Category: Legal Procedures

SANTA CLARA – INCREASING ACCESS TO JUSTICE: ODYSSEY GUIDE AND FILE

Posted April 30th, 2019
In September of 2018, as part of the Santa Clara County Superior Court’s ongoing effort to increase access to justice, the Superior Court began its offering of the Odyssey Guide and File system, an online program which helps self-represented litigants through the process of generating and completing court forms. Guide and File electronically assists litigants…
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GLENN – MASTER COURT CALENDAR CHANGES

Posted April 30th, 2019
The Glenn County Superior Court announces the following changes to the Master Court Calendar, beginning on July 1, 2019: The Traffic Infractions calendar will be heard on the first and third Fridays of the month, at 1:30 p.m. in Willows, CA. Traffic Court Trials will also be heard on the first and third Fridays of…
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KERN – FILERS

Posted April 2nd, 2019
Beginning March 18, 2019, all represented parties in all California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and Civil Writ petition cases are required to file all documents through Electronic Filing (E-File). Family Law cases, Probate cases and Habeas’ Corpus petition cases are not required to E-File documents at this time. Self-represented litigants are not required to E-File…
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STANISLAUS – MANDATORY ELECTRONIC FILING

Posted January 3rd, 2019
The following rules shall apply to electronic filing of documents with the Court. A. Mandatory Electronic Filing All parties filing documents electronically are referred to and shall also comply with all requirements and conditions for electronic filing (e-filing) and service as set forth in Code of Civil Procedure section 1010.6 and California Rules of Court,…
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SAN BERNARDINO – NEW PROCEDURE STREAMLINES CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION AGREEMENTS

Posted January 3rd, 2019
Effective January 1, 2019, the Superior Court of San Bernardino County will implement a new procedure for processing custody and visitation agreements made during child custody recommending counseling appointments. In cases where litigants reach a complete custody and visitation agreement, the child custody recommending counselor will prepare the agreement while the parties are present and…
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LOS ANGELES – PROBATE DIVISION ANNOUNCES NEW PROCEDURE FOR ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE AND PROCESSING OF COURT ORDERS

Posted January 3rd, 2019
Effective Dec. 10, 2018, proposed orders will be routed electronically within the Court for review and signature. By eliminating manual tasks associated with processing and serving orders to the submitting party, the Court will expedite and improve the processing of proposed orders. This change will have the following impact: Ex-Parte Applications • Proposed orders must…
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LOS ANGELES – CIVIL DIVISION’S TRANSITION TO ELECTRONIC FILING UPDATE

Posted January 3rd, 2019
The Los Angeles Superior Court has transitioned to the next phase of providing for mandatory efiling for all limited and unlimited jurisdiction civil cases. Efiling provides efficiencies and enhances the Court’s ability to maintain complete and easily accessible records. Note: The Court will implement a voluntary period for efiling documents for complex civil cases and…
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