Governor Jerry Brown signed a state budget on Wednesday that will help restore court services slashed during the recession, fund courthouse projects, and improve access to justice for millions of Californians.
Facing growing numbers of civil and family law litigants representing themselves, courts are expanding services offered through “self-help” centers.
How are self-help centers being managed with shrinking resources? This newsroom feature takes a look at two very different centers sharing the same challenges.
The Judicial Council on Friday awarded millions of dollars to fund pretrial projects in 16 trial courts throughout the state.
First held in Los Angeles in 2002, these events help court in several counties stay connected to their community.
The Commission on Judicial Appointments will hold a public hearing on Feb. 14 starting at 2 p.m., which will be livestreamed via the California Courts Newsroom.
The Superior Court of Monterey established its DUI Treatment Court in October 2015 and has graduated 24 people from the program.