United States District Court - Northern District Court of California

Claudia Wilken, Chief Judge

Richard W. Wieking, Clerk of Court

Federal & Local Rules and General Orders

Federal Rules

The following federal rule compilations in PDF format are available from the United States Courts page on Federal Rules of Practice & Procedure (www.uscourts.gov . . .)

  • Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure
  • Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure
  • Federal Rules of Evidence
  • Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure

Local Rules

  • Local Rules
  • General Orders
  • Individual judges' standing orders: visit the judges' web pages to learn about additional rules applicable in a particular case. Select a judge's name to open that judge's web page, then select "Standing Orders" from the left navigation bar.