Superior Court of San Diego

San Diego Superior Court Introduces New Online Exhibit Upload Option for Unlawful Detainer (Landlord/Tenant) Cases

The San Diego Superior Court has launched a new online application to allow litigants in Limited Unlawful Detainer cases (landlord/tenant disputes claiming damages up to $25,000) to upload exhibits remotely.

This technology builds on the previous introduction of an online exhibit upload application for Small Claims cases introduced in October 2021.

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CARE Act Petitions Now Accepted in San Diego Superior Court

The Community Assistance, Recovery, and Empowerment (CARE) Act Program is now active in San Diego County as one of the first seven counties in the state to implement the CARE Act, effective October 1, 2023. The CARE Act was written into law through Senate Bill 1338, which added Welfare & Institutions Code Sections 5970 – 5987 and sets out the general provisions, process, and additional details for the implementation of the CARE Act.

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San Diego Superior Court Judge Harry L. Powazek Retires

The Honorable Harry L. Powazek recently completed his last day on the San Diego Superior Court bench, ending a 28-year stint as a judicial officer.

After having served as a Superior Court commissioner in Family Court from 1995-2007, Judge Powazek was appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to become a Superior Court judge in 2007.

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Juvenile Justice Commission Seeks Applicants

The San Diego Superior Court is seeking applicants to serve on the San Diego County Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC). The Commission is a state-mandated, court-appointed citizens’ commission. Its primary purpose is to annually inspect all publicly administered juvenile institutions and any jail lockup within the County that is used for the confinement of any minor for more than 24 hours. The JJC may also inquire into the administration of juvenile court law in San Diego County to promote an effective juvenile justice system operated in an environment of credibility, dignity, fairness, and respect for the youth of San Diego County.

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