Procedures and Evidence: Appearing in Court Category: Courts and Procedure
Issues arising when a person may have to go to court to deal with a dispute or violation. This includes the specific procedures to expect for specific kinds of cases, as well as general rules about court procedure to know.
Tentative rulings: pro per litigants beware
Meant to save time and money, the tentative ruling system can create an unpleasant surprise for self-represented litigants (aka “pro pers.”) Sacramento County uses a “tentative ruling” (sometimes called “tentative decision”) system for most types of hearings in civil and probate court. Most courts in California do the same. On...Read More