General legal news, articles and helpful information pertaining to the Ventura County Superior Court and the Northern Division of the Central District Bankruptcy Court which services Ventura County. Information includes self-help resources and more for consumers seeking general information about the Ventura 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

Using The California Court Self Help Center – The Upside and Downside

California has tried to open the doors for low-cost access to the legal system through various self-help legal services which has given rise to the California Court Self Help Center. Since the early 1990s, the number of people coming to the California courts without lawyers has increased dramatically. Prior to this, California consumers had limited [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:48:05-08:00June 1st, 2014|California Courts, Miscellaneous|Comments Off on Using The California Court Self Help Center – The Upside and Downside

Ventura County Court Drop Box Hours Changed for Court Document Processing

Pursuant to California Rule of Court 2.210(a), drop boxes are now provided outside each Clerk's Office for filing papers or submitting payments. Effective Monday, April 21, 2014, the same-day filing deadline for any document deposited in the Ventura county court drop box will no longer be 5:00 p.m. Instead, any document deposited in the Ventura county [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:48:08-08:00April 22nd, 2014|California Courts|Comments Off on Ventura County Court Drop Box Hours Changed for Court Document Processing

Ventura County Court Limits Operations in December 2013

Superior Court of California County of Ventura PUBLIC NOTICE (Government Code §68106) December 23, 24, 26 and 27, 2013 - Limited Operations Pursuant to Government Code §68106, the Superior Court of California, County of Ventura, is providing sixty (60) days notice of limited operation days. The majority of the courtrooms and all of the Ventura [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:48:14-08:00October 22nd, 2013|California Courts|Comments Off on Ventura County Court Limits Operations in December 2013

Ventura Bankruptcy Petition Preparer Helps With Fast Bankruptcy

Just how fast can bankruptcy documents be prepared and filed? Pretty Fast! Unfortunately, A People’s Choice no longer offers bankruptcy document preparation services. We also do not promote waiting until the last-minute if you need to file bankruptcy. Sometimes in life, however, circumstances are beyond our control, and we find ourselves in an unexpected situation that requires immediate action as was the situation with this particular client who sought out the services of a bankruptcy petition preparer. Here is her story...

By |2018-03-17T18:56:04-08:00July 28th, 2013|Bankruptcy, Legal Document Assistants, Videos|Comments Off on Ventura Bankruptcy Petition Preparer Helps With Fast Bankruptcy

Ventura Legal Document Service – A Professional Alternative for Legal Document Preparation

We often hear stories about clients finding themselves tangled in a lengthy court battle, both parties suffering from mounting attorney fees and legal costs. At some point, frustration and reality bring the parties to the table with a new perspective and willingness to resolve the issues. This client found herself in that situation and began investigating alternatives to complete their legal proceedings. Here is her story…

By |2019-07-26T08:48:03-08:00July 28th, 2013|Legal Document Assistants, Videos|Comments Off on Ventura Legal Document Service – A Professional Alternative for Legal Document Preparation

Ventura County Court Simi Valley Relocates Eviction and Unlawful Detainer Cases to Ventura

Effective July 29, 2013, all documents relating to Ventura county court Simi Valley unlawful detainer cases will be processed in the Ventura clerk's office located on the second floor of the Hall of Justice, Room 210.  All unlawful detainer matters will be heard on Thursdays in Courtroom 44 at 8:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. For efficiency [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:48:20-08:00June 26th, 2013|California Courts|Comments Off on Ventura County Court Simi Valley Relocates Eviction and Unlawful Detainer Cases to Ventura

Ventura County Divorce Service Provides Stress Free Divorce Help

Welcome to the only Ventura County divorce document preparation service that has served the Ventura community since 1980. If you are considering terminating your marriage through divorce, legal separation or annulment, we guarantee that we offer the lowest fees for divorce document preparation services in Ventura County. Visit our complete website for information and pricing.

By |2019-07-11T19:22:02-08:00June 19th, 2013|Family Law, Legal Document Assistants|Comments Off on Ventura County Divorce Service Provides Stress Free Divorce Help

Legal Document Preparation Fees – Are You Getting a Fair Deal?

What are considered fair and reasonable legal document preparation fees one can expect to pay for non-attorney legal document help? Consumers typically find that there is a considerable discrepancy between what one company charges from another. A People's Choice sets our fees taking into consideration "value" as well as "convenience"; keeping our prices extremely competitive when we compared rates offered by other companies.

By |2018-09-22T09:29:10-08:00June 19th, 2013|Legal Document Assistants, Miscellaneous|2 Comments

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