The Los Angeles Superior Court Probate division will implement MANDATORY electronic filing (e-Filing) for probate cases effective June 5, 2017. As of that date, documents filed in the Probate Division must be filed electronically through an electronic filing service provider (with a few exceptions). Direct Legal Support will continue to accommodate both LASC Probate e-Filings and hard copy submissions from the exemptions Continue Reading
Mandatory Forms Required for all Los Angeles Superior Court Probate Filings for both initial and subsequent filing Effective May 2, 2016, all documents filed in a case already established with the Los Angeles Superior Court Probate Division must be filed with the designated Probate Division Subsequent Document Filing Cover Sheet (PRO 037). Also effective May 2, 2016, the Probate Case Cover Sheet Continue Reading
The U.S. Constitution requires that no person is deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of the law. In accordance with due process, the process server performs an important function of protecting the defendant's rights by providing him/her with legal notice of a lawsuit/legal proceeding filed against them.
In California, if you do not know the whereabouts of a defendant or respondent, you can petition the court for permission to serve the papers “by publication.” To serve a party by publication means that you publish the Summons and all required documentation in a newspaper of general circulation.
CA Witness Fee Mileage Calculator In California state court, a witness subpoenaed to testify at a deposition is entitled to witness fee of $35.00 plus mileage of 20 cents per mile, round trip from the witness's residence to the place of the hearing. The witness fee must be paid upon service of the subpoena if the witness requests it, or Continue Reading