Proposed amendments to the Superior Court of California, County of Kern, Local Rules of Court for January 1, 2019 are now available for review. Please submit any comments by October 26, 2018
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.
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.
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.