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Request for Public Comment on Proposed Local Bankruptcy Rules

Friday, September 27, 2019

Request for Public Comment on Proposed Local Bankruptcy Rules

The United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of California is proposing amendments to its Local Bankruptcy Rules. The draft is the product of the court's Local Rules Committee of practitioners and the Bankruptcy Court's judges. It is now being circulated for bar and public comment. 

A summary, a redline, and a “clean” copy of the proposed amended rules can be found by clicking here.

The appendices and Administrative Procedures are currently under review to conform with the proposed rule amendments.

Please provide any comments on the proposed amendments as soon as possible, but no later than November 1, 2019.

It is expected that the effective date for these proposed changes will be December 1, 2019.  A General Order containing the effective date for these rules will be issued following a careful review of all comments. 

Comments concerning the proposed amendments may be submitted by Email to [please include the name, firm name (if any), Email address, and phone number of the person submitting the comments] or by mail to the Clerk of Court, 325 West F Street, San Diego, California 92101-6991. Please note on the envelope: “In re: Local Bankruptcy Rules”.

Barry K. Lander

Clerk of Court