The Sacramento Bankruptcy Court is located in the Robert Matsui federal building at 501 I Street, Sacramento, California. The Sacramento bankruptcy clerk’s office is on the 3rd floor. The courtrooms for bankruptcy are located on the sixth and seventh floors. Judge Christopher Klein is the Chief Judge, the other Sacramento Judges are Michael S. McManus, Thomas C. Holman, Robert S. Bardwil, Ronald H. Sargis, and David E. Russell. The Counties that are assigned to the Sacramento Bankruptcy Court are: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Yolo, and Yuba. In 2009 there were 45,923 bankruptcy cases filed in Sacramento the number of cases increased 14,843 from the 31,080 cases filed in 2008.
The meeting of creditors for Sacramento bankruptcy cases are held on the seventh floor, in rooms seven A and seven B. The meeting of creditors, or 341 meeting is presided over by the Trustee assigned to the case. There are twenty five Chapter 7 Trustees for the Sacramento Bankruptcy Court. A list of the the Chapter 7 Trustees is available on the Department of Justice web site at Sacramento Trustees. There are two Chapter 13 Trustees in Sacramento, Jan Johnson and Lawrence Loheit and Russell Greer in Modesto. Jan Johnson’s web site is http://www.jpj13trustee.com/homex.html Lawrence Loheit’s web site is http://www.loheit13.com/ and Russell Greer’s web site is http://www.mod13.com.
Parking for the Sacramento Bankruptcy Court is either on the Streets near the Courthouse or in one of the paid lots. Parking information can be found at http://www.cityofsacramento.org/transportation/parking/offstreetrates.html#293.