April 20, 2021 – Volunteer attorneys will now be able to assist parents and couples with pending divorce and paternity cases with the paperwork necessary to obtain a judgment.
April 1, 2021 – Effective immediately, Dept. 1 at the Mosk Courthouse will serve as the central location for county-wide coordination of all Civil jury trials.
March 25, 2021 – The heads of the LASC and the California Supreme Court have issued a joint statement denouncing race-based violence.
March 16, 2021 – The LASC’s Temporary Judge Program is offering training with MCLE credit for attorneys wanting to serve as temporary judges.
March 15, 2021 – Effective today, certain criminal competency proceedings initiated on or after March 15, 2021 will be reassigned to the LASC Probate Division..
March 3, 2021 – The Los Angeles Superior Court is currently recruiting Temporary Judges with a required remote training session scheduled on April 14.
March 1, 2021 – Experienced attorneys interested in becoming a judge should plan on attending an informational program on March 23 that will detail the LASC’s Judicial Mentorship program.
March 1, 2021 – The Los Angeles Superior Court has issued a new General Order extending last-day deadlines for criminal trials and specified hearings, as well as juvenile dependency cases.
February 23, 2021 – Effective today, the LASC will implement several bench and Commissioner changes in three Departments at the Hollywood and Van Nuys Courthouses.
February 22, 2021 – Effective Monday, March 1, 2021, video will be available for remote courtroom appearances via LACourtConnect for all family law case types, except AB 1058 hearings.