A paralegal in Los Angeles County Superior Court's self-help center receives recognition for her commitment to service.
First held in Los Angeles in 2002, these events help court in several counties stay connected to their community.
Judges now have discretion to backdate modification requests for child, spousal, partner, or family support orders during the state of emergency.
Hundreds of children awaiting adoption got their day in court and their forever families during the month of November.
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.
At its meeting this week, the Judicial Council heard from the Pretrial Detention Reform Workgroup, approved legislative priorities, received an update on court innovation grants, and more.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye appointed Commissioner Rebecca Wightman as a new advisory (non-voting) member to the Judicial Council.
Videoconference technology helps deliver self-help services remotely and increases a court's outreach.
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.
At its Sept. 20–21 business meeting, the Judicial Council heard a report on how the judicial branch will help implement Senate Bill 10, recently signed legislation that will eliminate money bail for criminal defendants.
Will also review toolkit of best practices on complying with the Indian Child Welfare Act
Also reviewed best practices for courts to comply with the Indian Child Welfare Act and proclaimed November as Court Adoption and Permanency Month