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4.13.20: Superior Court of California, County of Alameda: Amended Emergency Local Rule 1.8a

The Superior Court of Alameda County has amended emergency Local Rule 1.8a (Emergency Rule re Fax and Drop Box Filing During COVID-19 Crisis).  The amended rule is posted on the Court’s COVID-19 web page and the Court’s Local Rules page.

At a later date, amended Local Rule 1.8a will be integrated into Titles 1 of Superior Court of Alameda County’s Local Rules and distributed as set forth in rule 10.613(g)(2).

4.13.20: Emergency Local Rules (Family) – Contra Costa Superior Court

The Contra Costa Superior Court has issued Amended Emergency Local Rules for the Family department.  Please note that the amended rules eliminate fax filing and allow email filing only in limited circumstances.  All rules are available here:  http://www.cc-courts.org/local-rules/local-rules.aspx.

4.15.20: The Contra Costa Superior Court has amended two of its emergency local rules, effective today:

  1. Amended Supplemental Emergency Local Rules – Civil.  The amendment adds language in Section 2 concerning electronic filing in Complex cases.
  2. Amended Emergency Local Rules – Juvenile.  This amendment adds Section 5 concerning the handling of visitation under the Judicial Council’s Emergency Rules of Court.

All rules are available here:  http://www.cc-courts.org/local-rules/local-rules.aspx.

4.15.20 New Custody Guidelines in Alameda County

Read the guidelines here

4.16.20: The Superior Court of Alameda County

The Superior Court of Alameda County resumes limited hearings in Civil, Family, and Probate matters, issues related Emergency Local Rules and FAQs, permits limited public courthouse access, and orders additional jail releases. Details here.

The Superior Court of Alameda County has adopted Emergency Local Rules 5.6, 5.26, 5.27, 5.31, 5.46, 5.51, 5.66, 7.116 and 7.180 and Emergency Local Form ALA-FL-EMER-060, effective April 20, 2020. These are available on the Court’s website under both the Local Rules page and COVID-19 information page.

4.17.20: The Superior Court of Alameda County

The Superior Court of Alameda County offers relief to litigants in traffic cases, and provides alternatives to litigants in time-not-waived traffic trials. Details here.