Bloomberg Law
Sept. 11, 2021, 4:37 AM

California Open Courts, Stable Bar Fee Bills Go to Governor

Joyce E. Cutler
Joyce E. Cutler
Staff Correspondent

California civil cases could be conducted remotely under coronavirus-inspired legislation that would lead to increased remote access in civil cases.

The court access bill (S.B. 241) was among measures court watchers and lawyers were following as the state legislature completed the first year of its two-year session on Friday. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) has until Oct. 10 to approve all legislation regardless of the results of Tuesday’s recall election.

Courts could, through July 1, 2023, conduct conferences, hearings, proceedings, and trials, in whole or in part, through the use of remote technology under the bill lawmakers ...

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