The U.S. Marshal Service has identified deficiencies in the Eastern District Bankruptcy Court security due to temporary staffing vacancies which has detrimentally affected adequate security for the Bakersfield Bankruptcy Court. The situation is likely to persist for several months. Effective immediately,  the Court has indicates that all Bakersfield bankruptcy matters will be heard in the Bakersfield Federal Courthouse, 510 19th Street, Bakersfield, California or in the Fresno U.S. Bankruptcy Court. It is suggested to consult the posted calendar or the pre-hearing disposition calendar to decide where the hearings for that day will be held.

For more information about the Eastern District Bankruptcy Court security issues, or for general information about the California Bankruptcy Court Eastern District, refer to their website.