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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: Riverside plans to resume jury trials, judges are authorized to extend timelines, and other courts shift operations.
The Court will be conducting maintenance on critical systems on Saturday, February 20, 2021. All services will be unavailable until after 2 p.m. Pacific.
Los Angeles County
The Court has announced changes to Family Law Division courthouses.
The Court has vacated jury trials scheduled to commence on or between February 16, 2021 and March 19, 2021.
Jury trials will resume beginning on March 1, 2021 as a result of California’s Stay-At-Home order.
Santa Barbara County
The Court has authorized judges to extend time periods and hold sessions anywhere in the county.
Santa Clara County
Traffic Court Clerk’s Offices reopened for in-person business on February 16, 2021, however, all other Clerk’s Offices remain closed until further notice.
Due to potential COVID-19 exposure at the clerk’s office, the Court has closed access to the public and released staff to quarantine away from the courthouse. All other court operations are continuing.
The Family Law Clerk’s Office will be open for limited in-person services as part of a pilot program from February 22, 2021 through February 26, 2021.
The Court has authorized judges to extend time periods provided to bring an action to trial.
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