- 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.
- Weekly Briefs: Legal sector gains 34,700 jobs in a year; judge unseals Trump search warrant
Legal sector adds 3,000 jobs or more, 3 months in a row The legal services sector added 3,100 jobs in July following a June gain…
- Judge accused of bullying behavior and demeaning comments gets suspension
- Mom is charged with aiding daughter’s illegal abortion after prosecution obtains Facebook messages
A Nebraska woman has been charged with performing or attempting an illegal abortion after prosecutors obtained Facebook messages indicating that she had obtained abortion pills…
- Judge who signed Trump search warrant is targeted; critics seek ‘judgment of God’
U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart of Florida is at the center of controversy after signing the search warrant for the Aug. 8 search on…
- ‘Suits’ and the difference between federal and state court
Most of the law practice occurs while the federal prosecutor sits alone in a room with the suspects. Despite the other outlandish issues in the…
Stanford Legal Aggregate Blog
- California Should Not Bar Access to Justice
(Originally published by Bloomberg Law on August 4, 2022) In most civil cases in California state courts, one side is unrepresented by counsel. Legal ethics professors Nora Engstrom of Stanford Law School
- Legislators Shouldn’t Shut Down Ways to Help Californians Get Legal Help
(Originally published by CalMatters on August 3, 2022) The end of another legislative session in Sacramento is an opportunity to reflect on questions many are asking these days: How well is our
- Stanford’s Al Sykes on the $280 Billion Chips and Science Act, Government Intervention, and Trade
On July 27, 2022, the Senate approved the $280 billion “Chips and Science Act,” which is reportedly aimed at countering China by building up America’s chip manufacturing and developing other
- “The Virtues of the Electoral Count Reform Act”
(Originally published by Election Law Blog on August 1, 2022) The Electoral Count Reform Act (ECRA) is a vast improvement over the existing Electoral Count Act of 1887, whose ambiguities and gaps became evident during
- The Big Business of Burying Carbon
(Originally published by Wired on July 28, 2022) The porous rock beneath the Gulf Coast launched the petroleum age. Now entrepreneurs want to turn it into a gigantic sponge for storing CO2.
Law Firm Newswire
- Steinberg Law Firm Announces Plans for New 11,700 Square Foot Office Building in Goose Creek, SC
Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) August 10, 2022 - Steinberg Law Firm, LLC recently announced plans to build a new, 11,700 square foot office building situated on well-traveled Goose Creek Boulevard (Highway 52) just down the road from their current office. The new building will house up to 10 attorneys and 25 staff members, as well as expanded meeting spaces. The firm is focused on assisting injury victims in and around the Goose Creek and Tri-county areas including cases involving car crashes, truck and motorcycle wrecks, fatalities, workers’ compensation, nursing home neglect, longshore injuries, and construction defects. The new building The post Steinberg Law Firm Announces Plans for New 11,700 Square Foot Office Building in Goose Creek, SC first appeared on Law Firm Newswire.
- Grand Jury Finds No Probable Cause in Lime Squeezer Assault Case
Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) August 04, 2022 – Ceja Law Firm PLLC today announced that a Houston Grand Jury refused to indict our client for aggravated assault with a lime squeezer. The defendant, a 48-year-old homemaker, was with her family at a roadside stand to buy corn in a cup. The complaining witness was also at the roadside stand with her family. The parties had been acquaintances for several years, during which time the alleged victim was antagonistic toward our client and the church community to which she belonged. According to witnesses, including our client’s husband, the couple purchased The post Grand Jury Finds No Probable Cause in Lime Squeezer Assault Case first appeared on Law Firm Newswire.
- Popular Miami Beach Bar Sued for Wrongfully Beating Up and Detaining a Customer
Miami, FL (Law Firm Newswire) August 02, 2022 – Attorney David W. Lipcon of the Miami Personal Injury Firm Lipcon & Lipcon, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a customer of the popular drinking establishment, Sweet Liberty Drinks and Supply Company, located in Miami Beach, Florida, for amongst other things, assaulting and beating a customer who was, as the police would later determine, doing nothing wrong. The lawsuit states that a bouncer, unprovoked, grabbed and punched the customer in the face multiple times, then illegally detained the customer. He was not allowed to leave while other employees called the The post Popular Miami Beach Bar Sued for Wrongfully Beating Up and Detaining a Customer first appeared on Law Firm Newswire.
- Dog Bite Claim Results in $120,000 Award
Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) July 29, 2022 – Two girls attacked by a dog on their walk to school recently received $120,000 in compensation for their injuries with the help of attorney Paul Greenberg. The award included $20,000 above the applicable insurance policy limits. Children suffer dog bites more often than older age groups, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Typically, children experience dog bites while participating in routine activities. Parents and caretakers must keep an eye on little children. However, accidents can still happen. About half of all children will be bitten by a dog at The post Dog Bite Claim Results in $120,000 Award first appeared on Law Firm Newswire.
- Retaining Families While Recruiting Soldiers
Northville, MI (Law Firm Newswire) July 27, 2022 - Army Secretary C. Wormuth signed a directive that provides more improvements for soldiers to progress in their careers and have time to care for their families. This recent news seemed to fly under the radar but is most welcome to soldiers dealing with pregnancy and postpartum issues. This latest initiative, referred to as the Army's Parenthood, Pregnancy, & Postpartum directive, features welcomed policy changes and program improvements. The improvements include: Increasing family care plan flexibility. Expanding postpartum training and operational deferments. Creating stabilization while receiving fertility treatments. Extending physical The post Retaining Families While Recruiting Soldiers first appeared on Law Firm Newswire.