The following emergency measures will be rescinded effective April 30. They were originally issued by Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye on March 23 and March 30, 2020 to:

  • Allow courts to extend the time to hold a preliminary hearing in a criminal case to 30 days. Courts have a 10-day time period to hold preliminary hearings.
  • Allow courts to extend the time to bring civil cases to trial, by up to 60 days.
  • Suspend any California Rule of Court that prevents using technology to conduct judicial proceedings and court operations remotely.
  • Allow courts to immediately adopt proposed local rules or amendments that address the impact of the pandemic, without advance circulation for 45 days of public comment.

See the full article here.

First Legal, your premier litigation support provider.