March 26, 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: Marin County brings back jury trials, San Diego and Placer Counties mandate eFiling, and Orange County changes electronic evidence submission process.

Imperial County 

The Court continues to open calendars to counsel litigants and witnesses in their multi-phase reopening plan.

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Marin County 

After reopening to in-person visits on March 22, 2021, the Court will bring back jury trials on March 29, 2021.

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Orange County 

The Court is implementing a pilot project for the submission of electronic evidence.

Read the order >>  

Placer County 

The Court updated its COVID-19 operations and announced its transition to electronic court filing. Placer will mandate eFiling for all Civil, Family, Probate, and Unlawful Detainer cases for attorneys on March 29, 2021.

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One Legal is in the final stages of certification with the court’s chosen technology vendor. You can continue to submit filings through One Legal and our team will manually enter them into the Court’s new system.

Check this weekly post for updates on our status as a certified eFiling service provider in Placer County Superior Court.

Riverside County 

The Court will begin conducting remote Civil jury trials, effective March 22, 2021.

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San Diego County

The Court will mandate electronic court filing for Limited and Unlimited Civil and Probate matters on April 15, 2021. Join us for a webinar on the specific requirements of this long-time eFiling court to brush up on key details.

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The Court has announced a planned website closure for Saturday, March 27, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Santa Clara County 

The Court has adopted emergency local rules for Civil, Family, and Probate divisions regarding moving papers.

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Siskiyou County 

The Court extends emergency pandemic relief and has resumed most calendars.

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Tulare County 

The Court extends COVID-19 emergency relief order and has proposed to make changes to language related to child support orders.



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