Hundreds of children awaiting adoption got their day in court and their forever families during the month of November.
Since the COVID-19 state of emergency issued in mid-March, courts around the state have been holding more court hearings remotely. Now courts are looking for ways to expand remote technology to support community engagement.
Guide addresses more than 200 questions and topics related to facilities, personnel, jury management, case management and processing, and communications.
Starting Monday, March 2, North County residents will no longer be required to drive to downtown San Diego to file their probate matters.
At its March 15 business meeting, the Judicial Council approved recommendations for updating guidelines for video remote interpreting (VRI) and voted to have its staff coordinate a new VRI program for the judicial branch.
A pilot program that funds free legal services for low-income Californians facing critical civil cases drastically increased the likelihood of settlement, improved the longevity of court orders, and reduced court costs, a new study shows.
The formula forms the basis of the Judicial Needs Assessment, which estimates California needs an additional 173 judges.
Revised budget proposal includes funding for a Judicial Council unit to provide training, technical assistance, and legal support to California’s trial courts on environmental and climate change issues.