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Legal Reference Question of the Week

By Benita on April 18, 2013//Leave a comment

Q: I was adopted as a child, how do I get a copy of my original birth certificate?   According to Chapter 174 of the California Family Law Practice and Procedure, the original birth certificate “may be opened for inspection only” by submitting a verified petition to the superior court “in the county where the…

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News from the San Diego Superior Court

By Cheryl on April 18, 2013//Leave a comment

On March 19, 2013 San Diego Superior Court Presiding Judge Robert Trentacosta issued  General Order 031913 regarding the suspension and clarification of two Local Family Law Rules of Court Rules.   Local Rule 5.5.4.E addresses the Request for Continuance of Hearing on Request for Order.  Local Rule 5.9.8 deals with Coordination of Title IV-D  Cases…

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Has Your Home Dropped in Value Over the Past Year?

By Isabel on April 17, 2013//Leave a comment

Property owners in San Diego County who believe their property’s market value has dropped below its current assessed value can request an informal property assessment review until April 30. Applications can be submitted online through the County Assessor/Recorder/Clerk  website. The application requires an understanding of the current market value of your home. You can reference…

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Equal Access to Justice for Military Veterans

By Benita on April 17, 2013//Leave a comment

About the Program: – 1 hour MCLE General Participatory credit available.   This one hour lecture will cover how to provide assistance to military veterans in our civil and criminal court systems who suffer a mental health problem stemming from military service.     About the Speaker: Judge Krauel presides over criminal cases at the East County Branch of…

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Pass it on… Preservation Week is April 21-27

By AmandaQ on April 17, 2013//Leave a comment

Every year libraries, museums, archives, and other cultural institutions celebrate Preservation Week. This week is all about preserving our cultural heritage. Here at the law library, we preserve a lot of stuff. Some of the most popular things we preserve are the California codes. We have them going back to 1850, and when I say…

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