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Court Filings Down in California

Court Filings Down in California

October 27, 2016 | News Release
Approximately 90% of the decline occurred in matters that tend to be less complex, such as infractions, small claims, and cases in which the amount in dispute is $25,000 or less.
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Council to Hear Report on Court Filings

Council to Hear Report on Court Filings

October 20, 2016 | News Release
At its public meeting on October 27–28 in San Diego, Judicial Council members will hear a report on the number of court filings, dispositions, and other workload statistics for California courts.
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Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye lays the foundation for reforms within the branch to make access to justice physical, remote, and equal. 

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