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Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Superior Court of California, County of Monterey’s Proposed Budget

Pursuant to provisions of Government Code Sections 68511.7(a)-(e) and Rule 10620 of the California Rules of Court, the Court shall provide the public notice of, and an opportunity for input on, the Court’s proposed budget plan.

Please submit your comments to the Court by October 4, 2013 by e-mail at Mediainfo@Monterey.Courts.CA.Gov or mail to the Court at:

Attn: Christine M. Ace, Director of Finance
Superior Court of California, County of Monterey
240 Church Street
Salinas, CA, 93901

View Superior Court of California, County of Monterey’s Proposed Budget


Effective October 1, 2013, the viewing room located on the 2nd floor of the Monterey Courthouse will temporarily close to the public each Thursday and Friday, until further notice.

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Fee for Court Reporting Services Under One Hour in Duration

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Pending the restoration of funding by the State for the new South County Courthouse project, the King City Courthouse will temporarily close effective Monday, September 23, 2013.
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En espera de la restauración de la financiación por parte del Estado para el nuevo proyecto South Monterey County Courthouse, la Corte de King City se cerrará temporalmente a partir del lunes, 23 de Septiembre de 2013.
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Additional details are provided in Monterey County Superior Court’s Press Release


Alert Historical Records Available at the Monterey County Historical Society

The Superior Court of California, County of Monterey has entered into an Agreement with the Monterey County Historical Society to archive, preserve and maintain certain court records in a facility that meets the standards and requirements according to applicable governing statutes, rules of court and regulations.

The Monterey County Historical Society is responsible for making non-confidential court records reasonably available to all members of the public during normal business hours and allow for the duplication of the records at cost.

Click here to view list of records stored at the MCHS.

The Monterey County Historical Society contact information:
831.757.8085; 333 Boronda Rd., Salinas, CA 93907

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