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FRESNO – TEMPORARY CONSOLIDATIONS AND CLOSURES 2020-2021

Posted October 3rd, 2020
Fresno Superior Court hereby announces that it will temporarily consolidate cases and all essential hearings to be heard only in the Main Courthouse and the Juvenile Justice Courthouse and only on the following dates: November 23, 24, and 25, 2020; December 24, 28, 29, 30 and 31, 2020; and April 1 and 2, 2021. In […]

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JUDICIAL COUNCIL FORMS – LATEST CHANGES EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2020

Posted August 31st, 2020
The new and revised forms listed under the categories below are currently available through the Judicial Council’s website. • Civil Harassment • Criminal • Domestic Violence • Emergency Protective Order • Enforcement of Judgment • Gun Violence Prevention • Juvenile Law • Safe at Home • Unlawful Detainer Click on the link below for more […]

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HOW COVID-19 IS IMPACTING CALIFORNIA COURTS: ROUNDUP OF SERVICES

Posted March 27th, 2020
(updated 03/27/20 at 4:03 pm) State courts across California are implementing a variety of measures to curtail public activity in many instances, and in others to shut down completely. The California Supreme Court suspended in-person oral arguments until “deemed prudent to resume normal measures.” See most recent updates here.

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HOW COVID-19 IS IMPACTING CALIFORNIA COURTS: ROUNDUP OF SERVICES

Posted March 17th, 2020
The California Supreme Court on Monday suspend in-person oral arguments until “deemed prudent to resume normal measures.” Here’s a look at how courts across the state are confronting the coronavirus threat. This list was updated on 3/17/2020 at 12:30 p.m. It will be updated regularly. State courts across California are implementing a variety of measures […]

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TUOLUMME – NEW LAW ON JUROR QUALIFICATIONS

Posted January 30th, 2020
Beginning January 1, 2020, individuals with criminal records that meet certain criteria are eligible to serve as a juror. In accordance with Senate Bill 310, which changes the eligibility and disqualification criteria listed in Section 203 of the Code of Civil Procedure, having a felony conviction on your criminal record does not disqualify you from […]

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SAN MATEO – COURT IMPLEMENTS MANDATORY E-FILING

Posted January 30th, 2020
Redwood City, CA – In an effort to continue to improve service to the public and promote sustainability by reducing paper in the courthouse, the San Mateo Superior Court is implementing mandatory electronic filing (e-filing) for some case types, Court Executive Officer Neal Taniguchi announced today. As of January 21, 2020, San Mateo Superior Court […]

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SAN DIEGO – WARNS PUBLIC OF LATEST SCAM

Posted January 30th, 2020
Scammers are using electronic trickery to fool callers into believing they are getting a call from a San Diego Superior Court phone. The South County Courthouse has received calls from members of the Hispanic community stating they received a call from a Court number. The caller is telling potential victims they have a pending case […]

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