A proposal by the state’s judicial branch to charge $10 to view a public file at the Santa Rosa courthouse is being criticized by those who say it would limit access to public information.
Civil cases could be getting more expensive across the state. Budget cuts are forcing many litigants, including in Santa Clara County, to pay for their own court reporters.
More than a half-billion dollars in cuts have been proposed to the state’s court system, potentially making it harder to pay a traffic fine or get a divorce.
California court leaders are stopping development of an ambitious computer project that was supposed to electronically connect courthouses in all 58 counties.
For victims of violent crime, taking the witness stand can be terrifying. Some courts, including those in the Bay Area, are now offering support from four-legged friends.
The legal losing streak continues for Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss who’ve been ordered to pay their former lawyers $13 Million in fees…
San Francisco Superior Court Presiding Judge Katherine Feinstein on Wednesday announced an emergency $2.5 million state funding deal that will significantly reduce drastic court closures and layoffs.
The governing body of California’s judicial branch allocated a painful $350 million budget cut among different segments of the state court system Friday.
San Francisco Superior Court will be closing 25 courtrooms and laying of 40 percent of its staff come October 1 due to budget cuts.
A Santa Clara Co. program allows anyone with a nonviolent misdemeanor warrant to avoid jail time.