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1 DIFFERENTIAL CIVIL CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

A. OVERVIEW
B. CASE MANAGEMENT JUDGES
C. CASES INVOLVING EMPLOYEES
D. PROPER COURTHOUSE FOR FILING A GENERAL CIVIL CASE
E. CIVIL LAWSUIT NOTICE
F. MANDATORY CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCES

2 ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR)

A. POLICY STATEMENT
B. UNLIMITED CIVIL CASES
C. LIMITED CIVIL CASES
D. MEDIATORS AND NEUTRAL EVALUATORS
E. COURT-APPROVED ADR PROVIDERS
F. ADR COMPLIANCE
G. ADR GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

3. JUDGES ADR PROGRAM

A. ELIGIBILITY/CRITERIA FOR PARTICIPATION
B. PROCEDURE
C. TIMELINE
D. PERSONS ATTENDING/STATEMENTS
E. MEDIATION
F. SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE
G. FURTHER COURT PROCEEDINGS

4. CIVIL EARLY SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE PROGRAM

A. SELECTION OF NEUTRAL
B. STIPULATION AND CMC
C. LOCATION OF HEARING
D. NEUTRAL FEES AND CHARGES
E. CONFERENCES NOT CONFIDENTIAL
F. ATTENDANCE AND AUTHORITY
G. NOTIFICATION OF SETTLEMENT
H. GRIEVANCES

5 LOAN MODIFICATION SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE (LMSC)

A. STIPULATION
B. NEUTRALS
C. SETTLEMENT

6 JUDICIAL ARBITRATION

A. ASSIGNMENT OF ARBITRATOR
B. PLEADINGS SUBMITTED TO ARBITRATOR
C. LENGTH OF ARBITRATION HEARINGS
D. FILING OF AWARD
E. FAILURE TO ARBITRATE

7 PRETRIAL MOTIONS AND EX-PARTE PROCEEDINGS

A. UNLIMITED CIVIL CASES
B. LIMITED CIVIL CASES
C. SCHEDULING HEARINGS
D. CONTINUANCES AND REQUESTS TO TAKE MOTIONS OFF CALENDAR
E. TENTATIVE RULINGS
F. EX-PARTE APPLICATIONS

8 TRIAL SETTING, MANDATORY SETTLEMENT CONFERENCES AND TRIAL

A. TRIAL SETTING
B. MANDATORY SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE
C. ASSIGNMENT TO TRIAL
D. SERVICE AND LODGING OF DOCUMENTS
E. APPEARANCE ON THE DATE SET FOR TRIAL
F. EXPEDITED JURY TRIALS

9 PROPOSED ORDERS

10 SANCTIONS

11 TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES

A. PROCEEDINGS IN WHICH PERMITTED
B. PRIVATE VENDOR TO PROVIDE TELECONFERENCING SERVICES
C. NOTICE BY PARTY
D. AVAILABILITY/PROTOCOL
E. CONTINUANCE

12 UNLAWFUL DETAINER CASES

A. PURPOSE
B. DESIGNATION OF UNLAWFUL DETAINER CASES
C. PROPER COURTHOUSE FOR FILING AN UNLAWFUL DETAINER CASE
D. UNLAWFUL DETAINER CASES IN DOWNTOWN SUPERIOR COURT
E. UNLAWFUL DETAINER CASES IN SOUTH COUNTY COURTHOUSE
F. NOTICED MOTIONS
G. TRIAL
H. CONVERSION TO ORDINARY CIVIL ACTION
I. POST JUDGMENT CLAIM OF RIGHT TO POSSESSION

13 SCHEDULE OF REASONABLE ATTORNEY’S FEES


14 FACSIMILE FILING

A. GENERAL POLICY
B. AGENCY FILING

15 ELECTRONIC FILING AND SERVICE

A. GENERAL
B. DESIGNATION OF ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATION ADDRESS
C. ELECTRONIC FILING OF PLEADINGS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS
D. ELECTRONIC SUMMONS
E. ELECTRONIC SERVICE OF PLEADINGS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS
F. CONVENTIONAL FILING OF DOCUMENTS
G. COLLECTION OF FEES
H. ELECTRONIC FILING AND SERVICE OF ORDERS AND OTHER PAPERS
I. PUBLIC ACCESS AND PRIVACY
J. SIGNATURES
K. HARD COPY DOCUMENTS

16 APPLICATION FOR ORDERS FOR PAYMENT OF MONEY

A. PAYMENT OF MONEY
B. PAYMENT FOR PREPARATION OF TRANSCRIPT

17 INTERPRETERS

18 SMALL CLAIMS ACTIONS

A. PROPER COURTHOUSE FOR FILING A SMALL CLAIMS ACTION
B. FAX FILING IN SMALL CLAIMS CASES FILED AT THE DOWNTOWN SUPERIOR COURT
C. DATE, TIME AND PLACE FOR HEARING
D. SERVICE OF CLAIMS
E. SETTLEMENT BEFORE HEARING
F. DISMISSAL FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR AT HEARING
G. APPEAL

19 COURT COMMUNICATION REGARDING RESTRAINING ORDERS

A. PROCEDURE IN CIVIL COURT

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