Local Rules Of Court

INVITATION TO COMMENT: The Monterey County Superior Court submits the below Local Court Rules for public comment as required by California Rules of Court, rule 10.613. A summary of the proposed changes also appears below. In addition to substantive and organizational changes, the Local Rules Committee of the Monterey County Superior Court engaged in a detailed process to remove many typographical, numerical and formatting errors. An indication of “No substantial changes” means that only typographical or numerical changes were made. An indication of “No changes” means that nothing was changed other than formatting improvements.

The public’s input is highly valued by the Court and the Court encourages all interested parties to submit constructive comments so we may continually enhance the administration of justice. Comments may be submitted via email to localrulecomment@monterey.courts.ca.gov.The last day to comment is November 7, 2022.

The following documents are provided for your review of the proposed Local Rule amendments, as follows:

  1. Proposed Local Rules
  2. Summary of changes
  3. Exhibit Guidelines

Proposed Local Rules

Summary of Proposed Amendments

Exhibit Guidelines
Proposed amendments can be submitted for review and consideration to localrulecomment@monterey.courts.ca.gov for the next cycle. Proposed changes will generally be reviewed on a 6-month cycle.

Current Local Rules of Court, Effective July 1, 2022

CHAPTER 1DISTRIBUTION OF BUSINESS VIEW
CHAPTER 2MONTEREY DIVISION VIEW
CHAPTER 3JUVENILE DEPARTMENT VIEW
CHAPTER 4PROBATE DEPARTMENT VIEW
CHAPTER 5CONSERVATORSHIPS AND GUARDIANSHIPS VIEW
CHAPTER 6CIVIL DEPARTMENT VIEW
CHAPTER 7LAW AND MOTION VIEW
CHAPTER 8ATTORNEY FEES - DEFAULT AND UNCONTESTED MATTERS VIEW
CHAPTER 9APPELLATE DIVISION VIEW
CHAPTER 10FAMILY LAW DEPARTMENT VIEW
CHAPTER 11PARENTING COORDINATOR GUIDELINES (CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION) VIEW
CHAPTER 12SETTING OF CONTESTED FAMILY LAW AND ADOPTION VIEW
CHAPTER 13RESERVED VIEW
CHAPTER 14CRIMINAL DEPARTMENT VIEW
CHAPTER 15SUPERIOR COURT WRITS AND PETITIONS FOR REVIEW VIEW
CHAPTER 16MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT VIEW
CHAPTER 17DUTIES OF ATTORNEYS VIEW
CHAPTER 18JURY RULES VIEW
CHAPTER 19MISCELLANEOUS RULES VIEW
CHAPTER 20REMOTE CIVIL PROCEEDINGS VIEW
ALPHA INDEXALPHABETICAL INDEX VIEW
ALTERNATE FORMATALTERNATE FORMAT VIEW

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