Category: General

CALIFORNIA COURTS NEWSROOM – SELF-HELP RESOURCES EXPAND TO COURTS OF APPEAL

Posted May 25th, 2019
California’s 5th District Court of Appeal launched a new online Appellate Self-Help Resource Center for self-represented litigants and lawyers who seek help with the appeals process. “The appeals process is daunting and mysterious,” said Brian Cotta, clerk/executive officer for the 5th District Court of Appeal. “As a solution and in close partnership with the other…
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CALIFORNIA COURTS – COUNCIL HEARS HOW INCREASE IN FUNDING HELPED COURTS EXPAND SERVICES FOR THE PUBLIC

Posted May 25th, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO—The Judicial Council today (05/17/19) received a report on how the state’s trial courts used additional funding included in this fiscal year’s judicial branch budget to expand hours, reopen closed locations, and invest in new technology to increase access and improve court efficiency for the public. “Our courts are recovering from past deficits to…
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SONOMA – E-FILING IS COMING

Posted May 25th, 2019
Get Ready! E‐filing is coming to Sonoma County Superior Court! Sonoma County Superior Court invites you to participate in an eFiling educational program. Wednesday June 12, 2019 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at Sonoma County Law Library, 2604 Ventura Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95403 Education Session Please join us for a one hour presentation on…
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SAN BERNARDINO – MODIFIED SCHEDULE AT THE NEEDLES DISTRICT DURING JULY 2019

Posted May 25th, 2019
The San Bernardino County Superior Court will implement a modified schedule at the Needles District for the month of July 2019. The Needles District will reschedule the July 5, 2019 session to Friday, July 12, 2019. The regular schedule for court services at the Needles District will resume on August 2, 2019. The Needles District…
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RIVERSIDE – ONLINE APPOINTMENTS SYSTEMS

Posted May 25th, 2019
On May 13, 2019, the Court launched the new Online Appointment application which integrates with the existing queuing kiosks at select court locations. The new application allows court customers to schedule online appointments to discuss a traffic related issue or a payment/collection issue. The application is user friendly and allows customers to schedule an appointment…
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PLACER – SUPERIOR COURT ANNOUNCES FAMILY LAW SETTLEMENT SERVICES

Posted May 25th, 2019
The Placer County Superior Court is pleased to announce the start of a new program to assist self-represented litigants involved in Family Law cases. “Self-Help Settlement Services” will begin on Monday, June 3rd, 2019. The new program will be available for Family Law cases in which one or both parties are self-represented. Eligible self-represented parties…
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MONTEREY – ADDS “GUIDE AND FILE” FEATURE TO PUBLIC WEBSITE

Posted May 25th, 2019
Monterey County Superior Court is pleased to announce the addition of the new “Guide and File” feature to its public website. This interactive feature continues the Monterey County Superior Court mission to increase access to justice and to court services by enabling litigants, especially those without attorneys, to remotely and automatically create legal documents for…
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MONTEREY – COMPREHENSIVE DEMOSNTRATION OF THE NEW COURT MOBILE APPLICATION INCLUDING THE NEW ATTORNEY LOGIN FEATURE

Posted May 25th, 2019
Monterey County Superior Court is pleased to announce the addition of the new Attorney Login Feature as part of the Court’s Mobile App. Continuing the trend of a unified experience for improved access to court services and information, the attorney login feature will provide frequent users with added benefits and a unique user experience. The…
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LOS ANGELES – PROBATE DIVISION TO ELIMINATE DIRECT FAX FILINGS OF DOCUMENTS

Posted May 25th, 2019
The Los Angeles Superior Court implemented electronic filing (efiling) of all documents filed in the Probate Division on June 5, 2017. Effective June 1, 2019, the Probate Division will no longer accept fax filings for probate documents. For further information about the efiling process and FAQ please refer to the Court’s website at: http://www.lacourt.org/division/efiling/pdf/Efiling_FAQ.pdf. A…
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LOS ANGELES – PROBATE UNIT ANNOUNCES NEW SOFTWARE PROGRAM FOR PROBATE NOTES

Posted May 25th, 2019
The Probate Legal Unit has started using a new software system for drafting and posting probate notes for matters on calendar in the probate departments. The probate notes format will look slightly different to improve their organization and readability for the bench officers, attorneys, litigants, and general public. The notes will continue to be posted…
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