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James A. Pixton (Bar No. 193263)
• PIXTON BANKRUPTCY LAW •
P.O. Box 2820
Alameda • CA 94501
Telephone (510) 451-6200
Fax (510) 521-8849

Attorney for Debtor(s)


UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION


In re: VIDAL ALDAZ GUTIERREZ,







Debtor(s)




Case No.: 13-30724

Chapter 13

EX PARTE MOTION TO TRANSFER VENUE
[LOCAL RULE 1002-1(C)]

DATE: NOT APPLICABLE
TIME:
PLACE:
JUDGE:

NOW COMES(S) DEBTOR(S) VIDAL ALDAZ GUTIERREZ (the “Debtor(s)”), the

Debtor(s) in the instant Chapter 13 case pending before this Court, and move(s) the Court for an

Order transferring this case to the Oakland Division. The Debtor resides in San Francisco but

owns real property in Oakland. For this reason, the Debtor could have properly filed either in the

San Francisco Division or the Oakland Division of this Court. This case (the “Case”) was filed

electronically through ECF by James A. Pixton and Pixton Bankruptcy Law, the attorneys of

record for the Debtor (the “Attorney”). The Attorney used BestCase bankruptcy preparation

software. Although the Attorney had intended to file the Case in Oakland, when he prepared the

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documents, BestCase chose the venue based on the home address of the Debtor. The Attorney

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did not realize that the case was being filed in San Francisco until after the electronic filing had

taken place. Because the Attorney is an East Bay law office and the Attorney is more familiar

Motion to Transfer Venue - 1

• PIXTON BANKRUPTCY LAW •

P.O. Box 2820

Case: 13-30724 Doc# 11 Filed: 05/17/13 Entered: 05/17/13 18:07:38 Page 1 of 2

Phone (510) 451-6200 • Fax (510) 521-8849

Alameda • CA 94501





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with practice and procedure in the Oakland Division, the Debtor requests that the Case be

transferred to the Oakland Division pursuant to Local Rule 1002-1(c).

For the foregoing reasons, the Debtor prays for an Order from this Court transferring the

Case to the Oakland Division, and granting such other relief as is necessary and just.

Dated: May 17, 2013
























PIXTON BANKRUPTCY LAW




By: /s/James A. Pixton -
James A. Pixton, Attorney for Debtor(s)

Motion to Transfer Venue - 2

• PIXTON BANKRUPTCY LAW •

P.O. Box 2820

Case: 13-30724 Doc# 11 Filed: 05/17/13 Entered: 05/17/13 18:07:38 Page 2 of 2

Phone (510) 451-6200 • Fax (510) 521-8849

Alameda • CA 94501