COVID-19 Court Updates

LASC WEBEX NOW AVAILABLE FOR REMOTE ORAL ARGUMENT IN THE APPELLATE DIVISION

2020-08-12T13:57:43-07:00August 12th, 2020|Covid|

The video appearance technology Webex is now available in the Court’s Appellate Division for remote oral argument appearances. To appear remotely for oral argument: Access the “courtroom” 15 minutes prior to your scheduled hearing. You must be visible, and your statements must be audible to all other participants (audio and video is required to participate [...]

LASC PRESIDING JUDGE KEVIN C. BRAZILE ISSUES NEW GENERAL ORDER EXTENDING TRIALS AS COVID-19 INCREASES IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY

2020-08-11T09:18:33-07:00August 11th, 2020|Court Notices, Covid|

Some Criminal Trials May Start in September Civil Jury Trials Continued until January 2021; Civil Non-Jury Trials May Not Commence Before Nov. 16 Under Terms of New Order Some Unlawful Detainer Non-Jury Trials & Non-Jury Trials in Preference Cases May Begin on or After Oct. 5 in Compliance with Social Distancing Protocols Today, Presiding Judge [...]

USDC CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA COVID-19 NOTICE

2020-08-07T12:09:45-07:00August 7th, 2020|Covid|

The United States District Court for the Central District of California announces the following regarding the Court’s operations in light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the recent surge of COVID-19 cases in the District. Access to the Courthouses  Effective immediately, all Courthouses of the Central District of California will be closed to the public, [...]

LASC PRESIDING JUDGE KEVIN C. BRAZILE ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF REMOTE COURTROOM APPEARANCES IN HUNDREDS OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY CRIMINAL, FAMILY LAW COURTROOMS

2020-08-06T09:08:12-07:00August 6th, 2020|Covid|

Audio and video appearances will be available this month in Criminal and Family Law courtrooms, vastly expanding remote appearance options the Court already has deployed this summer for Probate, Dependency, Delinquency, Appellate and Civil matters, Presiding Judge Kevin C. Brazile announced today. The availability of audio and video in 250 Criminal courtrooms expands the remote [...]

LASC NOTICE TO ATTORNEYS RE: MENTAL HEALTH COURT CHANGES

2020-08-05T14:35:12-07:00August 5th, 2020|Covid|

Effective August 17, 2020, the following changes will be implemented in the Mental Health courts: Mental Health courtroom Department 95A at the Metropolitan Courthouse will be relocated to the Hollywood Courthouse located at 5925 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, and will now be designated as Department 103. Judge Lisa R. Jaskol, currently presiding over Department 95A, [...]

LASC EFFECTIVE MONDAY, AUGUST 10, AUDIO AND VIDEO APPEARANCES VIA WEBEX AVAILABLE IN ALL 250 CRIMINAL COURTROOMS IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY

2020-08-05T09:42:39-07:00August 5th, 2020|Covid|

Effective Monday, August 10, 2020, audio and video appearances using Webex will be expanded to all 250 Criminal courtrooms for hearings. Since April, audio and video appearances have been an option in 32 courtrooms across the county for arrestees in custody who consent to appear remotely for arraignment. Schedule courtroom appearances for Criminal cases in [...]

LACOURTCONNECT UPDATE: EFFECTIVE MONDAY, AUGUST 10, ATTORNEYS MAY SCHEDULE REMOTE COURTROOM APPEARANCES FOR FAMILY LAW MATTERS IN 12 COURTHOUSES

2020-08-05T09:41:52-07:00August 5th, 2020|Covid|

Effective Monday, August 10, 2020, LACourtConnect (LACC) will be expanded for scheduling remote appearances for Family Law cases, as outlined below, for matters on calendar starting August 17 and 30 days thereafter. LACC is already in use for Probate and Civil cases (except Collections, Small Claims and Unlawful Detainer cases, which will have LACC available [...]

LACOURTCONNECT UPDATE: EFFECTIVE MONDAY, AUGUST 3, ATTORNEYS MAY SCHEDULE REMOTE COURTROOM APPEARANCES FOR UNLAWFUL DETAINER, COLLECTIONS CASES & CIVIL MATTERS IN FIVE NORWALK DEPARTMENTS

2020-07-28T11:41:53-07:00July 28th, 2020|Covid|

Effective Monday, August 3, 2020, LACourtConnect (LACC) will be expanded for scheduling Unlawful Detainer and Collections cases, and Civil hearings in five Norwalk departments, as outlined below, for matters on the calendar starting August 10 and thereafter. LACC is already in use in Probate, and Civil cases in the Stanley Mosk and Spring Street courthouses. [...]

LOS ANGELES COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT HEARING DATE RESERVATION REQUIRED FOR FILING CIVIL MOTIONS

2020-07-27T16:53:30-07:00July 27th, 2020|Covid|

Due to COVID-related changes to court operations, the Courtroom Reservation System (CRS), used in most Civil courtrooms, has not been available for the past several months. Accordingly, the Court accepted motions that were submitted for filing without a reserved hearing date. The assigned courtroom subsequently scheduled a hearing date. As of July 6, 2020, CRS [...]

LACOURTCONNECT UPDATE: EFFECTIVE MONDAY, JULY 27, ATTORNEYS MAY SCHEDULE CIVIL REMOTE COURTROOM APPEARANCES IN NON-CENTRAL DISTRICT CIVIL CASES

2020-07-24T08:44:36-07:00July 23rd, 2020|Covid|

SCHEDULING FOR UDS, COLLECTION CASES NOT YET AVAILABLE UNTIL NEXT MONTH Effective Monday, July 27, 2020, LACourtConnect (LACC) will be expanded for scheduling Civil outside of the Central District, as outlined below, for cases on calendar starting August 3 and thereafter. LACC is already in use in Probate, and in Civil cases in the Stanley [...]

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