Local Rules


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The following General Orders remain in effect for the Bankruptcy Court in the Eastern District of California.

General Order 21-03 (Red Line Version)
GO.22-05 Order Adopting Revisions to Local Bankruptcy Rules
GO.22-03 Order Adopting Revisions to Local Bankruptcy Rules
GO.21-04 Order Determining Inaccessibility of the Office of the Clerk of Court for the Period December 14 - December 17, 2021.
GO.21-03 Delegation of Authority to the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court and his Deputies
GO.21.02 Order Adopting Revisions to Local Bankruptcy Rules
GO.20.05 Order Adopting Local Rule 2016-3 and Revision to Local Rule 5005-1
GO.20.03 Notice of Forbearance Filed by Creditors, Debtors, or Debtors in Possession
GO.20-01.1 Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rules
GO.20-02 Amended Extension of Deadlines Related to 11 U.S.C 341 First Meetings of Creditors Continued by the U.S Trustee
GO.19-01 Order Adopting Amended Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1007-1
GO.18-03 Order Adopting Attached Chapter 13 Plan as Official Local Form EDC 3-080
GO.14-05 General Order Re: Chapter 7 Trustee Fees/a>
GO.14-03 Supersession of General Order 10-02, Adoption of Employee Dispute Resolution Plan as Modified November 6, 2010
GO.14-02 Issuance of Orders to Show Cause for Failure to Pay Filing or Installment Fees
GO.13-03 Adoption of the Amended Employment Dispute Resolution Plan as Modified November 1, 2013
GO.13-02 Operations of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California in absence of appropriation bill or continuing resolution by the United States Congress
GO.13-01 Order Regarding Deposit and Investment of Registery Funds
GO.11-01 Order Authorizing Trustee Pay Bank Service Charges And Fees Incurred By Estate Accounts
GO.00-03 Modification of Dispute Resolution Procedures for Bankruptcy Cases and Adversary Proceedings
GO 95-01 Adoption of Dispute Resolution Procedures for Bankruptcy Cases and Adversary Proceedings


The following General Orders adopted Local Bankruptcy Rules or amended those rules. They are of historical importance in that they enact, amend, or rescind local rules. They remain effective only insofar as the Local Bankruptcy Rule(s) remain effective. Included in this group are general orders that supersede or abrogate other general orders.

GO.21.01 Delegation of Authority to the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court and his Deputies
GO.20-02 Extension of Deadlines Related to 11 U.S.C 341 First Meetings of Creditors Continued by the U.S Trustee
GO.20-01 Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rules
GO.14-01 Status of General Orders Superseded By Adoption of Local Bankruptcy Rules
GO.12-03 Order Adopting Further Revised Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1007-1
GO.12-01 Order Adopting Local Rules of Practice
GO.11-03 Filing Proofs of Claim By Electronic Means Directly With The Clerk of Court
GO.10-01 Technical Amendment to Local Bankruptcy Rule 1001-1(c)
GO.09-03 Order Adopting Revision to Interim Rule 1007-1
GO.08-04 Order Adopting Interim Rule 1007-1
GO.08-03 Order Vacating General Order 05-04 (Except With Respect to Interim Rule 5012) and Vacating General Order 06-04
GO.08-01 Amendment to Local Rule 3007-1
GO.07-04 Technical Amendment to Local Rule 9014-1(d)(1) & (2)
GO.07-02 Technical Amendments to Local Rules 7005-1 (d) & (1)
GO.07-01 Technical Amendments to Local Rules 5005.5-1 (b) & (e) and 7005-1(a) & (b)
GO.06-03 Amendment of Local Bankruptcy Rule 9014-1(f)(3)
GO.06-02 Amendment of Local Bankruptcy Rules 1007-1, 2002-1 and 9004-1 and Adoption of New Local Bankruptcy Rules 5005-1, 5005.5-1 and 7005-1 - Technical Amendment of Local Bankruptcy Rules 1002-1 and 1007-1
GO.05-04 Abrogation of General Order 05-02 and Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rules, as Amended
GO.05-02 Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Rules
GO.05-01 Technical Amendment to Local Bankruptcy Rule 2002-1(d)
GO.04-03 Revision to Local Bankruptcy Rule 1002-1
GO.04-02 Abrogation of Local Bankruptcy Rule 2016-1 and Revision to Local Bankruptcy Rule 9022-1
GO.02-02 New Local Bankruptcy Rule 3007-1 and Revisions to Local Bankruptcy Rules 4001-1 and 9014-1
GO.02-01 Order Adopting Procedure Under Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9014(d) and Local Bankruptcy Rule 9014-1
GO.01-04 Technical Amendment to Local Bankruptcy Rule 1001-1(g)
GO.01-03 New Local Rule 7056-1 and Revisions to Local Rules 9004-1 and 9014-1
GO.00-05 Revision Local Rule 4001-1
GO.00-01 Abrogation of Obsolete General Order
GO.99-03 Revision to Local Bankruptcy Rule 9004-1
GO.99-02 Adoption and Revisions to Local Rules
SO 10-03 Order Adopting Revised Interim Rule 1007-1