Category: Legal Procedures

DID YOU KNOW . . . CRC RULE 2.251 – ELECTRONIC SERVICE

Posted September 11th, 2019
CCP §1010.56 mandates that local court rules will determine electronic service for civil actions. Express consent or formal agreement between parties is not needed to accept electronic service of documents if the court has already ordered electronic service on a represented party. Accordingly, the CRC Rule 2.251(c) states that when a party is required to…
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USDC – CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – PDF FILE SIZE LIMIT INCREASED IN CM/ECF

Posted September 11th, 2019
The United States District Court for the Central District of California has increased the limit on the size of files to be uploaded to the Court’s Case Management/Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) system. The maximum file size for PDF documents filed electronically is 35 megabytes (MB), effective immediately. Individual PDF files shall not exceed 35 MB…
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SANTA CLARA – NEW REQUIREMENT

Posted September 11th, 2019
Plaintiff Must Submit a Blank Civil Lawsuit Notice with New Cases Local Form CV-5012 http://www.scscourt.org/forms_filing.shtml [Provided by LSI member]


VENTURA – NOTICE OF DOCUMENTS EXCLUDED FROM ELECTRONIC DELIVERY

Posted July 23rd, 2019
Effective July 1, 2019, Ventura Superior Court Local Rule 4.05 regarding electronic delivery of documents has been revised to add the following to the list of documents excluded from electronic submission through eDelivery: • Any and all documents relating to restraining order matters, including applications/requests for restraining orders, proposed temporary restraining order, and notice of…
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LOS ANGELES – MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION IMPLEMENTS NEW CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Posted July 23rd, 2019
This weekend (07/12/19), the Court’s Mental Health Division will transition to a new case management system. The new system will provide improved service to litigants and justice partners and enhance the Court’s ability to maintain complete and easily accessible records. Use of the new system will begin Monday, July 15. In addition to the new…
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LOS ANGELES – COURT ANNOUNCES NEW PROCESS AND FORMS FOR PROBATE REFEREE APPOINTMENTS IN PROBATE AND MENTAL HEALTH CASES

Posted July 23rd, 2019
Effective July 15, 2019, the Probate and Mental Health Division will implement changes to the Appointment of Probate Referee process. In addition, the Court is mandating the use of specific forms as described below. Probate referees will be randomly selected by accessing the State Controller’s authorized list, unless a specific probate referee is appointed for…
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VENTURA – NOTICE OF DOCUMENTS EXCLUDED FROM ELECTRONIC DELIVERY

Posted July 4th, 2019
Effective July 1, 2019, Ventura Superior Court Local Rule 4.05 regarding electronic delivery of documents has been revised to add the following to the list of documents excluded from electronic submission through eDelivery: • Any and all documents relating to restraining order matters, including applications/requests for restraining orders, proposed temporary restraining order, and notice of…
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