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RIVERSIDE SUPERIOR COURT

General Order No. 2020-57

Twelfth Implementation Order

Release Date: September 17, 2020
This notice is being sent on behalf of the Honorable John W. Vineyard, Presiding Judge, Riverside Superior Court.
For more information please visit the Court's COVID-19 Court Operations website. 


REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

 
ACTION TO CLOSE MULTIPLE RIVERSIDE COUNTY COURTHOUSES AND/OR REDUCE SERVICES
 
 
This public comment notice is being sent on behalf of the Superior Court of California, County of Riverside.
 
Due to the State of California’s $54 billion deficit as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Riverside Superior Court will experience a revenue shortfall in Fiscal Year 2020/2021 of $12 million. The Court has taken actions to reduce this deficit by closing some courthouses, freezing vacant staff positions, reducing operating costs, and implementing some furloughs. These actions alone will not be enough to cover the anticipated shortfall.
 
Pursuant to Government Code § 68106(b)(1), the Superior Court of California, County of Riverside provides this 60-day notice of its intention to tentatively take one or more of the following actions. These actions are proposed to occur no sooner than October 5, 2020.
 
  • Close Riverside County courthouses one (1) to two (2) Fridays per month;
  • Reduce service hours to 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; and/or
  • Continue closures of the Corona, Hemet, Moreno Valley and Temecula courthouses until further notice.
Any interested person or entity wishing to comment on these actions must send their comment in writing or electronically no later than 5:00 PM on Monday, October 5, 2020. Comments may be submitted to the following:
 
Superior Court of California, County of Riverside
Executive Office
4050 Main Street, Riverside, CA 92501
 

EXTENSION OF COURT CLOSURES

For up to date information on hours of operation of Riverside County Superior Court location please click hereFor more information please visit the Court's COVID-19 Court Operations website.
 

PRESS RELEASE & COURT UPDATES

 Up to date information on the Riverside Court's response to the Covid-19 crisis is available on the Court's website.

  • Update: Face Coverings Now Required to Enter County Courthouses: Click here (PDF)
  • 8/07/2020: Riverside Superior Court Extends some Court Closures: Click here (PDF)

For past news releases click here, and for current information please visit the court websites directly at these links:


 

Riverside Court Self-Help Center Services

Riverside Courts Self-Help current services available

Effective immediately: You are encouraged to call or email the self-help center for self-help services in Family Law, Civil or Probate matters.
SelfHelp@Riverside.Courts.Ca.Gov 951-274-4499 or 760-393-2163

 Staff are able to:
✓Explain what it means for litigants to be their own attorney.
✓ Provide links to forms and answer specific questions.
✓ Provide legal information.
✓ Explain the court process/procedures.

 Click here for more Details and en Español 

 For more information on the Court’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit the COVID-19 Court Operations website.


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THERE ARE TWELVE STATE & FOUR MUNICIPAL
MEASURES on the NOVEMBER 3rd BALLOT

Join League of Women Voters Riverside for a
discussion of the Proposition’s ‘Pros and Cons’

Saturday, September 26th at 10:00 am

Webinar via Zoom
Register for the Webinar at

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4Wv6raUiQaaTiBZFxstnBQ
Free of charge. Questions will be taken following the presentation.
Please register by Sept. 25th

For More Information visit our website at https://my.lwv.org/california/riverside  and connect on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LWVriverside

Contact information: (951) 479-2090 

 

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Real Property Law Journal

Call for Articles 

OVERVIEW:
The Real Property Law Journal (“Journal”) of the Real Property Law Section of the California Lawyers Association is California’s preeminent statewide scholarly publication for real estate attorneys. The Journal features scholarly articles written by real property professionals about cutting edge and interesting topics. It is typically published four times each year and has a readership of over six thousand real property professionals.
 
ISSUE ON DIVERSITY:
The Real Property Law Section is committed to diversity. As part of our diversity objectives, Issue 4 of the Journal, which will be published in December 2021, is devoted to diversity (“Diversity Publication”).

ARTICLE IDEAS If you are interested in submitting an article for the Diversity Publication, please submit the following information no later than September 30, 2020:
HERE is the full notice with more information and deadlines.

 

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The Riverside County Bar Association hosts MCLEs and other events throughout the year. Visit their website to get more information about becoming a member, to learn about the many opportunities to connect with other legal professionals in the community, and complete MCLE credit hours.

Visit the Riverside County Bar Association website to view their calendar, and for more information on upcoming events.

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Now Accepting Applications for the RCBA-Riverside Superior Court New Attorney Academy

Visit the RCBA website for more information on how to apply

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The Riverside County Bar Association

requests the pleasure of your company at the 

Annual Installation of Officers 

Saturday, September 26, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

Please RSVP your virtual attendance via email to rcba@riversidecountybar.com no later than Tuesday, September 22.


 Upcoming MCLE Events

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Updated Regularly as RCBA announces new events.

Click here to view the RCBA calendar of events for more information


Riverside Superior Court Mediator Training

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To Register for Webinar:
by September 21.

 Joint Civil Litigation Section and CLE Committee

Date: Tuesday October 13, 2020 from Noon - 1:15pm
For more information or to RSVP please visit the RCBA website
 
Location: Webinar via Zoom
MCLE Credit : 1.0 hour General
Fee: Members - Free      Non- Members - $25.00

 


 Estate Panning, Probate & Elder Law Section 

Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from Noon to 1:15pm
For more information or to RSVP please visit the RCBA website
 
Location: Webinar via Zoom
MCLE Credit : 1.0 hour General
Fee: Members - Free      Non- Members - $25.00

 

Law Library of Congress Legal Research Institute

The Library of Congress is offering webinars on a variety of legal research topics. Visit their website for a list of courses and more information.

https://www.loc.gov/law/learning/us-webinars.php?loclr=bloglaw

 

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The Riverside County's Office of County Council Volunteer Program offers unpaid student internships and volunteer opportunities at one of its four office locations on a year-round basis.  Volunteers are provided the opportunity to explore different areas of law and develop skills to become valuable legal contributors to the local community by working closely with the civil public law attorneys and paralegals.  

 

Visit their website for more information and steps on how to apply. 

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DESERT BAR ASSOCIATION EVENTS

The Desert Bar Association hosts events through out the year. Visit their website to get more information about becoming a member, to learn about the many opportunities to connect with other legal professionals in the community, and complete MCLE credit hours.

Visit the Desert Bar Association website to view their calendar, and for more information on upcoming events