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Request for Public Comment on Proposed Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms

Thursday, August 18, 2022

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California, having considered comments and suggestions provided by its Local Rules Advisory Committee, proposes amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules 1002-2 (new); 1016-1 (new); 1016-2 (new); 7026-1; and 9014-1.  Click HERE for the proposed amendments.  They will be made effective December 1, 2022.

Public comments concerning these amendments may be submitted by October 10, 2022, via email to  or by mail to the Court address below.  Please include your name, firm name (if any), email address, and phone number with all submissions.

In addition, the following new or amended forms will be effective December 1, 2022:

  • New Form CSD 1016-1, Suggestion of Death
  • New Form CSD 1016-2, Notice and Motion on Suggestion of Death
  • New Form CSD 3002, Proof of Interest. 
  • New Form CSD 4001-8, Lessor’s Objection to Debtor’s Certification and/or Debtor’s Continuing Certification Concerning Residential Property
  • Form CSD 3018, Certificate of Compliance with Early Conference of Counsel – amended for clarification
  • Form CSD 4004, Mediator’s Certificate of Compliance – amended for clarification

Administrative procedures 1.10 will also be revised for clarification.

Clerk of Court - LBR Comments
325 West F Street
San Diego, California 92101-6991