Pursuant to rule 8.66 of the California Rules of Court, due the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has created a public emergency for purposes of rule 8.66, subdivision (a), there is an immediate threat to the orderly operations of the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District. Upon the request of Administrative Presiding Justice Vance W. Raye, it is ordered that the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, is authorized to do the following:
  • Issue an order extending by no more than 30 additional days the time in which to do any act required or permitted under the California Rules of Court.

This order is to be in effect for proceedings in which the deadline for any action in the California Rules of Court would occur between March 20, 2020, and April 19, 2020. The court must notify the Judicial Council if the circumstances necessitating this order are resolved prior to April 19, 2020.

View the full notice here.

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