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Budget Trailer Bill Poised to Avert Accidental CA Court Holiday
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Native American Day may become a court day as early as July 1, 2015, but until it does, conservative calendaring is a must.

There’s a new court holiday coming to California in 2015. Better recheck your deadlines calculations! – Native American Day is coming in 2015. It wasn’t supposed to be a court holiday, but it is as of Jan 1. How did that happen, and what will be done?

eService Simplifies Calendaring in California State Court – eService saves more than trees, time, and money.  It may even help prevent those calendaring errors which could lead to malpractice!

CCP Resolves One Calendaring Problem, but Leaves Another in its Wake – See Julie’s Article in the December 2011 issue of Advocate

Judicial Council Forms Hold Clues To California Procedural Questions – Learn about the valuable information available on and through California’s Judicial Council forms.

Electronic Filing in California State Court – An excerpt from the 10-page discussion added in July 2011.

Calendaring Under the C.C.P. — Extending Time Based On Service Method . . . or Not – Do you know whether to add time based on service method when calculating the last day to act or respond in California state court?

Getting the Date Right – See Julie’s article in the December 2010 issue of California Lawyer magazine!

Are You Rusty? – This article lists changes in forms, rules, and codes over the past few years.  It’s a great way to get up to speed quickly. Includes January 2014 changes!

Certainty in Calculating Hearing-Related Deadlines in California State Court – New Section 12c has been added to the Code of Civil Procedure effective January 1, 2011.  Although this section resolves an ambiguity in calculating the last day to serve notice of motion, a potentially dangerous pitfall still remains.  Learn about that pitfall and how to avoid it.

Motion to Compel Further Responses in California – There is a rule for everything in California.  A significant number must be followed in order to prepare, file, and serve a motion to compel further discovery responses and to calendar associated deadlines correctly.

California Expedited Jury Trial Act Opens New Avenues for California Mediators – The new Act went into effect on January 1, 2011.

E-Discovery 101 – If you think that electronic discovery is when you serve interrogatories via mail, you need to read this.

Calendaring in California State Court – Read about what it takes to do it right in this area of practice fraught with traps for the unwary.

 

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Julie A. Goren, Esq.

has been involved in various aspects of California litigation for more than three decades. more