Thursday, January 3, 2008

New California Judicial Council Forms for 2008

As Legal Document Assistants, it is critical that we stay on top of the latest changes to our legal forms! Effective January 1, 2008, the Judicial Council of California has released many new and revised forms. Many LDAs will find the following changes of particular interest:

Case Management

  • CM-020 Rev. 2 sides Ex Parte Application for Extension of Time to Serve Pleading and Orders

  • CIV-010* Rev. 2 sides Application and Order for Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem—Civil

  • CIV-090 New 1 side Offer to Compromise and Acceptance Under Code of Civil Procedure Section 998

  • DISC-001 Rev. 8 sides Form Interrogatories—General

  • DISC-020 Rev. 1 side Request for Admission

Enforcement of Judgment
  • EJ-001* Rev. 2 sides Abstract of Judgment—Civil and Small Claims

Family Law
  • FL-314-INFO New 2 sides Child Custody Order Information

  • FL-342(A)* Rev. 1 side Non-Guideline Child Support Findings Attachment

  • FL-692* Rev. 9 sides Minutes and Order or Judgment

  • FL-800* Rev. 2 sides Joint Petition for Summary Dissolution of Marriage

  • FL-810 Rev. 23 sides Summary Dissolution Information

Guardianships and Conservatorships
  • GC-210(CA)* Rev. 4 sides Guardianship Petition—Child Information Attachment (Probate—Guardianships and Conservatorships)

  • GC-341* New 4 sides Notice of Conservatee’s Rights

  • GC-341(MA) New 1 side Attachment to Notice of Conservatee’s Rights

  • MC-300* Rev. 2 sides Petition for Declaration of Emancipation of Minor, Order Prescribing Notice, Declaration of Emancipation, and Order Denying Petition

  • MC-701 New 1 side Request and Order to File New Litigation by Vexatious Litigant

Small Claims
  • SC-100* Rev. 5 sides Plaintiff’s Claim and ORDER to Go to Small Claims Court

  • SC-150* Rev. 2 sides Information for the Small Claims Plaintiff

  • SUBP-025* Rev. 2 sides Notice to Consumer or Employee and Objection

Wage Garnishment
  • WG-003 Rev. 2 sides Employee Instructions (Wage Garnishment)

  • FL-500 5 sides Uniform Support Petition

  • FL-505 10 sides Child Support Enforcement Transmittal #1—Initial Request

  • FL-557 5 sides Child Support Enforcement Transmittal #2—Subsequent Actions

  • FL-559 5 sides Child Support Enforcement Transmittal #3—Request for Assistance/Discovery

  • FL-571 4 sides Notice of Determination of Controlling Order

The entire list of new and revised forms can be downloaded from the Judicial Council’s website.

No comments: