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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: Orange, Santa Clara, and San Diego Counties plan to resume some in-person jury trials while other courts continue to assess court operations on a regular basis.
Effective February 1, 2021, all calendars will resume and continue to be heard remotely, if possible.
Contra Costa County
The Court has announced continued limited court access through February 11, 2021.
The Court has extended time periods provided within which to bring an action to trial and ordered the use of technology when possible to conduct proceedings.
Los Angeles County
The Presiding Judge has asked the county’s public health department to prioritize vaccinations for court employees and judicial officers.
The Court’s Family Law Division has announced courtroom changes.
The Court has begun to restore some in-person appearances including some in-person jury trials.
The Court has ordered that sessions may be held anywhere in the county from February 3, 2021 to March 4, 2021, inclusive.
San Bernardino County
The Court will resume small claims hearings effective February 1, 2021.
San Diego County
The Court will resume Criminal and Civil jury trials in February.
San Francisco County
As of February 1, 2021, customers will be able to file all documents into all case types for San Francisco County Superior Court through One Legal and our team will take care of submitting with the Court in the way that they require. This includes physical filing, electronic filing, and eDelivery.
Santa Clara County
Beginning February 1, 2021, jury selection and trials will resume in both Criminal and Civil divisions with precautions in place. Clerk’s offices remain closed to the public.
The Court has allowed sessions to be heard anywhere in the county and extended the time period provided for holding of a Criminal trial.
The Court has extended the time period provided within which to bring an action to trial in cases where the deadline would otherwise expire.
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