§ 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 …
§ 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 (a) The Judicial Council may provide by rule of court for …
§ 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

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Advertising medium: includes banner, sign, placard, poster, streamer, and card. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • 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.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Government Code 20
  • City: includes city and county. See California Business and Professions Code 18
  • Commissioner: means any county agricultural commissioner. See California Food and Agricultural Code 26
  • 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.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Food and Agricultural Code 29
  • County: includes city and county. See California Government Code 19
  • 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.
  • Department: means the Department of Food and Agriculture. See California Food and Agricultural Code 32
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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.
  • Developmental engine fuel: means an engine fuel that does not meet standards established by this chapter but has characteristics that may lead to an improved fuel standard or the development of an alternative fuel standard. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Diesel fuel: means any hydrocarbon oil meant for combustion in compression-ignition engines offered for sale that meets the standards for diesel fuel prescribed by this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Division: as used in this article , means the Public Safety Communications Division within the Office of Emergency Services. See California Government Code 53108.5
  • Engine fuel: means any gasoline, diesel, or alternative fuel used for the generation of power in an internal combustion engine or fuel cell in a motor vehicle, or electrical power delivered conductively or inductively to an electric motor in electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Expense of an emergency response: means reasonable costs incurred by a public agency in reasonably making an appropriate emergency response to the incident, but shall only include those costs directly arising because of the response to the particular incident. See California Government Code 53156
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Financial and compliance audit: means an audit that complies with the financial and compliance audit requirements of the Standards for Audit of Governmental Organizations, Programs, Activities and Functions published by the United States General Accounting Office. See California Government Code 53131
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fuel oil: means any product offered for sale that is burned in a furnace or boiler for the generation of heat and meets the standards prescribed for fuel oil by this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Gasoline: means a volatile mixture of liquid hydrocarbons, generally containing small amounts of additives, suitable for use as a fuel in a spark-ignition internal combustion engine. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • 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.
  • Independent public accountants: means a certified public accountant, or a public accountant who is licensed by the California Board of Accountancy who holds a valid permit to practice accountancy. See California Government Code 53131
  • Intentionally wrongful conduct: means conduct intended to injure another person or property. See California Government Code 53156
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Kerosene: means a fuel offered for sale that meets the standards for kerosene prescribed in this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • 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 in the case of a county or a city and county, the city council or board of trustees in the case of a city, and the board of directors or other governing body in the case of a district or other public agency, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 53000
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Local agency: means a city, county, city and county, special district, joint-powers agency, public corporation, nonprofit corporation, or any other agency that is eligible to receive federal block grant funds. See California Government Code 53131
  • Lubricant: means a lubricating oil or other substance that reduces friction and wear between moving parts within an engine and other motor vehicle components. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Lubricating oil: means motor oil, engine lubricant, engine oil, lubricating axle oil, gear oil, or manual transmission fluid. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Manufacturer: means manufacturer, refiner, producer, or importer. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Motor oil: means an oil that reduces friction and wear between the moving parts within an internal combustion engine and also serves as a coolant. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Motor vehicle fuel: means "engine fuel" when that term is used in this chapter. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See California Food and Agricultural Code 38
  • Person: includes any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, corporation, or company. See California Government Code 17
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public agency: as used in this article , means the state, and any city, county, city and county, municipal corporation, public district, or public authority located in whole or in part within this state which provides or has authority to provide firefighting, police, ambulance, medical, or other emergency services. See California Government Code 53101
  • Public agency: means the state and any city, county, municipal corporation, district, or public authority located, in whole or in part, within this state which provides or may provide firefighting, police, ambulance, medical, or other emergency services. See California Government Code 53156
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public safety agency: as used in this article , means a functional division of a public agency which provides firefighting, police, medical, or other emergency services. See California Government Code 53102
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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.
  • Renewable diesel fuel: means a diesel fuel derived from nonpetroleum renewable resources. See California Business and Professions Code 13400
  • 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).
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Food and Agriculture. See California Food and Agricultural Code 35
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State department: means that state organization designated by law or agreement that allocates block grant funds to local agencies or is otherwise responsible for administering block grant funds. See California Government Code 53131
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Food and Agricultural Code 49
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • 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.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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.