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Posted August 18th, 2017
2017-08-18 – CORRECTION – There is now a MANDATORY PROPOSED ORDER (COVER SHEET) (Judicial Council of California EFS-020) to be used when electronically filing proposed orders. Note – a proposed order in Word format will be required.


IMPERIAL – IGNORING JURY DUTY MAY RESULT IN FINES

Posted August 17th, 2017
Imperial County, CA – The Superior Court of California, County of Imperial today announced the beginning of a tougher new program to round up persons who willfully fail to respond to their jury summons, thereby enforcing the penalties that California law allows for those refusing to serve. Court Executive Officer and Jury Commissioner, Tammy L….
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SAN BERNARDINO – TO IMPLEMENT EFFICIENCIES TO JURY SERVICE, PROVIDE DIGITIAL RESOURCE TO POTENTIAL JURORS

Posted August 17th, 2017
On August 25, 2017, the San Bernardino Superior Court will begin using a new method to summons residents for jury service. The court will send prospective jurors postcards that will provide instructions for accessing online resources at the court, making jury service easier, faster, and more convenient. The postcards will include the essential information jurors…
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SAN DIEGO – TO EXPAND IMAGING PROGRAM TO SMALL CLAIMS

Posted August 17th, 2017
In order to allow greater access within the County of San Diego to Small Claims files, beginning October 2, 2017, Small Claims cases will be added to the San Diego Superior Court’s Imaging Program. As set forth in the court’s General Order: IN RE PROCEDURES REGARDING ELECTRONICALLY IMAGED COURT RECORDS, ELECTRONIC FILING, AND ACCESS TO…
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SAN DIEGO – UNAVAILABILITY OF COURT REPORTERS IN FAMILY LAW PROCEEDINGS

Posted August 17th, 2017
Due to prior budget reductions, the San Diego Superior Court ceased providing official court reporters in family law cases for most proceedings. An exception was made in Local Family Rule 5.1.8 for certain proceedings, including Domestic Violence Restraining Order hearings and Request for Order hearings of 40 minutes or less. Given further budget reductions and…
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TEHAMA – COURT TO EXPAND CLERK’S OFFICE HOURS

Posted August 17th, 2017
In response to significant budget cuts over the last several years, the Tehama Superior Court had to implement various cost reduction measures, including the reduction of public window and telephone hours for the Court Clerk’s Office. While Court operating revenues have only partially recovered, the Court’s judicial officers and staff have been working hard to…
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YOLO – NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CLOSURES

Posted August 17th, 2017
Pursuant to Government Code Section 68106, the Superior Court of California, County of Yolo, is providing notice of temporary closures of Department 12, Child Support Calendar (only) on the following dates and times: Monday, October 16, 2017 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 17, 2017 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. http://www.yolo.courts.ca.gov/sites/default/files/images/20170803145352161.pdf