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USDC – EASTERN DISTRICT – AN IMPORTANT LETTER TO CONGRESS FROM THE JUDGES OF THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA REGARDING OUR CASELOAD CRISIS

Posted July 10th, 2018
It has been four decades since the last judgeship was created in the Eastern District of California. In that period of time the population of the district has grown 220%. The judges of the Eastern District routinely carry one of the heaviest caseloads in the country. For the last decade the Judicial Conference has recommended…
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USBC – SOUTHERN DISTRICT – LOCAL RULES AMENDMENTS CONTAINED IN GENERAL ORDER 190 & 190-A ARE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2018

Posted July 10th, 2018
Friday, June 29, 2018 After a period of public comment, the amendments to the Local Bankruptcy Rules as presented in General Order 190 and 190-A are effective on Sunday, July 1, 2018. A redline version is also available. Specifically, the amendments include changes to Local Bankruptcy Rules 1001-6(c), 3015-6, 4001-3, 7026-1, 9013-3, 9013-6(a), 9013-6(b), and…
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USBC – EASTERN DISTRICT – CHANGES TO E-FILING SYSTEM

Posted July 10th, 2018
Changes to e-Filing System On July 16, 2018, the Eastern District of California Bankruptcy Court will release a new version of e-Filing. The new e-Filing system will allow cases to be opened automatically in CM, which will allow them to be viewed within a few minutes on PACER. In addition, new cases will also have…
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CALIFORNIA SECRETARY OF STATE – CALIFORNIA NOTARIES PUBLIC CANNOT PERFORM NOTARIAL SERVICES ONLINE

Posted July 10th, 2018
Online webcam notarizations are invalid and illegal activities for California notaries public. California notaries public should beware of misleading information from private companies claiming to have legal online notarization websites and legal online notarization services. Web-based platforms that purport to allow a person to submit copies of identification over the Internet and to use a…
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RIVERSIDE – SUPERIOR COURT IMPLEMENTS NEW CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR FAMILY LAW

Posted July 10th, 2018
In 2016, utilizing funds specifically set aside for automation, and following a comprehensive procurement process, Riverside selected Journal Technologies’ eCourt© case management system to replace an outdated system that was nearing the end of its useful life. In December 2017, the Riverside Superior Court launched eCourt© for probate cases, and now family law cases are…
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RIVERSIDE – CIVIL CHANGES

Posted July 10th, 2018
Release Date: June 18, 2018 The following be effective July 11, 2018: All hearings in all Civil Departments are subject to being vacated, continued, or reassigned to a different department. When those changes are made, a minute order will be mailed to notify parties and counsel. The Court will no longer provide telephonic and email…
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