Starting Monday, March 2, North County residents will no longer be required to drive to downtown San Diego to file their probate matters.
The Supreme Court of California on Wednesday announced it has hired retired Presiding Justice Arthur G. Scotland to spearhead an independent investigation into the partial disclosure related to the July Bar exam.
SAN FRANCISCO—At its public meeting on July 29, the Judicial Council approved funding allocations for general court operations and specific costs of the trial courts for fiscal year 2016-17.
At its July 9 meeting, the Judicial Council will consider recommendations on how to allocate funding to the trial courts once the Governor signs the Budget Act for fiscal year 2021-2022.
Council will also receive reports on the branch’s ability-to-pay program, self-help centers, and voice-to-text language services
The Judicial Council has revised rules of court and forms to help implement a statute that expands the use of expedited jury trials in California, effective July 1.
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.
July 24 business meeting will determine how the council incorporates an ongoing budget reduction of $167.8 million, as well as $50 million in one-time funding included in the budget to help courts deal with backlogs caused by COVID-19-related service reductions.
At its July 20 business meeting, the Judicial Council approved funding for the state’s 58 trial courts, including $47.8 million in new funding to boost the budgets of the neediest courts.
At its July 27-28 business meeting, the Judicial Council approved changes to the way it determines how the state’s 58 trial courts are funded.
SACRAMENTO—Administrative Presiding Justice Vance Raye today announced the appointment of Ms. Andrea Wallin-Rohmann as the Clerk/Administrator of the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, effective August 1, 2016.
The formula forms the basis of the Judicial Needs Assessment, which estimates California needs an additional 173 judges.