LSI Legal Procedures Blog


Los Angeles County Superior Court Layoffs

Posted June 18th, 2013
This is some real bad news… The Los Angeles County Superior Court intends to start a massive layoff of up to 511 court positions  which should affect 177 court employees  today. Please bear with the Court while the work load is redistributed as there will understandably be delays. Please also recall that commencing today through June 19,…
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Posted June 10th, 2013
Kern County Superior Court has announced changes in court hours and closure of the Lake Isabella Court House. Effective June 10, 2013 all Kern County Superior Court service counters and telephone service hours will be reduced as follows: Monday through Thursday – 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fridays – 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Please…
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Probate/Mental Health/Name Change/Adoption Location Changes for Orange County Superior Court

Posted May 28th, 2013
Effective soon, all Probate and Mental Health cases shall be transferred from the Lamoreaux Justice Center (341 The City Drive South Orange California) to the Central Justice Center (777 Civic Center Drive West) on the first floor commencing July 1, 2013. Further, all matters concerning Name Changes, currently heard in Dept. 73 of the Lamoreaux Justice Center, shall…
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Riverside County Superior Court to expect more closures & cutbacks

Posted May 22nd, 2013
Attached please find a notice from the Riverside County Superior Court regarding further staff & budget cutbacks, as well as the impending closure of their Blythe & Temecula Courthouses. You can read the Court’s full notice here: RCSC-Court Woes

Changes to Riverside County Superior Court Local Rules and Forms

Posted May 21st, 2013
The judges of the Riverside County Superior Court have voted to make changes to the court’s local rules and forms as listed below.  The court’s complete set of updated local rules will be available prior to July 1, 2013, on the court’s website at by clicking on “Local Rules” under the “General Information” tab….
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Posted May 21st, 2013
Effective immediately, pursuant to Cal. Rule of Court, CCP and Los Angles County Court Rules, a General Order is hereby mandated for use in all personal injury cases which are assigned to Departments 91, 92 & 93.  Each Plaintiff in this type of case must serve the General Order and Final Status Conference on each Defendant when…
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