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General Information:

On May 8th, 2023, the Roman Catholic Bishop of Oakland (the "Debtor") filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code (the “Bankruptcy Code”). The Debtor's chapter 11 case (the "Bankruptcy Case") is pending under Case No. 23-40523 before the Honorable Judge William J. Lafferty in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California (the “Bankruptcy Court”).

For additional information, please call (888) 733-1425 (U.S./Canada) or (310) 751-2631 (International) or click here to submit an email inquiry.

Sexual Abuse Claim Notice Package

Please take notice, on July 25, 2023, the court entered the Order Establishing Deadlines for Filing Proofs of Claim and Approving the Form and Manner of Notice Thereof [Docket No. 293]. Per the Order, please find below links to the documents contained in the Sexual Abuse Claim Notice Package.

  • Sexual Abuse Bar Date Notice

  • Official Proof of Claim Form

  • Optional Supplement to Official Proof of Claim Form

  • Committee Letter

  • Please click here to submit your Proof of Claim Form electronically.

    Important Dates, Deadlines & Documents Show All Dates

    June 5, 2024
    (10:30 a.m. (PT))

    September 11, 2023
    (5:00 p.m. (PT))

    May 8, 2023

    November 6, 2023
    (5:00 p.m. (PT))

    June 21, 2023
    (11:00 a.m. PT)

    Meeting of Creditors

    The Meeting of Creditors pursuant to section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code (the "341 Meeting") was held on June 21, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. (PT). For additional information, please see the Notice of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case.

    Telephonic 341 Meeting
    Call-in number: 888-455-9641
    Passcode: 5500517

    Rule 9001(5) of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure requires that a representative of the Debtors appear at the Meeting of Creditors for the purpose of being examined under oath by a representative of the Office of the United States Trustee and by any interested parties that attend the meeting. Creditors are welcome, but not required, to attend the meeting. The Meeting of Creditors may be continued or adjourned by notice at the meeting, without further written notice to creditors.

    Parties & Addresses

    United States Bankruptcy Court
    Northern District of California
    1300 Clay Street, Suite 300
    Oakland, CA 94612
    T: (888) 821-7606

    RCBO Claims Processing Center
    222 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 300
    c/o KCC dba Verita
    El Segundo, CA 90245
    T: (888) 733-1425

    Please file proof(s) of claim, if any, via US Mail or other hand delivery system. Facsimile and other electronic delivery methods are not acceptable.  You must file an originally executed proof of claim.  If you would like a copy of your claim returned to you as proof of receipt, please enclose an additional copy and a self-addressed postage-paid envelope.

    Attorneys' Addresses

    Jeffrey R. Blease
    Thomas F. Carlucci
    Shane J. Moses
    Ann Marie Uetz
    Matthew D. Lee
    Foley & Lardner LLP
    555 California Street, Suite 1700
    San Francisco, CA 94104-1520
    T: (415) 434-4484
    F: (415) 434-4507

    Jeffrey D. Prol
    Michael A. Kaplan
    Brent Weisenberg
    Colleen M. Restel
    Lowenstein Sandler LLP
    One Lowenstein Drive
    Roseland, NJ 07068
    T: (973) 597-2500
    F: (973) 597-2400

    Tobias S. Keller
    Jane Kim
    Gabrielle L. Albert
    Keller Benvenutti Kim LLP
    650 California Street, Suite 1900
    San Francisco, CA 94108
    T: (415) 496-6723
    F: (650) 636-9251