Southern District of California Bankruptcy

The Jacob Weinberger United States Courthouse sits majestically on the southwest corner of Union and F Streets in downtown San Diego. Built in 1913, the courthouse has been photographed by numerous movie, news, and public relations cameras because film crews and news media often find that the historic building has just the right look for their movie shoots and press-conference backdrops.

You are welcome to tour this historic building. The building is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except on federal holidays. Guided tours of this historical building are available by calling (619) 557-6428.

The Southern District Bankruptcy Court serves the following California counties:

  • San Diego
  • Imperial.

Major Cities in Southern District Bankruptcy Court of California

  • San Diego
  • Chula Vista
  • Oceanside
  • Escondido
  • El Cajon
  • Vista
  • Carlsbad
  • Encinitas

If you are considering filing a California bankruptcy in the Southern District you should contact an experienced local attorney for a free bankruptcy consultation. You can use the form on this page or call our toll free bankruptcy phone number for more information.

California Southern District Bankruptcy Court Filings By Quarter

2006 2007
District 1st QTR 2nd QTR 3rd QTR 4th QTR 1st QTR 2nd QTR 3rd QTR 4th QTR
Southern 704 1,090 1,252 1,299 1,704 1,942 2,086 2,202
2008 2009
Southern 1st QTR 2nd QTR 3rd QTR 4th QTR 1st QTR 2nd QTR 3rd QTR 4th QTR
2,758 3,456 6,840 3,962 4,387 5,250 5,596 5,408
2010 2011
Southern  1st QTR 2nd QTR 3rd QTR 4th QTR 1st QTR 2nd QTR 3rd QTR 4th QTR
5,569 6,431 6,102 5,481 5,694 5,635 5,476 4,681

Bankruptcies Filed by Chapter in California Bankruptcy Court

2007 2008
District Chapter 7 Chapter 11 Chapter 13 Chapter 7 Chapter 11 Chapter 13
  5,004 131 18,975 96,678 216 29,925
2009 2010
  Chapter 7 Chapter 11 Chapter 13 Chapter 7 Chapter 11 Chapter 13
155,224 402 45,180 191,597 610 59,189
2011  
 
Chapter 7 Chapter 11 Chapter 13
171,356 666 60,570

Total Bankruptcies Filed in California

2011 2012
California 1st QTR 2nd QTR 3rd QTR 4th QTR 1st QTR 2nd QTR 3rd QTR 4th QTR
64,231 64,615 59,137 52,084 52,464 49,655 44,352

United States Bankruptcy Court
Southern District of California

Jacob Weinberger United States Courthouse
325 West F Street
San Diego, CA 92101 – 6998

Phone: (619) 557-5620

http://www.casb.uscourts.gov/


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