Top Law Librarians to Follow on Twitter

At SmartRules we know that having the right contacts often leads to having the most useful, and timely, information. So we have decided to share our top favorite Law Librarians on Twitter. @LawLibrarian @LawLibrarianLou @SweetLibrarian @SavsNolan @DrakeAlyson Top Law Librarians to Follow on Twitter — SmartRules (@SmartRules) May 30, 2020 We also know that Law … Read more

California Code of Civil Procedure 1013 – Service By Mail – Emergency Rules Under COVID-19

Attorneys and Pro Se litigants are advised to double-check California Courts Emergency Rules related to COVID-19 in all court related matters. Emergency Rule 12, as well as additional Emergency Rules should be taken into consideration when implementing California Code of Civil Procedure 1013. Emergency Rule 12 Electronic Service (a) Application (1) Notwithstanding any other law, including … Read more

How the Coronavirus is Affecting our Courts

We have all had to adapt to life with the coronavirus and our justice system is no different. Across the county, courts are adapting, postponing, and finding ways to operate during this crisis.  Here are some of the changes that have taken place in our courts recently.  Federal judges continue vital operations virtually.  Maine Superior … Read more

Over 2,500 Guides and Local Rules Updated

While we are still early in the year, 2020 has already brought many changes to court rules. In fact, over two-thousand guides and citations have been updated since January 1st. Whether you are filing in the California Superior Courts, New York’s Supreme Courts or in any number of jurisdictions in between, SmartRules keeps you up … Read more