Standing Orders

This list of standing orders contains the operative orders issued in 2019 and 2018 and a longstanding operative order from 1996. This list is in the process of being updated to add older operative standing orders, which although not currently posted, continue to apply in the Superior Court of California, County of Kern.

Title
Last Updated
Mandatory Cover Sheet for Unlawful Detainer Cases
September 11 2020
Court’s August 25, 2020 General Order Re: Implementation of Emergency Relief
August 26 2020
Sixty Day Moratorium on Removal of Inmates for Misdemeanor, Family Law Division and Juvenile Court Matters
August 14 2020
Mandatory Electronic Filing (E-File) – Probate
July 27 2020
Access to Courthouse During the COVID-19 Pandemic
July 14 2020
Court’s July 9, 2020 General Order re: Continuance of Civil Case Trials Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
July 10 2020
Court’s July 8, 2020 General Order re: Implementation of Emergency Relief
July 9 2020
Release of Information to Court Investigators by Kern County Department of Human Services
June 24 2020
Court’s June 10, 2020 General Order Re: Implementation of Emergency Relief
June 11 2020
Authority of Deputy Clerk Over Payment and/or Conversion of Civil Assessments Pursuant to PC 1214.1 and/or 1214.2(A)
May 20 2020
May 1, 2020 General Order Re: Implementation of Emergency Relief
May 1 2020
Court’s April 30, 2020 General Order Re: Implementation of Emergency Relief
April 30 2020
Standing Order Regulating Media Activity Outside the Courtroom
April 3 2020
March 30, 2020 General Order Re: Implementation of Emergency Relief
April 1 2020
April 1, 2020 General Order Re: Implementation of Emergency Relief
April 1 2020
General Order Re: Implementation of Emergency Relief
March 24 2020
Multi-Divisional Civil Hearings Rescheduled Due to COVID-19
March 24 2020
Civil Hearings Rescheduled due to COVID-19
March 24 2020
General Order RE: Implementation of Emergency Relief Extension
March 19 2020
Court Action COVID 19
March 18 2020
Mandatory Electronic Filing (E-File) – Family Law
February 14 2020
Attorney Motions Reservation System No Longer Available
February 14 2020
Expressive Activity
November 18 2019
Use of Recording and Photography Devices in Courthouse Facilities
November 18 2019
Compliance with Code of Civil Procedure § 2025.550 and Rejection of Southern California Stipulation for Submission of Unsealed Original Deposition Transcripts
October 4 2019
Order Permitting Kern County Public Administrator to Take Possession or Control of the Property of the Decedent
July 29 2019
Venue for Bakersfield Criminal Filings in Which Felony Charges are Reduced to Misdemeanor Charges.
May 29 2019
Inspections of Kern County Probation Department, Juvenile Facilities - 2019
April 30 2019
Prohibition of Recording Devices in Family Law Meditations
March 19 2019
Stipulation; Standing Order for Pretrial Discovery
February 21 2019
Multiple Defendant Delano Prison Cases
February 21 2019
Mandatory Electronic Filing (E-File) - Limited Civil Case Types Including Unlawful Detainer
February 21 2019
Request for Court Reporter by In Forma Pauperis (Fee Waiver) Litigants
February 21 2019
Mandatory Electronic Filing (E-File) - Unlimited Civil Cases
February 21 2019
Hazardous, Heavy or Bulky Exhibits
February 21 2019
Inspections of Kern County Probation Department, Juvenile Facilities
February 21 2019
Appointment of Essential History Court Appointed Special Advocate (EH-CASA) in Dependency Cases
February 21 2019
Appointment of Juvenile Court Referee, Pursuant to California Government Code 71622
February 21 2019
Change of Address for Dept of Child Support Services
February 21 2019
Mandatory Electronic Filing (E-File) - CEQA and Civil Writs
February 20 2019