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CA USDC BANKRUPTCY – Important Notice Regarding NextGen CM/ECF

Posted February 10th, 2016
Please note that effective Monday, February 22, 2016, the CA Southern District Bankruptcy Court will start using the NextGen CM/ECF system which means you will need to use the new CM/ECF/Passer login information you should have already received when filing or retrieving documents from this Court. Thank you. Your CM/ECF Password WILL stop working on…
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YOU GOT SERVED … ON FACEBOOK

Posted February 10th, 2016
In a custody case wherein a father was unable to locate a current address for his ex-wife and the mother of their child, a U.S. Magistrate judge has allowed the man to provide a copy of the summons and petition to the woman’s Facebook account. However, because of the uncertainty that the account truly belongs…
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US COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT – CHANGE IN PROCESS FOR SUBMITTING SEALED MATERIALS IN EXCERPTS OF RECORD

Posted February 10th, 2016
(1) Change in Process for Submitting Sealed Materials in Excerpts of Record Effective February 1, 2016, excerpts of record containing sealed materials shall be submitted in a separate volume restricted to only those sealed documents. Rather than moving to file the entire excerpts of record under seal, a party shall submit any document(s) it wishes…
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STATE OF CALIFORNIA – DEPOSITION NOTICES

Posted February 10th, 2016
Assembly Bill 1197 amends CCP section 2025.220 relating to deposition notices. CCP section 2025.220(a)(8)(A) now provides that if a noticing party is aware of the existence of a contract between the noticing party (or a third party financing all or part of the action) and the court reporter (or the entity providing the court reporter),…
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STATE – MANDATORY EFILING

Posted February 10th, 2016
Effective January 1, 2016, the following courts have enforced Mandatory Electronic Filing: • San Luis Obispo County (Civil Limited and Probate) • Santa Barbara (all case types, Santa Barbara courthouse only) The following courts continue to require eFiling: • Orange County (for all case types) • San Francisco (Civil and Probate Trusts, subsequent documents only)…
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VENTURA COUNTY – UNLAWFUL DETAINER CALENDAR

Posted February 10th, 2016
Effective February 1, 2016 The Unlawful Detainer calendar will move to Mondays at 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., in Courtroom 23 The Deadly Weapon calendar will move to Mondays at 1:30 p.m., in Courtroom 23 The Asset Forfeiture calendar will move to the 1st Monday of the month at 1:30 p.m., in Courtroom 23 http://www.ventura.courts.ca.gov/pn/pn2016-0108_eff-02012016.pdf


SHASTA – TEMPORARY DELAY FOR TRAFFIC CITATIONS

Posted February 10th, 2016
The court is currently experiencing a delay in processing traffic citations due to a substantial backlog of tickets being filed by police agencies. You may not be able to find information on your ticket for several weeks online, through the automated phone system, or through the clerk’s office. Once your ticket is entered in the…
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SANTA CLARA COUNTY – FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER COURTHOUSE

Posted February 10th, 2016
Family Justice Center Courthouse Gets Greenlight for Move-In Date After years of development and planning, the new Family Justice Center Courthouse to open this summer. SAN JOSE, Calif. (February 5, 2016): The Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara is pleased to announce that July 30th is the official move-in date for the new…
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