- DCSS Address Change

Effective January 2, 2019, the Department of Child Support Services (DCSS)  will be relocated to 3701 N. Sillect Avenue Bakersfield, CA. 93308. Please see attached order DCSS Address Change

 

 

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- “NO FAMILY LAW FACILITATOR IN SHAFTER on Friday, November 16, 2018.

“NO FAMILY LAW FACILITATOR IN SHAFTER on Friday, November 16, 2018.  
We apologize for any inconvenience.  The Bakersfield Office of the Family Law Facilitator, 1215 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield CA 
is open Friday 11/16/2018 from 8am until noon.”

- COMING SOON -- Mandatory Settlement Conference for Unlawful Detainers

Coming in January 2019, all Unlawful Detainers that are filed at the Metropolitan Courthouse and have an answering party, will be set for a Mandatory Settlement Conference before the Court’s Settlement Master. 

- Fiscal Year 2018/19 Preliminary Budget

As provided under Government Code Section 68511.7, the Superior Court of California, County of Kern is providing the Fiscal Year 2018/19 Preliminary Budget for public review and comment. The budget is available on the court's website and at Reception at the Superior Court Building, 1415 Truxtun Avenue, in Bakersfield. Anyone wishing to comment on this information may do so either by regular mail or email by October 17, 2018.

 

Budget

- **NOTICE** Mandatory Electronic Filing

Effective October 1, 2018, Superior Court of California, County of Kern will require mandatory electronic filing (E‑File) by all represented parties for Unlimited Civil case types including Unlawful Detainers, but not Family Law or Probate. 

Self‑represented litigants, while not required to do so, are likewise strongly encouraged to E-File.

- E-File

Effective April 2, 2018 mandatory electronic filing (E-File) will be required by all represented parties for all Limited Civil case types including Unlawful Detainers.  Self-represented parties are not required to E-File but are encouraged.

- Fiscal Year 2017/18 Preliminary Budget

As provided under Government Code Section 68511.7, the Superior Court of California, County of Kern is providing the Fiscal Year 2017/18 Preliminary Budget for public review and comment.  The budget is available on the court's website and at Reception at the Superior Court Building, 1415 Truxtun Avenue, in Bakersfield.  Anyone wishing to comment on this information may do so either by regular mail or email by August 7, 2017.
 

Budget