Del. Atty Tapped To Probe Oakland Diocese's Ch. 11 Fees

By Clara Geoghegan · April 23, 2024, 7:37 PM EDT

A California bankruptcy judge Tuesday gave his blessing to appoint a fee examiner in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland despite his initial trepidation over hiring...

To view the full article, register now.

Bankruptcy Scorecard


The Roman Catholic Bishop of Oakland, which covers Alameda and Contra Costa counties to the east of San Francisco, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as it faced a slew of sexual abuse litigation filed during a temporary lift of the statute of limitations.

Case Number



William J. Lafferty


U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California

Capital Structure

View Full Scorecard


Case Information

Case Title

The Roman Catholic Bishop of Oakland

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

May 08, 2023