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Local Rules of Court

This site contains the current edition of the Local Rules of the Superior Court, County of Orange. They are subject to change due to changes in statewide rules, statutes, or local business practices.

Local Rules Affected by Revisions, Renumbering.

The effective date of these rules is January 1, 2017

Table of Contents

Division 1 - Court Organization

Chapter 1 - Governance
Chapter 2 - Presiding Judge and Assistant Presiding Judge (Selection and Authority)
Chapter 3 - Executive Committee (Selection and Authority)
Chapter 4 - Media
Chapter 5 - Court Reporter Services

Division 2 - Superior Court Personnel

Chapter 1 - Executive Officer/Clerk of the Court
Chapter 2 - Court Reporter Services [Repealed]
Chapter 3 - Compensation - Court Personnel
Chapter 4 - Disciplinary/Grievance Proceedings
Chapter 5 - Conflict of Interest Code
Chapter 6 - Emergencies and Evacuations
Appendix A

Division 3 - Civil Rules : Repeal of Local Rule 368

Chapter 1 - Civil Cases over $25,000
Chapter 2 - Civil Disputes $25,000 and under
Chapter 3 - Small Claims
Chapter 4 - All Civil Cases
Appendix A - Summary of Required Filings

Division 4 - Civil (Cases over $25,000)

Division 5 - Appellate Division

Division 6 - Probate : Repeal of Obsolete Probate Local Rules

Table of Contents by Chapter
Chapter 1 - General Information
Chapter 2 - General Notice Requirements
Chapter 3 - Appointment of Personal Representatives
Chapter 4 - Probate Referees/Inventories and Appraisals
Chapter 5 - Creditors' Claims
Chapter 6 - Sales
Chapter 7 - Miscellaneous Petitions
Chapter 8 - Accounts, Compensation and Distributions
Chapter 9 - Joint Tenancies and Life Estates
Chapter 10 - Guardianships
Chapter 11 - Conservatorships
Chapter 12 - Trusts (Vacated)
Chapter 13 - Blocked Accounts

Division 7 - Family Law

Division 8 - Criminal

Chapter 1 - Felony Cases
Chapter 2 - Misdemeanor Cases

Division 9 - Juvenile Court

Appendix A - Certification of Competency(included above)

Index

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