Orange County Superior Court Invitation to Comment on Proposed Revisions to the Local Rules of Court

The Rules and Forms Committee of the Superior Court of California, County of Orange, has proposed revisions to the Local Rules of Court. Pursuant to California Rules of Court, rule 10.613, the Court invites you to comment on the following proposed changes to the local rules. If approved, the proposed changes will be effective July 1, 2021.

Revised Local Rule 355Delay Reduction – General Civil. The proposed revisions to Local Rule 355 will include language directing filing parties to provide notice of the case management conference to newly added parties.

Revised Local Rule 701.5 Related Cases. The proposed revisions to Local Rule 701.5 will scale back the amount of personal information collected by the court on Form L-1120 and adopt the rule to not require service of the local form on opposing party(ies). It would also add to the definition that a related case is one that is in Orange County or another county.

The proposed revisions and invitation to comment are posted on the Superior Court’s website at Invitation to CommentClick here for the Invitiation to Comment Reponse Form.

All comments concerning a proposed rule must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 5, 2021.

Comments submitted by U.S. mail should be directed to:

Honorable Charles Margines
Chair, Rules and Forms Committee
Superior Court, County of Orange
P. O. Box 1994
Santa Ana, CA 92702-1994