2018 May Updates & Information

 

 

eFile throughout California with DDS Legal
 
20 counties accept forms of eFiling!
 
DDS Legal is a
Certified eFiling
Service Provider
(EFSP)
(Electronic Filing
Service Provider)
 
Courts now accepting eFiling:
 
Alameda Superior
Butte Superior
Calaveras Superior
Fresno Superior
Kern Superior
Kings Superior
Los Angeles Probate
Merced Superior
Monterey Superior
Napa Superior
Orange Superior
San Diego Superior
San Francisco Superior
San Luis Obispo Superior
San Mateo Superior
Santa Barbara Superior
Santa Clara Superior
Santa Cruz Superior
Sutter Superior
Yuba Superior
 
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LOS ANGELES SUPERIOR
WHITTIER COURTHOUSE NOW OPEN DEVOTED SOLELY TO FAMILY LAW MATTERS
  
Monday, May 21, 2018, Los Angeles Superior Court restored court operations at the Whittier Courthouse located at 7339 South Painter Avenue.  The Whittier Courthouse, part of LASC's Southeast District, is the first courthouse in Los Angeles county solely devoted to family law matters, which include:  dissolution (divorce), legal separation, annulment cases, as well as child custody, support, visitation matters and requests for TRO's.
 
All family law cases previously handled at the Norwalk Courthouse will be transferred to the Whittier location.
 
The Norwalk Courthouse will no longer process family law paperwork or hold hearings for family law cases.
 
Five courtrooms at the Whittier Courthouse will be operating with an additional long-cause courtroom to open soon.  Two courtrooms will hear retraining order matters.
 
Judge LaRonda McCoy, New Dept @ Whittier is Dept 102
Judge Daniel P. Ramirez, New Dept @ Whittier is Dept 201
Judge Charles Q. Clay, III, New Dept @ Whittier is Dept 202
Judge James E. Horan, New Dept @ Whittier is Dept 301
 
Commissioner Danielle R.A. Gibbons, New Dept @ Whittier is Dept 123
 
A clerk's office and Sheriff's office will be available in the Whittier facility, as well as a variety of family law support services, including:
 
- Self-Help Resource Center
- Family Law Facilitators
- Family Law Court Services
- Children's Waiting Roo
- Domestic Violence Clinic
 
Building hours are 8am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, except court holidays.  The courthouse has public parking and is located in close proximity to public transportation.
 
LOS ANGELES SUPERIOR
CCW is now "SSC" - SPRING STREET COURTHOUSE
  
Los Angeles Superior Court has begun NEW OPERATIONS in courtroom locations at the "SSC" - Spring Street Courthouse. 
 
DDS Legal has you covered! 
 
DDS LEGAL WILL PROVIDE the new DUAL location, filing & courtesy copy delivery procedure:
 
1)  ALL FILINGS ARE MADE AT STANLEY MOSK COURTHOUSE;
 
2)  COURTESY COPY DELIVERIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AT STANLEY MOSK WITH ORIGINAL FILINGS, BUT MUST DE DELIVERED TO APPROPRIATE COURTROOM AT SSC
 
3)  THERE WILL BE A SMALL CLERK'S OFFICE AT SSC FOR A FEW EXCEPTIONS ONLY - SAME DAY EX-PARTE APPLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS FILED FOR TRIALS IN PROGRESS
 
Departments that have moved to SSC are:
 
CCW Complex, Dept 307 is now SSC, Dept 17
CCW Complex, Dept 308 is now SSC, Dept 11
CCW Complex, Dept 309 is now SSC, Dept 12
CCW Complex, Dept 310 is now SSC, Dept 14
CCW Complex, Dept 311 is now SSC, Dept 9
CCW Complex, Dept 322 is now SSC, Dept 10
CCW Complex, Dept 323 is now SSC, Dept 6
CCW Complex, Dept 324 is now SSC, Dept 15
 
Mosk Personal Injury, Dept 91 is now SSC, Dept 2
Mosk Personal Injury, Dept 92 is now SSC, Dept 3
Mosk Personal Injury, Dept 93 is now SSC, Dept 4
Mosk Personal Injury, Dept 97 is now SSC, Dept 5
Mosk Personal Injury, Dept 98 is now SSC, Dept 7
 
Mosk Trial, Dept 33 is now SSC, Dept 1
Mosk Long Cause Trial, Dept 3 is now SSC, Dept 16
Mosk Long Cause Trial, Dept 96 is now SSC, Dept 8
 
Mosk Settlement, Dept 13 is now SSC, Room 204
Mosk Settlement, Dept 18 is now SSC, Room 204
Mosk Settlement, Dept 21 is now SSC, Room 204
Mosk Settlement, Dept 23 is now SSC, Room 204
Mosk Settlement, Dept 26 is now SSC, Room 204
 
LOS ANGELES SUPERIOR
STANLEY MOSK ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL CHANGES TO CIVIL, FAMILY LAW & PROBATE
  
As a result of reassignments to the new SSC (Spring Street Courthouse), the CIVIL, FAMILY LAW, and PROBATE divisions are moving some bench officers to different courtrooms and adding new courtrooms to each of these areas of litigation.
 
New department designations, effective dates and changes to case assignments, if applicable, are listed in the table below.  Telephone numbers for each courtroom will not change.
 
COURT HOLIDAY - MONDAY, MAY 28
MEMORIAL DAY
  
This Monday, all courts and DDS Legal will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. Memorial Day flags

Normal , DDS Legal route service will resume
Tuesday, May 29. 

As always, DDS Legal is available to you 24-7.
For after hours aassistance call 888-512-9990.

Have a safe & great holiday weekend! 
NEW WEBSITE - SNEAK PEEK!   
 
Here's a quick peek into our new online portal to quickly choose an eFiling Center for:
 
Orange Superior Civil, Probate, Mental Health
Orange Superior Family Law
Superior Courts (eFile CA - For all counties in above left, green column)
 
 
After new website launch, you'll  be asked to change your password to a STRONG PASSWORD - then you'll be on your way to new, efficient online ordering experiences for all order types -

eFiling & eService
Depo Center
(For Depo Officer, Subpoena Prep, Medical Authorizations, Mobile On-Site Imaging)
Service of Process including Writs & Writ Prep
Messenger
Superior Courtesy Copy Delivery
Federal Chambers Delivery
Daily Route
(Don't forget about those 18 non-eFiled OC Family Law docs)
Over-the-Counter Filings
Court Document Retrieval
County-Clerk Recording
Skip Trace / Investigations
Bank Levy
2 ways to eFile California,
 
1) Upload docs at DDS eFiling Portal, or
 
2) eFile Concierge:  Keep your route and DDS Legal will convert paper filings and submit eFilings on your behalf

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