General legal news, articles and helpful information pertaining to the Los Angeles County Superior Court and the Division of the Federal District Bankruptcy Court which services Los Angeles County. Information includes self-help legal resources and more for consumers seeking general information about the Los Angeles County Court system, including the court local rules, bulletins and other newsworthy matters.

Bankruptcy Court Ventura County Cases Reassigned by Santa Barbara Division

Effective May 10, 2014, Chief Judge Peter H. Carroll is now the main judge for the bankruptcy court Ventura county Northern Division in Santa Barbara, California, replacing Robin Riblet  who was appointed as  bankruptcy judge by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in 1988 and reappointed in 2002. Judge Riblet is leaving full-time status after [...]

By |2017-01-12T20:24:05-08:00June 12th, 2014|Bankruptcy, California Courts|Comments Off on Bankruptcy Court Ventura County Cases Reassigned by Santa Barbara Division

Proposed 2013 California Bill AB 888 May Hinder California Consumer’s Access to Justice

California Assembly Bill No. 888, authored by Assemblyman Roger Dickinson may drastically impact California consumers access to legal help from non-attorneys who, without the help of a legal document assistant, may be unable to obtain access to justice. The current law enables the California State Bar to seek injunctions against UPL (unauthorized practice of law) violators. [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:48:21-08:00June 18th, 2013|California Courts, Legal Document Assistants, Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Proposed 2013 California Bill AB 888 May Hinder California Consumer’s Access to Justice