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
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: Ginsburg misses oral arguments; judge tosses lawyer’s defamation suit over neo-Nazi label
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Prosecutors allege law grad who failed bar exam created law firms in name of classmate
A Stetson University law graduate who failed the bar exam twice has agreed to plead guilty to mail fraud and aggravated identity theft after prosecutors…
Meet Stephen Castor, the GOP lawyer stealing the show in Trump impeachment hearings
GOP lawyer Stephen Castor is getting some attention for his facial expressions and demeanor at the impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump, where he is…
Which BigLaw firms have jumped on the bonus bandwagon?
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2 sets of BigLaw firms confirm merger talks
If merger talks are successful between two sets of BigLaw firms, there will be two new entrants on the American Lawyer’s list of the nation’s…
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California Bars the Calculation of Tort Damages Based on Race, Gender and Ethnicity
(This article was first published in The Recorder on November 12, 2019.) The law, which is the first of its kind, expressly prohibits reductions of damages for lost future earnings in personal injury and wrongful death cases when those reductions are based on race, gender or ethnicity. California has long been a tort law leader. In the
Donating Money To Help Your Child Get Into College Isn’t Wrong
(This article was first published in the Los Angeles Times on November 12, 2019.) The wealthy parents ensnared in the college admissions scandal violated the law in numerous ways. They falsified standardized test scores, fabricated athletic profiles and disguised payments for admissions consulting as tax-deductible charitable contributions. But the prosecutors’ recent addition of bribery charges in some
The Old Order Faileth: Can Anything Take Its Place?
The theme of my remarks today relate to the fact that The Old Order Faileth and it is a development very much tied to contemporary labor relations and labor laws and our search as practitioners for new answers. But, preliminarily, let me say how much I appreciate the chance to return to New England, where
The Trump Administration’s Latest Lawsuit Against California and the New Frontier of States’ Rights
Last week, the Trump Administration filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of California’s creation of a regional cap-and-trade program for reducing carbon emissions that includes Quebec. In this Q and A, Stanford Law Professors David Freeman Engstrom and Bernadette Meyler address that controversy, including what it might mean for the future of foreign affairs federalism.
Trump’s Justice Department’s Antitrust ‘Investigation’ of California’s Deal with Car Makers is an Abuse of Power
(This article was first published in CalMatters on October 20, 2019.) Years ago, the conservative legal scholar Robert Bork criticized the view that antitrust law should not worry about economic problems but should, like a mythical small-town sheriff, just walk down the street and pistol-whip a few people every so often. His point was that the
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Department of Defense to Address Sexual Assault in the Military
Northville, MI (Law Firm Newswire) June 26, 2019 - Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan announced in a memo that the Department of Defense has created the Sexual Assault Accountability and Investigation Task Force to investigate the pervasive issue of sexual assault in the military and to improve the processes surrounding it. Shanahan said that the task force was established out of necessity after the “unacceptable” results of the 2018 Report on Sexual Assault and Harassment in military academies. The task force intends to review policies and processes surrounding sexual assault and make recommendations on how to better them as
Corrections Officer Who Fell While Going to Her Car to Retrieve an Item Gets Benefits
Pennsauken, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) June 25, 2019 – The Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court ruled that a fall on ice by a corrections officer while on the way to her car to retrieve a hygiene item occurred during the performance of her regular or assigned duties, entitling the officer to an accidental disability pension. Kristy Bowser, a corrections officer, learned she would be working a second shift at the Mercer County Correctional Center (MCCC). During the second shift, she went to her car to retrieve a feminine hygiene product. While walking to her car in the
Attorney Eric Traut on Costco Shooting Controversy and Obtaining Video Footage from Inside Large Retail Chains
Corona, CA (Law Firm Newswire) June 24, 2019 - After the contested death of a nonverbal individual left a community reeling, personal injury and wrongful death attorney Eric Traut of Traut Firm has insight into the steps that the family must take in order to get the available evidence from the Costco retail security cameras before it is too late. In April, Traut was able to obtain previously shielded retail footage by court order from a home improvement store following the life-altering injury of an employee resulting in a unanimous verdict on behalf of the person who was injured. The
Mortgage Lender Executive Admits Role in Nearly 9 Million Dollar Embezzlement Scheme
New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) June 24, 2019 – A top executive at a Long Island-based mortgage lender pleaded guilty to several charges in connection with an $8.9 million embezzlement scheme. Edward E. Bohm, former president of sales at Vanguard Funding, was charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud. The 41-year-old was also an undisclosed owner of the company. Bohm faces a prison sentence of up to 30 years along with restitution and criminal forfeiture. However, he is expected to receive a shorter sentence like his co-conspirators who pleaded guilty to the same charges. “Fraud charges of
Student in School Bus Hospitalized After Crash With Tractor-Trailer
Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) June 24, 2019 - In September 2018, an 8-year-old student was injured in a school bus crash with an overturned semi-truck. The accident occurred on State Road 60 in Plant City, Florida at the intersection of Horton Road. The crash was caused by the Hillsborough County School District bus driver pulling in front of the truck causing the tractor-trailer to overturn. The bus driver then failed to stop in time, crashing into the semi-truck. The student, who attends Knights Elementary School, was transported to the hospital for treatment. The boy was the only student on