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How to Negotiate eDiscovery Protocols

2021-11-24T15:03:14-08:00November 24th, 2021|Discovery, eDiscovery, Legal Technology|

During the eDiscovery process, it’s all too easy to find yourself overwhelmed with production requests and improperly formatted files. To address this problem, parties will need to negotiate to determine the search methods and implement any necessary stipulations. So, which legal and technical issues should you bring up? In this article, we’ll share some standards [...]

ALAMEDA ECOURT AND CIVIL EFILING LAUNCH INTERACTIVE WEBINAR AND Q&A

2021-10-07T16:07:02-07:00September 29th, 2021|Court Notices|

  Questions about Alameda Civil eFiling 10.12.21 Launch?  First Legal is hosting a complimentary Civil eFiling Summary Zoom on Friday, October 8th, 12:00 PM PST, to review any information shared by Alameda County Superior Court, as well as answer any questions you may have about eFiling. Register here for our complimentary and informational webinar First Legal delivers [...]

LASC Civil Division to Implement Mandatory Electronic Filing of Complex Cases: Meeting Date Correction

2021-09-03T16:16:08-07:00September 3rd, 2021|Court Notices|

LASC Civil Division to Implement Mandatory Electronic Filing of Complex Cases: Meeting Date Correction Virtual information meetings for attorneys, legal professionals, and Electronic   Filing Service Providers to be offered next month. The Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles transitioned to mandatory electronic filing (efiling) for Limited and Unlimited jurisdiction Civil cases beginning in November 2018. Efiling [...]

CT CORPORATION (LOS ANGELES) RELOCATING TO GLENDALE, CA JUNE 7, 2021

2021-05-14T08:47:27-07:00May 14th, 2021|Court Notices|

Effective Monday, June 7, 2021, CT Corporation is relocating from Downtown Los Angeles to 330 N Brand Blvd, Suite 700, Glendale, CA 91203. CT Corporation is the global leader in legal entity management, corporate compliance, and due diligence solutions. They are the Registered Agent for Service of Process for over 300,000 businesses since 1892. First [...]

Top Tip: Los Angeles Superior Court eFiling Civil Document Name List

2021-04-30T12:32:13-07:00April 30th, 2021|Court Notices|

First Legal has created this Top Tip Series to educate, raise awareness, enhance skills, reduce errors and improve efficiencies by highlighting a single subject that directly relates to your daily work. Los Angeles Superior Court Civil eFiling Document Name List Los Angeles Superior Court has published a complete and accurate list of document names for [...]

Top Tip: Serving the United States of America

2021-03-26T15:16:52-07:00March 26th, 2021|Court Notices|

First Legal has created this Top Tip Series to educate, raise awareness, enhance skills, reduce errors and improve efficiencies by highlighting a single-subject that directly relates to your daily work. Serving the United States of America Serving a summons and complaint on the USA is a two or three-step process. Step 1: Deliver a copy of [...]

LASC STANLEY MOSK CLERK’S OFFICE (ROOM 102) CLOSED TO PUBLIC

2021-03-15T10:29:43-07:00March 15th, 2021|Court Notices|

Effective Monday, March 15, 2021, the Clerk's Office (Room 102) at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse (111 North Hill Street) will be closed to the public. All civil and complex documents will be dropbox only until further notice. Reservations for in-person filing will not be available. For more information, please visit the court's website at lacourt.org. [...]

SANTA CLARA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT: CLERK’S OFFICES REOPEN FOR IN-PERSON BUSINESS

2021-03-15T09:57:46-07:00March 15th, 2021|Court Notices|

Clerk’s Offices Reopen for In-Person Business On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, the State of California announced that Santa Clara County had met the requirements to move into the Red Tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, effective March 3. The County’s October 5th Risk Reduction Order, which requires everyone to follow all State orders [...]

LASC EFFECTIVE MARCH 15, 2021, ALL NEW CRIMINAL COMPETENCY MATTERS WILL BE ASSIGNED TO MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS OF THE PROBATE DIVISION

2021-03-15T09:48:46-07:00March 15th, 2021|Court Notices|

EFFECTIVE MARCH 15, 2021, ALL NEW CRIMINAL COMPETENCY MATTERS WILL BE ASSIGNED TO MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS OF THE PROBATE DIVISION Pending Criminal Competency Proceedings Remain Assigned to Felony Trial Depts. Pursuant to Los Angeles County Court Rules, rule 8.2(b), all Criminal competency proceedings under Penal Code section 1368 initiated on or after March 15, 2021 [...]

Top Tip: Flattening a PDF Fillable Form

2021-03-11T09:34:58-08:00March 11th, 2021|Court Notices|

First Legal has created this Top Tip Series to educate, raise awareness, enhance skills, reduce errors and improve efficiencies by highlighting a single-subject that directly relates to your daily work. Flattening a PDF Fillable Form In both Federal and State electronic filing systems, when using a PDF fillable form, the user must lock or "flatten" the [...]