Posts Categorized: Announcements

New classes open for enrollment at the Law Library

May MCLE courses are open for enrollment. Choose from three classes on specialty topics for MS Excel 2016, legal research on California statutes, and legal research on California case law. There’s still room in most of our April classes as well! Visit our Class Calendar for more information and to register.

New MCLE Classes Focus on Family Law

This spring we are offering a series of classes for the family law practitioner. Practice pointers for Sacramento, move-away cases, QDROs, and the child support agency are the topics. Take a look! Mar 8: Practice Pointers for New Attorneys from the Court and FLF Perspective; Mar 17: Relocation: Should I Stay, or Can I Go?; […]

Our new free video explains guardianship steps

Grandparents and others who need guardianship in Sacramento must follow a detailed process and fill out many forms. Our newest free video guides you through the first parts of this process. Check it out at

Newest MCLE “Participatory” Credit Video Available for $20

Preparing and Opposing Pre-Trial Motions Instructor: Tim Yeung 1.5-hours MCLE Credit In this video Tim Yeung, Partner, with the law firm of Renne Sloan Holtzman & Sakai, LLP discusses how motions are an important aspect of every litigated case. When presenting a pre-trial motion, you must appear ready, organized, competent, and persuasive to opposing counsel […]

Sac Court depts 53, 54, & 59 move to Hall of Justice

Effective September 19, 2016, the Civil Law and Motion Departments (Dept. 53 and Dept. 54) and the Civil Settlement Conference Department (Dept. 59) will relocate to the Hall of Justice Building, 813 6th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. Long-time Law Library patrons will recognize this as the Law Library’s home from 2001-2012. All law and motion […]

Free Video on Transfer-on-Death Deeds

Watch this free five-part video series on the Revocable Transfer on Death Deed, a new-to-California type of deed which allows a homeowner to transfer to a named beneficiary residential real properties or agricultural property under 40 acres with a primary residence, upon the owner’s death without a probate proceeding. It covers rules governing compliance, documentation, recording period, […]