October 16, 2020: Weekly court updates

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What’s changing in the world of California courts? We’ve reviewed all 58 superior court websites looking for important updates and have gathered them here for your information.

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 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: Courts invite comment for proposed budgets, extend some timelines, and appoint new positions.

Los Angeles County

In a news release, the presiding judge announced that face masks with valves would be prohibited in all Los Angeles County courthouses.

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An amendment to the October 9 General Order replaced Paragraph 9 pertaining to Family Law evidentiary hearing proceedings.

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Napa County

The Court announced the appointment of Jesus Silva, Jr. as the next Commissioner of the Napa County Superior Court.

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The Court has opened recruitment for temporary judges to hear matters in adult traffic court.

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Orange County

The Orange County Superior Court’s North Justice Center will remain closed through Friday, November 6, 2020 due to building safety concerns.

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Riverside County

The Court has ordered that all courthouses shall be closed on the third Friday of each month due to budget restrictions.

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Sacramento County

In an order implementing emergency relief, the Court ordered that sessions may be held anywhere in the county and extended provided time periods.

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San Bernardino County

The Court extended the time period for conducting criminal trials and the time period provided for holding of a preliminary examination.

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San Diego County

The Court has ordered processes for appointing counsel in certain criminal cases.

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The Court has extended the time period provided for the holding of a preliminary examination.

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San Joaquin County

The Court seeks public comment on its proposed budget for the fiscal year 2020-2021.

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Sutter County

The Court has provided a copy of its proposed baseline budget for fiscal year 2020-2021.

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Tulare County

The Court has shared its proposed budget for fiscal year 2020-2021 and invites comment through the close of business on Monday, October 19, 2020.

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