Dire Situation Forecast for San Francisco Superior Court

As if moving through the courts wasn’t slow enough already, it looks like things will be getting worse.  Clients beware, practitioners be warned.  See the article by Ari Burack in the Examiner:

Update – See my post on the Court’s July 18, 2011 press release here.

Massive layoffs and courtroom closures in San Francisco Superior Court are expected to delay or derail the justice system amid statewide cuts approved by the Legislature this week. Meanwhile, San Mateo County is disabling its electronic case-filing system, and will see a dramatic slowdown in civil cases, small-claims court and family custody matters, a court official said.