bThere’s a rule for everything in California State Court civil litigation. A single procedure (e.g., filing a complaint, answering a complaint, filing a motion, opposing a motion, serving discovery, responding to discovery, etc.) may be governed by the Code of...
Columbus Day, the second Monday in October, is a state holiday as well as a court holiday in California state court. Native American Day, the fourth Friday in September, is only a state holiday. An assembly bill winding its way through the legislature would...
The benefits of eService are many. Today we can enjoy the obvious benefits of saving time and trees, and the lesser-known benefit specific to California where eService simplifies calendaring (see https://www.litigationbythenumbers.com/eservice.html). January 1, 2018,...
Last year Assembly Bill 1973 amended Gov. Code § 6700 to create a new California holiday on the fourth Friday of September, to be known as Native American Day. The intent was to raise the status of the holiday from a yearly proclamation to an official holiday;...
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