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USDC – SOUTHERN DISTRICT – CRIMINAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Posted May 30th, 2018
The U.S. Attorney has advised the Court that he intends to substantially increase the prosecution of illegal entry cases, including at least 100 misdemeanor cases a week. This comes at a time in which the Court has already had an approximate 45% increase in felony cases in 2017 and has vacancies in District and Magistrate…
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FOURTH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL – ELECTRONIC FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS

Posted May 30th, 2018
Effective June 1, 2018 1. All documents must be text-searchable, in PDF (portable document format) while maintaining the original document formatting. 2. The page numbering of a document filed electronically must begin with the first page or cover as page 1 and use only Arabic numerals (e.g., 1, 2, 3). 3. In appeals, a brief…
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VENTURA – JUDGE MICHELE M. CASTILLO PRESENTED WITH HONORARY DEGREE

Posted May 30th, 2018
California State University Channel Islands has presented Judge Michele M. Castillo with the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws. The honor was bestowed at the university’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony held on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Judge Castillo was appointed to the Ventura Superior Court bench by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., on June 28, 2016….
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SANTA CLARA – HEARING DATE

Posted May 30th, 2018
Effective immediately, please include the hearing date in the filing description box along with a complete description of the document being filed/document served. Example: “HRG 05/01/18 Opposition … or HRG 04/17/18 Proof of Service of …”


SAN FRANCISCO – REDUCED NUMBER OF SMALL CLAIMS NIGHT COURT SESSIONS

Posted May 30th, 2018
Effective June 4, 2018, the Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco, will reduce Small Claims night court sessions. Pursuant to Government Code section 68106, the Court is providing a 60- day notice of the reduced night court sessions. The elimination of weekly sessions is necessary to manage operational costs while continuing to provide…
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SAN BERNARDINO – HOLDS RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY

Posted May 30th, 2018
The Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino (LASSB) and the Superior Court of San Bernardino County will join together to officially launch the Caregivers Accessing Justice (CAJ) project on Tuesday, June 5, at 12:00 p.m., in Department S37, located at the San Bernardino Justice Center. The CAJ project, offered by LASSB, provides legal assistance in…
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LOS ANGELES – ONLINE AND TELEPHONE TRAFFIC SERVICES CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

Posted May 30th, 2018
Due to a major system upgrade, the Los Angeles Superior Court (LASC’s) online and telephone services for traffic are currently unavailable. Traffic matters can still be handled in person at the courthouses that hear traffic matters: See full notice at: http://www.lacourt.org/newsmedia/uploads/142018529154259PNTRAFFICSERVICESUNAVAILABLE.pdf