COVID-19: Courthouse Closure and Court Hearing Information

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California continues to closely monitor the national response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and will be following guidance provided by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and California Department of Public Health (CDPH). 

The Clerk's Office is available from 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm via phone or email:
866-884-5525 or 916-930-4000 
Fresno: 866-884-5444 or 559-499-5600


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Get Ready for NextGen CM/ECF

The Eastern District of California will migrate to NextGen CM/ECF on July 6, 2021.
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March 3, 2021
Congressional Hearing: The Need for New Lower Court Judgeships, 30 Years in the Making

On February 24, 2021 the U.S. House of Representatives Subommittee on the Judiciary held a hearing in order to consider judicial crisis being experienced in Courts and Circuits across the United States.

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Settlement Week - May 24-28, 2021


United States District Court, Eastern District of California
Settlement Week – May 24-28, 2021

During the week of May 24-28, 2021, Eastern District judges will conduct settlement conferences in cases pending in the Eastern District of California at no charge to the parties.  Cases pending in both the Fresno and Sacramento divisions will be included in the event.  

If you are interested in having one of your cases included in Settlement Week, please contact Sujean Park at the U.S. District Court via email at

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December 1, 2020
Amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure 


Changes to Miscellaneous Fee Schedules

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June 29, 2020
Eastern District of California’s Judicial Emergency Exacerbated by the Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic


As the Senate Judiciary Committee meets Tuesday, June 30, 2020 to address the Judicial Conference’s recommendation for more judgeships, the Eastern District of California continues to experience a long-standing judicial emergency now exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Zoom Guidance

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NextGen CM/ECF
Live on July 6, 2021

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