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MANDATORY ONLINE HEARING RESERVATIONS/REDUCED COURT HOURS FOR KERN COUNTY

Posted May 20th, 2013
Law and Motion hearing dates must now be reserved through the Attorney Motions Reservations System (AMRS) in Kern County.  By doing so, it shall make the entire  reservation / hearing process more streamlined. Kern County Superior Court also shall reduce its counter and telephone service hours commencing June 10, 2013. The new hours shall be Monday through Thursday: 8:00…
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Northern District Court Announces Cancellation of Monthly Furlough Days

Posted May 14th, 2013
The Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Claudia Wilken, today announced that, due to the successful imposition of budget austerity measures and the deferring of previously scheduled technology projects, the Court is in the position to cancel further furlough days in FY 2013 for Clerk’s Office staff. “The…
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LASC – NORTHEAST DISTRICT GENERAL CIVIL CASES TO BE FILED IN NORTH CENTRAL

Posted May 8th, 2013
NEW FILINGS Effective April 8, 2013, all filings for general jurisdiction civil, non-personal injury cases for the Northeast District of the Los Angeles Superior Court must be filed in the North Central District.  As of that date, the Northeast District shall no longer accept general jurisdiction civil, non-personal injury filings or documents. TRANSFER OF PENDING CASES…
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Barstow Court Receives a Brief Reprieve

Posted May 8th, 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. Barring any unforeseen reductions, this court plans to remain…
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Kern County Superior Court – New Attorney Motions Reservation System

Posted May 7th, 2013
ATTORNEY MOTIONS RESERVATION SYSTEM Last year the Court notified the Civil Bar that there were going to be reductions in the allocated Superior Court Departments for the “”Fast Track”” Unlimited cases in Kern. As a part of that announcement, it was recommended that a new automated system for motions calendaring be developed to help with…
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U.S.D.C. Furlough Days (San Francisco – San Jose – Eureka & Oakland)

Posted May 7th, 2013
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 divisions to be closed on the first Friday of…
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