CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR'S OFFICE
California Coronavirus Response page, statewide: HERE
Statewide Stay Home Order FAQ's: HERE
California Takes Action to Combat COVID-19: HERE
CALIFORNIA COURTS ANNOUNCEMENTS
April 29, 2020: California Chief Justice Extends Criminal Trial Deadlines. HERE
April 27, 2020: California Supreme Court Orders Bar Exam Delayed, Administered Online: HERE
April 20, 2020: The Judicial Council published a new order adding Emergency Rule #13 regarding Family Law Support Orders and revised Emergency Rule #8 removing the automatic extension, allowing courts to give parties a way to request renewal. Plus, other Circulating Orders, all found: HERE
April 17, 2020: Judicial Council Mandates Electronic Service of Documents in Most Civil Cases. HERE
April 06, 2020: The Judicial Council approved 11 temporary emergency rules. See LINK for details
1. Unlawful Detainers; 2. Judicial foreclosures—suspension of actions; 3. Use of technology for remote appearances; 4. Emergency Bail Schedule; 5. Personal appearance waivers of defendants during health emergency; 6. Emergency orders: juvenile dependency proceedings; 7. Emergency orders: juvenile delinquency proceedings; 8. Emergency orders: temporary restraining or protective orders; 9. Toll the statutes of limitations for civil causes of action; 10. Extensions of time in which to bring a civil action to trial 11; Depositions through remote electronic means. HERE
March 30, 2020: Chief Justice Issues Additional Statewide Order to extend statutory deadlines for preliminary hearings, arraignments, and last day trials in both criminal and civil proceedings. HERE
March 23, 2020 – California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Monday issued a statewide order suspending all jury trials in California’s superior courts for 60 days and allowing courts to immediately adopt new rules to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. See Entire March 23, 2020 Report at: California Courts Website
MARIN COUNTY COURT ANNOUNCEMENTS
The latest announcements by the Marin County Court may be found HERE
MARIN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT IS CLOSED
FOR ALL NON-ESSENTIAL MATTERS THROUGH MAY 29, 2020.
May 26, 2020: Administrative Order 20-08 re: Implementation of Additional Emergency Relief Authorized Pursuant to Government Code §68115 and Other Orders by Chair of Judicial Council and Order re Court Operations Effective June 1, 2020: HERE
May 19, 2020: Remote Access Procedures for All Matters Effective June 1, 2020: HERE
April 28, 2020: Administrative Order 20-07 re: Implementation of Additional Emergency Relief Authorized Pursuant to Government Code §68115 and Other Orders by Chair of Judicial Council: HERE
April 23, 2020: Remote Video Proceedings and Public Access, latest developments: HERE
April 20, 2020: How to File a Restraining Order.
To apply for any type of restraining order, submit the completed forms to the Drop Box located outside of the Clerk’s Office before 10:30am, Monday through Friday. Instructions: HERE
APRIL 06, 2020:
The California Judicial Council enacted California Rules of Court Emergency Rules 1- 11. These emergency rules were enacted to protect the health and safety of the public, court employees, attorneys, litigants, and judicial officers, as well as staff and inmates in detention facilities, and law enforcement during the state of emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
To the extent Emergency Rules 1-11 conflict with any rules established in Marin County Superior Court Administrative orders 20-04, 20-05, and 20-06 (hereafter Marin Administrative Orders), the Emergency Rules shall supersede that conflicting rule of the Marin Administrative Orders.
EMERGENCY RULES ON BAIL: On April 6, 2020, the Judicial Council passed Emergency Rule 4. Emergency Rule 4 is a statewide Emergency Bail Schedule that must be applied no later than 5 p.m. on April 13, 2020. The Marin County Judges have adopted Local Emergency Rule 2.01.
Please see the new rule: RULE 2.01
Emergency Rule Adopting Temporary Emergency Bail Schedule
APRIL 06, 2020:
Court Announces Special Remote Access Procedures for Criminal Court Cases: HERE
MARIN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT IS CLOSED FOR ALL NON-ESSENTIAL MATTERS UNTIL APRIL 8, 2020.
[date Superceded by more recent extension, above]
See Summary Report at: HERE
MARIN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT Administrative Order 20-06
MARIN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT Administrative Order 20-05
MARIN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT Administrative Order 20-04
MARIN COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES ANNOUNCEMENTS
Marin County COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions: HERE
April 29, 2020: Relaxation of Some Previous Restrictions;
Marin County Shelter in Place Extension with New Protocols.
Shelter in Place Extension. HERE
Social Distancing Protocol. HERE
Small Construction Projects Protocol. HERE
Large Construction Projects Protocol. HERE
Parks Closure Order Protocol. HERE
Golf Courses Protocol. HERE
Short Term Rentals Protocol. HERE
Marin Recovers Industry Advisors. Industry Work Groups: 5-8 people per group to provide recommendations about how an industry could open in compliance with health officer order. HERE
April 28, 2020: County Stay at Home Orders extended through May.
Marin County announcement: HERE
April 17, 2020: Face Coverings: Marin County Public Health has issued an order requiring that everyone wear facial coverings in certain settings. See Announcement: HERE
Complete Order: HERE
April 14, 2020: Local News Coverage,
Reports Probable Extension of Shelter in
Place Order beyond May 03: HERE
April 13th, 2020: Marin County COVID-19 status update
[includes local infection statistics]: HERE
April 06, 2020: Marin County COVID-19 status update
[includes local infection statistics]: HERE
April 03, 2020: Marin County Public Health News Release.
Guidance Recommending the Use of Face Coverings: HERE
March 31, 2020: Marin County Shelter in Place Order,
[effective through May 03]: HERE