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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: Contra Costa plans reopen, courts seek comment on proposed new rules, and clerk’s offices resume regular business hours.
The Court has introduced a new mobile app to help users find their court dates and access court directories.
Contra Costa County
The Court has announced that it will re-open courthouses, court records offices, and clerk’s offices to the public on Monday, March 1st. Jury trials will also resume on that date.
Del Norte County
As of Monday, February 22, 2021, the Court opened with limited hours and restricted access.
Mandatory eFiling is coming to all case types in King County on July 1, 2021.
Los Angeles County
The Presiding Judge has announced that video will be available for remote courtroom appearances in all Family Law matters except Child Support starting March 1, 2021.
The Court is seeking comments on proposed new and revised local rules.
The Court has amended its Emergency Local Rules effective March 1st to remove the remote appearance mandate for Family Law settlement conferences and Family Law trials.
Effective February 19, 2021, the Court has amended its Emergency Local Rules to allow for remote appearances in traffic cases.
The Court has ordered that sessions may be held anywhere in the county.
The Court has updated its overview of access to court operations. Filing counters and clerk’s offices generally remain closed.
San Luis Obispo County
The Court has ordered that sessions may be held anywhere in the county and deemed February 18, 2021, to March 19, 2021, inclusive, to be court holidays for the purpose of computing time.
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The Court has extended the time periods provided in which to take action in certain types of cases.
Starting March 1, 2021, the clerk’s offices will resume regular business hours.
Clerk’s offices will be closed through March 5th.
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