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United States District Court – Fee Increases

Posted May 3rd, 2013
District Court Fee Increase A $50 “Administrative Fee” is now effective (as of May 1, 2013) for filing any civil action, suit or proceeding in the United States District Court (total filing fee now $400). This fee, however, does not apply to persons granted in forma pauperis status or to applications for writs of habeas…
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RIVERSIDE COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT – NOTICE OF TRANSFER OF CIVIL AND PROBATE CASES FROM INDIO AND PALM SPRINGS

Posted May 3rd, 2013
Effective July 29, 2013, the Riverside County Superior Court will no longer hear limited or unlimited civil matters, including unlawful detainers, in the Larson Justice Center in Indio .  Effective July 29, 2013, the Riverside Superior Court will also no longer hear probate matters in the Palm Springs Court . Hearings Currently Scheduled: All civil and…
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LASC Case Nos. On ALL Documents

Posted May 2nd, 2013
Please take note that Los Angeles County Superior Court (LASC) now requires that ALL documents being filed with the Court MUST include the department number somewhere on the document. Any documents that do not have the department number will be rejected. This has always been the norm, but now, LASC has made a local rule…
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USDC-Northern District Announces Monthly Furlough Days

Posted May 2nd, 2013
United States District Court ― Northern District of California Due to budget reductions caused by sequestration, the Court will observe five furlough days in Fiscal Year 2013. The Court has approved the following furlough schedule to begin in May, absent further notice. The current plan is for the Court’s San Francisco, San Jose and Eureka…
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San Bernardino County Superior Court plans to temporary maintain one courtroom in Barstow

Posted April 29th, 2013
Commencing May 6, 2013, the San Bernardino County Superior Court plans to maintain operation in one courtroom in Barstow, three days per week. This courtroom shall hear traffic, landlord-tenant, small claims and domestic violence cases. Civil, family law and criminal cases shall still be transferred to other locations. Baring any unforeseen reductions, this court plans…
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Additional “Further Changes” to take place in Los Angeles County Superior Courts

Posted April 29th, 2013
There are additional changes which are taking place within the Los Angeles County Superior Court system (some of this information overlaps with the previous post, but better safe than sorry…) ADR Department To Close: Commencing on the 11th of March, 2013, the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) stopped accepting referrals to the Party Select and Random…
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San Diego County Superior Court E-File Notice

Posted April 24th, 2013
Effective March 4, 2013, documents may be e-Filed in non-mandated Civil Cases in the Central Division of the San Diego Superior Court as long as: 1. The case has been first initiated on or after March 4, 2013; or 2. The case is already pending as of March 3, 2013, and has been imaged by…
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