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File #: 21-092    Version: 1
Type: Rule/Form Proposal Status: Passed
File created: 3/18/2021 In control: Judicial Council
On agenda: 5/21/2021 Final action: 5/21/2021
Title: Rules and Forms | Miscellaneous Technical Changes (Action Required)
Attachments: 1. 20210521-21-092
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Rules and Forms | Miscellaneous Technical Changes (Action Required)
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Summary
Summary
Various members of the judicial branch, members of the public, and Judicial Council staff have identified errors in the California Rules of Court and Judicial Council forms resulting from typographical errors and changes resulting from legislation, and previous rule amendments and form revisions. Judicial Council staff recommend making the necessary corrections to avoid causing confusion for court users, clerks, and judicial officers.
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Recommendation
Recommendation
Judicial Council staff recommend that the Judicial Council, effective September 1, 2021:
1. Amend rule 4.574 of the California Rules of Court to change "reply" to "denial" to correct the name of the document cited in subdivision (b)(3);
2. Amend rule 5.335 of the California Rules of Court to replace former Family Code section 4945 with Family Code section 5700.506, the new version of the statute, in subdivision (a);
3. Amend rule 5.697 of the California Rules of Court to replace "agree with the continuation of" with "are in agreement with receiving court-ordered" in subdivision (e)(1)(D)(iv) and to delete "continued" in subdivision (v), where the rule addresses the social worker's reporting requirements for a nonminor disposition hearing;
4. Revise Adoption Request (form ADOPT-200) to correct typographical errors on page 1 (item 2) by changing "This Adoption Request in" to "This Adoption Request is" and on page 5 (item 15h) by changing the cross-reference from "15d" to "15f";
5. Revise Civil Case Cover Sheet (form CM-010) to add an item for an email address to the Attorney/Party box at the top left of the form and to revise Case Management Statement (form CM-110) and General Denial (form PLD-050) to remove the "Optional" instruction from the items for email address at the top left of each of those forms. These revisions are to bring the forms into compliance with California Rules of Court, ru...

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