May 9-13 is Juror Appreciation Week, but courts are making the jury system better all year with check-in kiosks, text reminders, and web-based services.
Starting Monday, March 2, North County residents will no longer be required to drive to downtown San Diego to file their probate matters.
To prepare for potential emergencies, the Orange County court collaborated with Cal State Fullerton to practice using the campus’s emergency operations center as a makeshift courtroom.
As the Chief Justice prepares to address the Legislature on the 2019 State of the Judiciary, a look back at some key judicial branch milestones.
From erasing old marijuana convictions to helping courts weather natural disasters, track the new laws that will change California courts in 2019.
A hospital in San Bernardino County offers patients access to something no other hospital in the state offers: access to justice. Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) in the city of Colton houses the state’s only in-hospital courtroom.
Facing growing numbers of civil and family law litigants representing themselves, courts are expanding services offered through “self-help” centers.
First held in Los Angeles in 2002, these events help court in several counties stay connected to their community.
A new proposal by the Commission on the Future of California’s Court System seeks to do away with the oversized consequences of traffic tickets by making minor offenses civil violations.
Courthouse projects in various stages—all require funding to continue. Others are indefinitely delayed.
A statement from California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on the revised budget proposal for the judicial branch.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye directs immediate council action on four recommendations from the Futures Commission.