The workload is only getting bigger for the California Superior Courts according to the Judicial Council’s “2015 Court Statistic Report (CSR)”, especially for certain types of cases.
Good news for some drivers in California – if you have unpaid traffic fines, you may be eligible for amnesty. In June 2015, a one-time amnesty program was signed into by the governor to address both unpaid traffic and non-traffic infraction tickets.
Sacramento and Ventura Superior Courts have published their proposed rule amendments to be effective January 1st, 2016.
A controversial issue for accredited law schools in the state of California is whether or not they can maintain their status if they do not produce a minimum 40% bar passage rate.
New amendments were adopted in a unanimous decision by the Supreme Court of California on August 26, 2015
San Bernardino Superior Court started offering reduced services in the midst of the budget crises (May of 2013). Now that funding has been restored the court is set to resume full service hours on October 13, 2015.
With a SmartRules subscription, you will always be on top of the latest filing deadlines - however, sometimes being disorganized or over-extended can lead to a missed deadline. Now what? While the specific chain of events might vary slightly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, the overall strategy to mitigate any further fines and losses, not to mention ill-will with your client, remains the same.
On August 3rd, the California Supreme Court ruled that plans by the California State University to expand to accommodate 107,000 additional students over the next few years cannot lay the burden of off campus environmental effects on local communities.
Navigating the California courts for basic items such as pre-litigation processes continues to improve with the expansion of the On-Line Court Reservation System (CRS).