Los Angeles Superior Court

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††† NOTICE TO††††††††††††

ATTORNEYS

Dec. 23, 2013

Changes in the General Jurisdiction Personal Injury (PI) Courtrooms

 

Effective Jan. 6, 2014, the following changes will be implemented in the general jurisdiction Personal Injury (PI) Courtrooms at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse, 111 N. Hill St., Los Angeles 90012.

 

1)       OPENING OF FOURTH GENERAL JURISDICTION PERSONAL INJURY (PI) COURTROOM

A fourth PI courtroom will be added, with one judge assigned to each courtroom for all pre-trial matters as follows:

a) Department 91, Room 635, Judge Rafael Ongkeko

b) Department 92, Room 633, Judge Elia Weinbach

c) Department 93, Room 631, Judge Samantha Jessner

d) Department 97, Room 630, Judge Teresa A. Beaudet.

 

Many PI cases are being reassigned, with reassignment notices being mailed out, to accommodate the opening of the fourth PI courtroom.

 

2)       COURT RESERVATION SYSTEM (CRS) UPDATE WITH PAYMENT COMPONENT

An updated version of the CRS currently used to reserve motion dates in the PI Courtrooms will be released.The new release will include system improvements and a new payment component in which parties will be charged the applicable motion filing fee and/or first paper fee at the time the reservation is made.Once the motion hearing date is reserved, the fees are non-refundable.No additional fees will be charged to use CRS at this time.

 

At the time of payment, CRS will provide a receipt with the reservation ID and receipt number.When the corresponding motion is presented for filing at the Filing Window, it must include the receipt attached as the last page of the motion and the reservation ID noted on the motion face page under other hearing information as shown in the figure below:

 

RNIA, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

 

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CASE NO.:BC######

 

NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION TO COMPEL ANSWERS TO FORM INTERROGATORIES; MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES; DECLARATION OF JANE DOE;

AND [PROPOSED] ORDER

 

DATE:††††††††††† February 14, 2013

TIME:†††††††††††† 1:30 p.m.

DEPT.:†††††††††† 91

RES. ID:†††††††† 121021007997

 

 

Parties with reservations made before Jan. 6, 2014, will be contacted to provide payment or proof of previous payment within a defined time period in order to keep their reservations.

 

Parties who wish to make a motion reservation and who are unable to use CRS or who wish to make a reservation for a Motion to Compel Further Discovery Responses may do so by telephoning the courtroom directly between 3 and 4 p.m.

 

For additional information on motion hearings in the PI courts, parties are directed to read the Amended General Order Re: PI Court Procedures and the PI Court FAQ available on the Courtís website www.lasuperiorcourt.org by clicking the PI Court link in the Civil section.

 

This information is also available on the Los Angeles Superior Court website. www.lasuperiorcourt.org.

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