Metropolitan News-Enterprise


Wednesday, December 19, 2012


Page 11



U.S. Bankruptcy Court Establishes Call Center


The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California has established a call center to handle calls from the public for the court’s Los Angeles, Riverside, Santa Ana, Northern, and San Fernando Valley divisions.

The new call center, the court said in a release, provides automated access to commonly requested information such as how to obtain free or low cost legal assistance, court locations, attorney information, credit reporting and fraud, fee and check acceptance policy.

The call center’s toll-free number is (855) 460-9641.

Call center operators are available from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays and other published court closures days.

The automated service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Callers are also encouraged to continue using the court’s Voice Case Information System (VCIS) at (866) 222-8029 to obtain free information and status of a bankruptcy case. The automated VCIS service is also available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Norman H. Green, a partner at Irsfeld, Irsfeld & Younger in Glendale, has been appointed to the Taxation Law Advisory Commission of the California Board of Legal Specialization, the firm announced in a news release yesterday.

Green is a certified specialist in taxation law and a former chairman of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Arbitration Committee, the firm noted.

He has been with the firm for over 28 years, practicing in the areas of taxation, business and estate planning, estates and trusts.

The Pasadena Bar Association Probate & Trust Law Section presents “California Legislation 2012 Affecting Probate Estates, Trusts, Guardianships and Conservatorships.”

Attorney James R. Birnberg will present the program, which will take place on Jan. 7 from noon until approximately 1:30 p.m. at the University Club of Pasadena, 175 North Oakland Avenue, Pasadena.

The cost is $35 for members and non-members alike, payable by cash or check made out to “Pasadena Bar Association,” in advance or at the door. No credit card payments will be accepted.

The event provides one hour of general MCLE credit and one hour of legal specialization credit in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law.

To reserve a space or for more information call (626) 441-1707, fax to 626-441-8101, or send an email to Only email reservations will receive a confirmation.


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