It is that time of year when courts are publishing their proposed amendments, many to come into effect on January 1st. Staying up-to-date with constantly changing court rules is essential. SmartRules guides are always updated with the latest local rule amendments.
Check SmartRules for the latest updates to the California Rules of Civil Procedure. Here is a brief update of what is new in the California courts. The Central District of California has amended its Local Rules effective December 1, 2012. The Northern District of California adopted e-discovery guidelines effective November 27, 2012. The Southern District of … Read more
Most California Superior Courts revise their local rules twice a year, on July 1 and January 1. SmartRules will post proposed amendments to California Superior Court local rules as they become available. Alameda Superior Court The comment period has ended. The full text of the proposed changes is available at http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/rules/InvitationToComment.shtml. Los Angeles Superior Court … Read more