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LOS ANGELES – CIVIL DIVISIONS’ TRANSITION TO ELECTRONIC FILING

Posted April 16th, 2019
Note: The Court has set a new date for mandatory efiling for complex cases, which is January 1, 2020, as indicated in the chart below. Implementation of Electronic Filing for Complex – Mandatory Phase There is only a mandatory phase for efiling complex civil documents. Prior to implementation of this mandatory phase, documents may be…
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USBC – EASTERN DISTRICT – TELEPHONIC COURT APPEARANCE THROUGH COURT CALL CONFERENCE SERVICE

Posted April 2nd, 2019
I. POLICIES AND PROCEDURES GOVERNING TELEPHONE APPEARANCES: Provided they adhere to these policies and procedures, attorneys and parties may appear by telephone in connection with most non-evidentiary hearings. Unless a personal appearance is excused in advance, telephonic appearances are not allowed in the following instances: 1. When the caller cannot minimize background noise or ensure…
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CALIFORNIA COURT OF APPEALS – UPCOMING TRUEFILING UPGRADE

Posted April 2nd, 2019
We are excited to announce an upgrade to TrueFiling, the electronic filing service for the California Courts of Appeal and Supreme Court. In the coming months the vendor “ImageSoft” will be updating their TrueFiling service to TrueFiling 3.0. Below is more information regarding the timing, actions required on your part, and upcoming training. California –…
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VENTURA – JUDGE PATRICIA M. MURPHY NAMED JUDGE OF THE YEAR

Posted April 2nd, 2019
Judge Patricia M. Murphy has been named Judge of the Year by the Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association. The honor was bestowed at the association’s 41st annual Judges’ Night dinner on March 26, 2019, at the Tower Club in Oxnard. The award recognizes exceptional judicial performance balanced with courtesy and compassion toward litigants and attorneys….
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SAN DIEGO – CHANGES TO POLICY REGARDING NORMAL AVAILABILITY AND UNAVAILABILITY OF OFFICIAL COURT REPORTERS

Posted April 2nd, 2019
Effective March 25, 2019, the San Diego Superior Court’s policy regarding the normal availability and unavailability of official court reporters is as follows: Official court reporters are normally available in felony criminal cases and juvenile matters during regular court hours. Official court reporters are not normally available in civil matters, family law matters (with the…
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SACRAMENTO – RECEIVES ADDITIONAL GRANT FUNDING TO EXPAND ITS SELF-HELP SERVICES PROGRAM TO PRO PER LITIGANTS IN CIVIL CASES

Posted April 2nd, 2019
Sacramento Superior Court Receives Additional Grant Funding to Expand its Self-Help Services Program to Pro Per Litigants in Civil Cases Additional grant funding was provided by the Judicial Council in FY 2018-19 to the Sacramento Superior Court to expand its self-help services program in civil matters. We are pleased to announce that the official doors…
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RIVERSIDE – UNLIMITED CIVIL CALENDAR CHANGES EFFECTIVE MONDAY MARCH 4, 2019

Posted April 2nd, 2019
The following unlimited civil filing and calendar changes will effect Blythe courthouse: BLYTHE – DESERT REGION The following unlimited civil filings and calendar changes will occur: With the exception of Name Changes and Civil Harassments, all other unlimited civil case management hearings (Case Management Conferences, Orders to Show Cause, Status Conferences, and Trial Setting Conferences)…
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PLACER – ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT NEW COMMISSIONER

Posted April 2nd, 2019
The Placer Superior Court is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Glenn M. Holley of Sacramento, California as Court Commissioner, effective May 1, 2019. Mr. Holley fills the vacancy created by the elevation of Todd Irby to Judge of the Superior Court in the summer of 2018. Mr. Holley will be leaving the law…
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MONTEREY – ANNOUNCES THE EXPANSION OF SELF-HELP SERVICES IN GREENFIELD

Posted April 2nd, 2019
Monterey County Superior Court is pleased to announce the expansion of Self-help Services in South Monterey County. The new Self-Help Center currently operates in Greenfield on the fourth Friday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Beginning March 12, 2019 the Court will operate on an additional day – the second Tuesday of…
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MONO – EXPANSION OF COURT REPORTING FOR LAW & MOTION CALENDAR AND FOR FAMILY LAW/CIVIL PROCEEDINGS AT NO COST TO THE PARTIES

Posted April 2nd, 2019
STARTING January 17, 2019, the Court will have a court reporter available for the Thursday law and motion/family law calendar twice a month. Below is a list of the dates that the court reporter will be provided. However, unforeseen circumstances such as court reporter’s illness or conflict with another court reporter’s commitment, may result in…
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