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.
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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.
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Court updates this week
This week: Counties invite comments on proposed new rules, elect new judges, and make updates around UD requirements.
The Court has adjusted its calendars and operations through the month of October to continue limited operations to the public.
The Court has shared proposed revisions to local rules effective January 1, 2021.
Los Angeles County
The Judges of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County have elected Judge Samantha P. Jessner as the Assistant Presiding Judge for the 2021-22 term.
San Bernardino County
The Court directed the clerk’s offices to conduct ministerial review of residential unlawful detainer complaints to check for compliance with mandatory cover sheets.
San Diego County
The Court has released several announcements pertaining to the extension of time for criminal matters.
San Francisco County
The Court has announced that Samuel K. Feng has been elected Assistant Presiding Judge for the 2021-22 term.
San Joaquin County
The Court launched a new online dispute resolution system as part of its continued expansion of technology and increased accessibility.
Santa Clara County
Judge Luis Ramos was sworn in as a judicial officer to the Court this week.
The Court invited all attorneys and interested parties to comment on proposed amendments to local rules.
Effective October 5, 2020, three new forms have been approved for use in unlawful detainer actions.
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