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MONTEREY – MONTEREY COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF SMALL CLAIMS HEARINGS IN GREENFIELD

Posted September 11th, 2019
Monterey County Superior Court is pleased to announce that the Small Claims Department will now be conducting select small claims trials in Greenfield. The hearings will be held at the Greenfield City Council Chambers starting in September of 2019. This added feature follows the addition of the regular South County Traffic calendar and supports the…
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MONTEREY – SUPERIOR COURT EFILING PORTAL

Posted September 11th, 2019
A recent software update by the Monterey Superior Court’s eFiling software provider has resulted in an anomaly that affects the case data transmitted from the filer to the court. In a small percentage of filings that require court fees, the “responsible party” information is not populating correctly on the court’s side. This anomaly affects all…
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MARIN – COURT RULE CHANGE/NEW/REVISE LOCAL FORMS

Posted September 11th, 2019
Revised Form: Request for Court Reporting Services in Civil, Family Law and Probate Proceedings (8/26/19) http://www.marincourt.org/data/localforms/REP004- REQUESTFORCOURTREPORTERSERVICESn8-19n.pdf [Provided by LSI member]


LOS ANGELES – CIVIL EFILING SERVICE PROVIDER UPDATES

Posted September 11th, 2019
The Los Angeles Superior Court and Journal Technologies held a monthly service provider update meeting last week. The following items were discussed: 1. Common EFM Error Regarding First Appearance Fees There is a common error occurring that displays as “Pre-submit fee calculation error: First appearance fee for document is not found. Set up first appearance…
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LOS ANGELES – CIVIL eFILING SERVICE PROVIDER UPDATE

Posted September 11th, 2019
LASC Civil eFiling Service Provider Update The Los Angeles Superior Court operations manager notified all electronic filing service providers of a deficiency in some documents being submitted to the court. The First Amended General Order RE: Mandatory Electronic Filing for Civil, dated May 3, 2019, requires eFiled PDF documents to be submitted in text searchable…
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LOS ANGELES – FAMILY LAW DIVISION ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO JUDICIAL ASSIGNMENTS

Posted September 11th, 2019
The Family Law Division announces the following changes to courtroom operations at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse, 111 N. Hill St., Los Angeles, 90012: Effective August 27, 2019, Judge Lawrence Riff was reassigned from Department 77 to Department 2, as the new Supervising Judge of the Family Law Division; Judge Thomas Trent Lewis was reassigned from…
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LOS ANGELES – LASC EDELMAN CHILDREN’S COURTHOUSE ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO COURTROOM LOCATIONS AND NUMBERS

Posted September 11th, 2019
Effective August 26, 2019, the Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Courthouse, located at 201 Centre Plaza Drive, Monterey Park, 91754, will implement the following department changes: • Department D401 will be renumbered as Department D418; • Department D418 will be renumbered as Department D401; • Judge Akemi Arakaki, currently assigned to Department D414, will move to…
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LOS ANGELES – MENTALHEALTH COURTROOMS MOVE TO HOLLYWOOD COURTHOUSE

Posted September 11th, 2019
Effective October 21, 2019, the following Mental Health courtrooms will be renumbered and relocated from the Metropolitan Courthouse to the Hollywood Courthouse, located at 5925 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, 90028: • Department 95B, renumbered as Department 203, Judge James Bianco presiding • Department 95C, renumbered as Department 103, Judge Robert Harrison presiding • Department 95D,…
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EL DORADO – COURT TO INCREASE SERVICE HOURS EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2019

Posted September 11th, 2019
During the recent financial crisis in California, many of the state’s courts were forced to reduce their service hours due to the substantial budget reductions imposed on them. In the ensuing years, the courts have adjusted their operations and reduced their costs, while maintaining their commitment to service. The return of a more robust economy…
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CONTRA COSTA – NEW HOURS

Posted September 11th, 2019
Effective, Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the Probate File Examiner Office Hours will be 8:00 am – 10:00 am, Monday through Friday, 725 Court Street, Room 210, Martinez. [Provided by LSI member]