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.

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...

Court Closure

On Thursday, December 6, 2012, 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...

December Holiday Notice

On Monday, December 24, 2012, 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 filings for emergency matters only in the Intake...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of Magistrate Judges

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of the Following United States Magistrate Judges:        Ralph Zarefsky (July 29, 2013) Margaret A. Nagle (July 24, 2013)

Relocation of Civil Intake Department in Western Division Spring Street Courthouse

Effective September 28, 2012, the Civil Intake Department in the Western Division Spring Street Courthouse will be relocated to Room G-8.  Room G-8 is located on the south side of the Main Street entrance near the down escalator bank.  Public hours...

U.S. Magistrate Judge Vacancy Announcement and Application

The United States Judicial Conference has authorized the appointment of one or more full-time United States Magistrate Judges for the Central District of California. This posting has now closed.

Increase in Certain Fees Listed on Electronic Public Access Fee Schedule

The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved increases to certain fees listed on the Electronic Public Access Fee Schedule (form G-72, page 4).  Effective October 1, 2012, the Electronic Public Access Fee Schedule is amended as follows...

Online Submission of Applications for Admission to the Bar of the Central District of California

Effective September 17, 2012, applications for attorney admissions in the Central District of California will be accepted electronically.  The process begins by completing Form G-60, Application for Admission to the Bar of the Central District of...

District Judge George H. King Becomes Chief Judge for United States District Court, Central District of California

District Judge George H. King will assume the office of Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California at the close of business on Friday, September 14, 2012.  He will succeed the Honorable Audrey B. Collins,...

Two-hour Closure of Intake, Records & Fiscal Sections on September 14, 2012

On Friday, September 14, 2012, 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...

Changes to the Local Rules Proposed to Become Effective December 1, 2012

The Court has preliminarily approved the amended Local Civil Rules, amended Local Rules for Admiralty and Maritime Claims and Asset Forfeiture Actions, and amended Local Rules Governing Bankruptcy Appeals, Cases, and Proceedings that are attached to...

Public Notice of Fee Increase for Exemplification

Notice is hereby given that effective June 1, 2012, the fee for exemplification of any document  will increase from $18 to $21. Terry Nafisi Clerk of Court

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