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Posted June 20th, 2017
Effective January 1, 2017, the maximum allowable fees that a California notary public can charge went up. A notary can now charge $15 (up from $10), per signature, for an acknowledgment or jurat. (Govt. Code secs. 8211 and 8233.) See the California Secretary of State website for a full list of maximum allowable fees.


CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT – TO LAUNCH E-FILING

Posted June 20th, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO—Jorge Navarrete, Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court of California today announced that the Supreme Court will launch voluntary eFiling under California Rule of Court 8.70 beginning July 10, 2017. “The eFiling system will benefit the public, attorneys, and the court by providing a more technologically advanced and efficient process for filing…
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TEHAMA – COURT TO EXPAND CLERKS OFFICE HOURS

Posted June 20th, 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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SOLANO – JUDGE KAYS TO RETIRE

Posted June 20th, 2017
The Superior Court of California, County of Solano announced that Judge Scott L. Kays retires effective June 12, 2017, after 20 years on the bench. Judge Kays was appointed to the Superior Court of California, County of Solano on April 25, 1997, by Governor Pete Wilson. Judge Kays served as Presiding Judge from 2002- 2003,…
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SAN JOAQUIN – COUNTY CIVIL GRAND JURY RELEASES REPORT ON THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE COUNTY OF SAN JOAQUIN “PROGRESSING FROM CARETAKER TO DEVELOPER”

Posted June 20th, 2017
A complaint caused the 2016-2017 Civil Grand Jury to once again investigate the Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin. The Grand Jury has investigated this agency through initial and follow-up investigations nine of the past 16 years. This year’s findings and recommendations are based on a year-long investigation that included witness interviews, tours…
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SAN JOAQUIN – COUNTY CIVIL GRANT JURY RELEASES REPORT ON PROPERTY AND EVIDENCE ROOMS IN SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY

Posted June 20th, 2017
The 2016-2017 San Joaquin County Civil Grand Jury released its report today on property and evidence rooms of law enforcement agencies within San Joaquin County. A citizen’s complaint alleged that 10,000 pieces of evidence were either “lost or missing” from the Sheriff’s property room. The Grand Jury’s investigation consisted of reviewing documentation, conducting interviews and…
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SAN BERNARDINO – SUPERIOR COURT STARTS OUTREACH COURT FOR THE HOMELESS

Posted June 20th, 2017
Effective June 23, 2017, the Superior Court of San Bernardino County will restore access to disadvantaged communities in the West Valley by holding a “Shelter Court” on the fourth Friday of every month in Upland. Judge Ingrid Uhler will preside. Shelter Court will serve as an outreach to homeless individuals with outstanding misdemeanor cases filed…
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SAN BERNARDINO – WELCOMES NEW COMMISSIONER, GUY A. BOVÉE

Posted June 20th, 2017
The Judges of the Superior Court of San Bernardino County have selected Guy A. Bovée to serve as the Court’s newest commissioner. He took his oath of office this morning and will preside over a calendar at the Fontana Courthouse. Commissioner Bovée fills the vacancy created by the judicial appointment of Winston S. Keh. Commissioner…
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ORANGE – NOTICE OF FEE CHANGES

Posted June 20th, 2017
California Rules of Court, rule 2.253(b)(5) authorizes the Court to charge a fee for the cost actually incurred in providing for the electronic filing (E-Filing) of documents. An E-Filing Convenience Fee of $2.25 will be charged for each E-Filing transaction. http://www.occourts.org/general-public/notices/general/2017-06-08_Notice_FeeChanges_EF.pdf