forfeiture Actions, Local Criminal Rules, and Local Rules Governing Bankruptcy Appeals, Cases, and Proceedings that will be effective December 1, 2012, have been posted...

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