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News & Announcements

This page lists news and announcements released by the court for the current year. You can also access previous News & Announcements using the Archive box.

March 2, 2021
Kirsten Wilkinson has been selected as the next Clerk of Court. Ms. Wilkinson currently serves as the Assistant Circuit Executive for Court Policy & Operations for the Ninth Circuit. Previous to that, she was the Chief Deputy Clerk of Operations for the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho. Ms. Wilkinson began her federal judicial career as an operations supervisor with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon. Ms. Wilkinson will start on May 10...
February 25, 2021
The Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules has approved a new Director’s Form 4100S (Supplemental Proof of Claim for CARES Forebearance Claim) to implement Section 1001(d) of Title X of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), which creates a new section 501(f) of the Bankruptcy Code. This new section permits an eligible creditor to file a supplemental proof of claim for a CARES Act...
February 4, 2021
CM/ECF, the judges’ hearing calendars, and 341 meeting calendars will be unavailable from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2021 for required maintenance.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
February 1, 2021
The previously announced implementation of the new CHAP calendar program has been postponed. Another announcement will be made when the work is rescheduled.
January 27, 2021
On Monday, February 1, 2021, the court will implement a new calendar program (CHAP) that will affect how hearings are scheduled. Filers should continue to obtain hearing dates from the court’s website or from the courtroom deputy assigned to the hearing judge. However, when e-filing notices of hearings, filers will select a hearing date from a dropdown list instead of separately entering the hearing date, time, and location. Filing instructions for affected documents have been updated on the...
January 27, 2021
CM/ECF, the judges’ hearing calendars, and 341 meeting calendars will be unavailable from 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 30, 2021 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2021 for required maintenance.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
January 26, 2021
On January 12, 2021, the chapter 11 quarterly fee schedule established by 28 U.S.C. § 1930(a)(6) was changed by the Bankruptcy Administration Improvement Act of 2020 (the Act), Pub L. No. 116-325. The Act makes the new schedule effective on the first day of the first quarter after its enactment, which is April 1, 2021.  Additional information is available here.