§ 68070 (a) Every court may make rules for its own government and the …
§ 68070.5 (a) When a case is appealed, there shall be no communication …
§ 68071 No rule adopted by a superior court shall take effect until January 1 …
§ 68072 Rules adopted by the Judicial Council, the Supreme Court, or a court …
§ 68073.1 (a) All furniture, furnishings, and equipment used solely by a …
§ 68073.5 In any county having a population of 3,000,000 or more, the board of …
§ 68074 Each court shall have a seal.
§ 68074.1 The seal of any superior court may be affixed by a seal press or …
§ 68075 The seal used by the Supreme Court abolished by the Constitution of …
§ 68076 The seals of the superior courts shall:(a) Be …
§ 68079 A court for which the necessary seal has not been provided, or the …
§ 68080 The clerk of the court shall keep the seal of the court.
§ 68080.5 (a) A person who uses or allows to be used any reproduction or …
§ 68081 Before the Supreme Court, a court of appeal, or the appellate …
§ 68082 Except as otherwise provided by law, during the officer’s continuance …
§ 68083 Each salaried officer of a superior court shall charge, collect, and …
§ 68083.5 Each officer of a superior court authorized to collect money shall …
§ 68084 (a) If any money is deposited with the clerk or judge of any …
§ 68084.1 (a) Except as otherwise provided by law, any money, excluding …
§ 68085 (a) (1) There is hereby established the Trial Court Trust …
§ 68085.1 (a) This section applies to all fees and fines that are …
§ 68085.2 (a) Notwithstanding Section 77201.1, commencing with the 2005-06 …
§ 68085.3 (a) Fees collected under Sections 70611, 70612, 70650, 70651, …
§ 68085.35 (a) Fees collected under Section 70616.5 shall be deposited in a …
§ 68085.4 (a) Fees collected under Sections 70613, 70614, 70621, 70654, …
§ 68085.45 (a) There is hereby established the State Trial Court Operations …
§ 68085.5 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, except …
§ 68085.6 (a) Commencing July 1, 2005, the counties’ obligation to remit …
§ 68085.7 (a) (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, Section …
§ 68085.8 (a) On or before December 31, 2005, the Administrative Office of …
§ 68085.9 Notwithstanding any other provision of law requiring a trial court or …
§ 68085.9 v2 Notwithstanding any other provision of law requiring a trial court or …
§ 68086 The following provisions apply in superior court:(a) In addition …
§ 68086.1 (a) For each three-hundred-fifty-five-dollar ($355) fee …
§ 68088 The Judicial Council may provide by rule of court for racial, ethnic, …
§ 68089 Two years after judgment in any civil action or proceeding has become …
§ 68090.8 (a) (1) The Legislature finds that the management of civil …
§ 68091 Except as otherwise provided by law, the board of supervisors in each …
§ 68092 Court interpreters’ and translators’ fees or other compensation shall …
§ 68092.1 (a) The Legislature finds and declares that it is imperative …
§ 68092.5 (a) A party requiring testimony before any court, tribunal, or …
§ 68093 Except as otherwise provided by law, witness’ fees for each day’s …
§ 68094 Except as otherwise provided by law, witness’ fees for each day’s …
§ 68095 Except as otherwise provided by law, witness’ fees for each day’s …
§ 68096.1 (a) Any employee of a local agency who is obliged by a subpoena …
§ 68097 Witnesses in civil cases may demand the payment of their mileage and …
§ 68097.1 (a) Whenever an employee of the Department of Justice who is a …
§ 68097.2 (a) Any peace officer, as that term is defined in Chapter 4.5 …
§ 68097.3 Whenever a member of the California Highway Patrol is not subject to …
§ 68097.4 Any member of the California Highway Patrol who is obliged to appear …
§ 68097.5 No employee of the Department of Justice who is a peace officer or an …
§ 68097.55 Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 68097.5, the court, upon …
§ 68097.6 Sections 68097.1, 68097.2, 68097.3, 68097.4, and 68097.5 apply to …
§ 68097.7 Any person who pays or offers to pay any money or other form of …
§ 68097.8 All deposits made pursuant to Sections 68097.2 or 68097.4 of this …
§ 68097.9 An employee of the Department of Justice who is a peace officer or an …
§ 68097.10 v2 Whenever an employee of the Department of Justice who is a peace …
§ 68098 Witness’ fees in criminal cases in superior courts, other than fees …
§ 68100 When the court is held at a place appointed, pursuant to Section …
§ 68101 (a) Whenever pursuant to law the state is entitled to receive …
§ 68102 Whenever an imprisonment has been imposed for a violation of any act, …
§ 68103 The State Controller shall check the reports and records received by …
§ 68104 The records kept by any judge pursuant to Sections 68101 and 68102 …
§ 68105 Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the …
§ 68106 (a) (1) In making appropriations for the support of the …
§ 68106.2 (a) Any person shall have the right to obtain the following …
§ 68107 A court may order a criminal defendant upon whom a fine, forfeiture, …
§ 68108 (a) To the extent that a memorandum of understanding for trial …
§ 68109 (a) Every court of this state shall cooperate with the United …
§ 68110 Every judge of a court of this state shall, in open court during the …
§ 68111 Whenever any judge of any court of this state is a witness in his …
§ 68114.7 The coordination, consolidation, merger, or conversion of any court …
§ 68114.8 Notwithstanding Section 69906, in the Superior Court of San …
§ 68114.10 Effective July 1, 2003, there is hereby established in the State …

Terms Used In California Codes > Government Code > Title 8 > Chapter 1

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Commissioner: means any county agricultural commissioner. See California Education Code 19957.5
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 19958
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Department: means the Department of Food and Agriculture. See California Education Code 19959
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legislative body: means the board of supervisors of a county or city, or the governing board, by whatever name called, of a school district, district, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public corporation, or other public agency of the state. See California Government Code 53200
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Local agency: means a county, city, school district, district, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public corporation, or other public agency of the state. See California Government Code 53200
  • local agency: means a county, city, public district, joint powers agency, or any public or municipal corporation. See California Government Code 53212
  • Local agency: as used in this article means a city, city and county, district, school district, municipal or public corporation, political subdivision, or other public agency of the State, or any instrumentality of one or more of any such agencies. See California Government Code 53215
  • local agency: means any county, city, city and county, including any charter county, city, or city and county, and any district, school district, municipal or public corporation, political subdivision, or public agency of the state, or any instrumentality of one or more of any such agencies. See California Government Code 53247
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See California Education Code 19963
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Process: includes a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings of either a civil or criminal nature. See California Education Code 19431
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Food and Agriculture. See California Education Code 19961
  • Sell: includes offer for sale, expose for sale, possess for sale, exchange, barter, or trade. See California Education Code 19966
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 19970
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.