The following amendments to the July 10, 2020, General Order 2020-GEN 019-00 are effective today:

Paragraph 3.a.iii is revised as follows:

iii. The Court extends the time period provided in section 1382 of the Penal Code for the holding of a criminal trial by not more than 30 days, applicable only to cases in which the original or previously extended statutory deadline otherwise would expire from July 15, 2020, to September 14, 2020, inclusive.

Paragraph 3, subparagraph f, subsection i is revised as follows:

f. Trials:

i. All non-jury trials, unless statutorily required otherwise, including in Civil, Criminal, Mental Health, Probate, and Traffic, scheduled from July 10, 2020 to August 8, 2020, inclusive, are continued until further notice. All pre-trial dates for trials that are continued pursuant to paragraph (f) are also continued consistent with the new trial date.

Paragraph 3, is revised to add new subparagraph g.

g. Family

Family Law evidentiary proceedings, whether Family Code section 217 hearings or trials, other than restraining order hearings, that may be completed within two court days may be held. Family Law evidentiary proceedings the total duration of which is expected to exceed two court days shall not commence before November 16, 2020, except as authorized by the Supervising Judge.

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