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San Bernardino County Recorder’s Office

Posted October 2nd, 2013
The San Bernardino County Recorder’s Office has changed the way they are returning documents.  Prior to September 24, 2013, when provided with an extra copy, the clerks would provide messengers with a conformed copy immediately. Now, the San Bernardino County Recorder’s Office will now be mailing back recorded documents within 7-9 days from the date

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Monterey County Superior Court – Viewing Room Hours

Posted October 2nd, 2013
Commencing October 1, 2013, the Monterey County Superior Court shall temporarily close its viewing room (for copying, et al.) to the public every Thursday and Friday until further notice. The viewing room shall remain open every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. (except for state and federal holidays).  Requests to view files

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Los Angeles County Superior Court – More New Procedures in Personal Injury Cases

Posted September 30th, 2013
The attached “Frequently Asked Questions” document will help you greatly if you practice in the Los Angeles County Superior Court relative to new and different procedures for Personal Injury cases: Some highlights are: They are not conducting Mandatory Settlement Conferences. Non-discovery motions are heard at 1:30 p.m. (as opposed to 8:30 a.m.). Parties must participate

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California Courts moving more towards E-Filing…

Posted September 20th, 2013
As most of you know, our Courts throughout California are gradually moving more and more towards e-filing – in the California judicial system’s eyes, it helps all involved save time and money. As of September 3, 2013, most Probate filings in Orange County Superior Court must be filed electronically, and this is in addition to

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Article: California Court Filings Drop as Funds Dry Up

Posted August 30th, 2013
California trial courts have seen a steady decline in civil and lesser criminal filings over the last 10 years, coinciding with the decrease in funds for court operations and police departments, according to statistics… You can read the remainder of this article at this URL: http://www.courthousenews.com/2013/07/25/59704.htm  

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