April 2, 2021: Weekly court update

For a full list of all California courts and more information about their known status, visit our California courts updates page on the Support Center. 

Please note: All resources shared by One Legal are intended as high-level summaries pertaining to Civil matters only. For a full picture of each court’s response to the challenges of COVID-19, please visit the individual court website. 

Court updates this week 

This week: Los Angeles announces new Civil jury trial ramp-up, Mendocino proposes changes to local rules, and Tulare re-opens public service counters.

Kern County 

The Court has announced that it will be performing scheduled maintenance on all File & Serve production servers on Friday, 4/2/21 until April 3rd at 4:00 a.m.

Learn More>> 

Los Angeles County 

The Court announces that the Child Support (AB 1058) Program courtrooms and services are moving and Judge Taylor announces a new Civil jury trial ramp-up plan.


Mendocino County 

The Court is proposing to make changes to its local rules, which will become effective July 1, 2021, when adopted.

Learn more >>  

Merced County 

The court has announced scheduled maintenance, commencing April 1, 2021, beginning at 6:00 p.m. as well as Saturday, April 3, 2021, from 10:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m.

Learn more >>

San Bernardino County 

The Court welcomes its first Latina Judge, Candice Garcia-Rodrigo, and announces that it is extending its services to the residents of Big Bear Valley, including civil harassment filings.

Read more >> 

San Joaquin County 

After the retirement of Judge William D. Johnson, the Court appoints Erin E. Guy Castillo to the Superior Court Bench.

Read the release >>  

Santa Barbara County 

The Court announces that the case access portal will be down for maintenance from Friday, April 2, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. until Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 4:00 a.m.

Learn more >>  

Sonoma County 

The Court announces that the Governor has appointed Troye Kendall Shaffer as a Judge in Sonoma County.

Read the release >>  

Tulare County 

After limiting operations due to COVID-19, the Court announces plans to re-open its public service counters.

Read the release >>  


Catch up on what you might have missed from past weekly updates>>

Don’t forget to subscribe to our weekly court update to receive notification of all the most recent changes in California courts.

More To Explore