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Jury Reporting Information

Report Date: November 18, 2016

Week Of: November 14, 2016

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Court News and Updates

- California Rule of Court 10.620(f)

Effective August 19, 2016 - Notice of annual allocation per California Rule of Court 10.620(f) Notice of Annual Allocation=

- Mandatory Expedited Jury Trials

Limited civil cases set for trial after 7/01/2016 will be set as expedited jury trials pursuant to Code Civ. Proc. §§630.20, et seq., unless otherwise excluded by law or order of the court. Parties must comply with applicable statutes and rules of court pertaining to mandatory expedited jury trials. Mandatory Judicial Council forms can be found at 

- Electronically Filed Writs and Abstracts

If your civil case was filed at the Bakersfield court location you can now electronically file your Writ of Execution, Writ of Possession and Abstract of Judgment.  Your writ or abstract will be returned to you electronically.  Please note that writs and abstracts must be printed in color and submitted to the proper agency.  Availability of the process at the Regional locations will be coming soon. 

- Return of Orders Filed Electronically

When submitting an electronically filed document that requires the signature of a Judicial Officer, you will need to send an email to the correct department and location of the court and request a copy of the document. This can be done from the courts website by selecting the locations link on the left side of the home page and e-mailing the correct department.

- Kern County eFile Notice

Effective Monday, August 15, 2016, selected Notices will be available on-line.  Those Notices are Notice of 3.740 hearings, Notice of 3.110 hearing, Notice of Case Management Conference, and Notice of Assignment.  Once you have electronically filed your new suit and confirmation of acceptance has been  provided to you, please search the Non-Criminal Case Information for your case number.  Click on “Documents” and print your Notice(s).  You should now be ready to serve your documents.

- Installment Payments

Installment Payments can be made at