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...
Changes to the Local Rules
The Court has adopted the amended Local Civil Rules, amended Rules for Admiralty and Maritime Claims and Asset Forfeiture Actions, and amended Local Criminal Rules that are attached to this notice.
These amended rules are effective June 1, 2012....
Pandemic Flu Threat
The District Court is doing its part to limit the spread of the flu virus.
District Court Executive
Effective November 1, 2011, the following District Court fees will be increased as follows:
Cell Phones in the Courthouse
In accordance with Local Rule 83-6, cell phones that have video or sound recording or photographic capabilities are prohibited in all court spaces within the federal courthouses located in the California Central District.
Sherri R. Carter
Acceptance of Credit Cards
Effective July 3, 2006, the Clerk’s Offices in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will begin to accept credit cards (Mastercard/Visa, Discover, American Express) for filing fees and miscellaneous fees. Credit card payments may be made at all...
Educational and Ethical Reminder Re: Ex Parte Communications
In a Discipline Order filed on June 20, 2006, a three judge panel of the Court imposed disciplinary sanctions on a member of the Bar. As part of the sanctions, the panel ordered that the Clerk of Court disseminate to the Bar and general public the...
Availability of Transcripts
At its September 2007 session, the Judicial Conference approved a new policy regarding the availability of transcripts of court proceedings. Effective May 27, 2008, all ordered transcripts will be electronically filed by the court...