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UNITED STATES COURTS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT – OPERATIONS

Posted January 3rd, 2019
Operation of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will not be affected, at least initially, by the partial shutdown of the federal government that commenced on Saturday, December 22, 2018. Oral arguments on the calendar for the month of January will go on as scheduled. All deadlines for court filings remain…
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US BANKRUPTCY COURT – CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – COURT EXPECTED TO OPERATE NORMALLY THROUGH JANUARY 11, 2019 IN THE EVENT OF GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Posted January 3rd, 2019
In the event that Congress does not pass an appropriations bill to continue funding the federal government beyond December 21, 2018, the federal judiciary will use other funds, such as fees collected, to enable federal courts to remain open for approximately three weeks through January 11, 2019. During that time, scheduled hearings will be held…
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VENTURA – NOTICE OF EDELIVERY FEE CHANGES

Posted January 3rd, 2019
Beginning February 1, 2019, the fee for each eDelivery submission will increase to $6.70, in addition to any court filing fees. (California Rules of Court, Rule 2.253 and Code of Civil Procedure 1010.6) http://www.ventura.courts.ca.gov/pn/pn2018_1128_eff-20190201_Notice-of-eDelivery-Fee-Change.pdf


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 DIEGO – EAST COUNTY DIVISION ADDS FAMILY LAW COURTROOM

Posted January 3rd, 2019
On January 14, 2019, the East County Division of the San Diego Superior Court will open an additional Family Law courtroom. Department 8 will handle Family Court issues such as Family Law Dissolution (Divorce), Child Custody and Support. “We constantly monitor case filings throughout the San Diego County Superior Court system and have noticed, over…
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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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RIVERSIDE – REOPENING OF CORONA COURTHOUSE

Posted January 3rd, 2019
The Superior Court of California, County of Riverside, is pleased to announce that the Corona Courthouse will reopen services to the public on January 7, 2019. The two-courtroom courthouse, located adjacent to Corona City Hall on Buena Vista Avenue, was closed to the public in July 2012 due to state budget reductions, with the exception…
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PLACER – ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF DEPARTMENT 20 IN ROSEVILLE

Posted January 3rd, 2019
The Superior Court of California, County of Placer is pleased to announce Department 20, the court’s new courtroom co-located with the South Placer Adult Correctional Facility at the Bill Santucci Justice Center in Roseville, which opened yesterday, December 10, 2018. Per Presiding Judge Alan V. Pineschi, “In terms of the people’s legal business, it is…
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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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