- Orange County Local Rule 700.6 is effective January 1, 2012.
All papers submitted for filing within a family law case that are not on a Judicial Council form or court-approved local form must use the Document Cover Sheet (Family Law), Form L-0771, as the first page. The form may be found on the court's website at http://www.occourts.org/forms/formsfamily.html
- Amnesty Program
Effective January 1, 2012 through June 30, 2012. The purpose of the one-time Infraction Amnesty Program is to provide relief to individuals who have found themselves in violation of a court-ordered obligation because they have been unable to pay the infraction bail or fine amount due.
- The Superior Court in Orange County Announces The Addition of a Second Electronic Filing Service Provider - American LegalNet
The Superior Court of California, County of Orange, now offers an additional Electronic Filing Electronic Service Provider (EFSP), American LegalNet.
- Improve Orange County - Apply Now to Serve on the Grand Jury
The Superior Court of Orange County encourages qualified citizens to apply to serve on the 2012/2013 Grand Jury. Service is a full-time commitment for one year, from July 2, 2012, to June 30, 2013.
- Orange County Superior Court Programs Wins Top Awards
The Judicial Council of California has selected the Superior Court of Orange County's Electronic Legal File (ELF) and the Orange County Combat Veterans Court to receive the 2010–2011 Ralph N. Kleps Award for Improvement in Administration of the Courts.
- Afternoon Briefs: 25 former DC bar leaders decry election suits; ousted 1L presses due process claim
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- ABA president urges Congress to prevent COVID-19 eviction crisis
ABA President Patricia Lee Refo is calling on Congress to immediately pass a renewed moratorium on housing evictions and provide essential economic relief to rental…
- These 7 larger law firms got the $10M maximum in coronavirus pandemic loans
When the government offered forgivable loans to keep businesses afloat and workers on the payroll during the novel coronavirus pandemic, dozens of larger law firms…
- AG Barr appoints special counsel to investigate illegality in probe of Russian election influence
U.S. Attorney General William Barr disclosed Tuesday that he has appointed Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham as a special counsel to investigate any illegality by…
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- The Supreme Court Was Right to Block Cuomo’s Religious Restrictions
(This op-ed was first published in The New York Times on December 1, 2020.) The balance between Covid-19 precautions and civil liberties doesn’t need to be a partisan issue. The Supreme Court last week made a major move toward constitutional normalcy: It blocked enforcement of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s hyper-restrictive rules for in-person religious services in New York until the
- Rolling Back the Climate Rollbacks: What Can We Expect from the Biden Administration on Key Environmental Measures?
On November 16, the Trump administration announced that it would proceed with plans to allow oil and natural gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska—following through on another rollback of former president Obama’s climate policies. With the election now over, and president-elect Joseph Biden set to take office in January, will American
- It’s Time to Consider Sanctions for Trump’s Legal Team
(This op-ed was first published in Slate on November 23, 2020.) Courts and state bars have a responsibility to act against an egregious attempt to undermine American democracy. Despite a definitive statement by the Department of Homeland Security that the 2020 election “was the most secure in American history,” since Election Day, lawyers supporting the Trump campaign
- Breaking America’s Patent Stalemate
(This op-ed was first published in Project Syndicate on November 18, 2020.) Patents are intended to disclose information about new technologies and who owns the rights to them, but they often fail on both counts. The good news is that the United States Patent and Trademark Office can address both shortcomings without waiting for congressional action. Economic
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(This op-ed was first published in The New York Times on November 19, 2020.) Despite President Trump’s message, the evidence shows no signs of fraud. Joe Biden’s lead in the presidential election results in Pennsylvania has now surpassed 81,000 votes, far exceeding Donald Trump’s 44,000-vote victory margin there four years ago. Yet the Trump campaign continues