Will also review toolkit of best practices on complying with the Indian Child Welfare Act
Judges now have discretion to backdate modification requests for child, spousal, partner, or family support orders during the state of emergency.
SAN FRANCISCO—The Supreme Court of California has published its eFiling rules that will support the launch on Monday July 10, 2017 of its electronic filing system. The court has adopted a phased approach to the system’s implementation, which will initially be voluntary for filers, but become mandatory on September 1, and reduces the related number of paper copies required to two.
For the 13th straight year, data show a steady increase in women and non-white justices and judges.
San Diego—The Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One has announced its intention to destroy criminal, juvenile, and civil records.
Remote hearing Oct. 13 for the First Appellate District nomination will be webcast live from the California Courts Newsroom.
San Francisco—Judicial Council of California voting members today received a circulating order to vote by August 13, 2020, on a proposal to end the temporary emergency rules on evictions and foreclosures.
The proposal from the council’s Technology Committee included 13 major areas of investment to receive budget funds allocated to modernize court operations.
At its Sept. 25 meeting, the council will consider funding for technology initiatives, a report on remote appearances, a new requirement for anti-bias training, and more.
Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye participated in a panel discussion called, "Undermining the Courts and Media: The Consequences of American Democracy" at the National Judicial College Judges and Journalists Symposium.
At its meeting this week, a council advisory committee will receive a draft report with an updated priority list for new courthouse construction projects statewide.
Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye receives report from the Future of California's Court System, outlining 13 recommendations to increase judicial branch efficiency and public access to justice.