October 27 & 28, 2011 Meeting

Judicial Council sealOpen to the Public (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 10.6(a))
Ronald M. George State Office Complex
William C. Vickrey Judicial Council Conference Center
Malcolm M. Lucas Board Room
455 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, California 94102-3688

All times are estimates
Public comment, on general issues of judicial administration or on specific agenda items, is accepted for Judicial Council business meetings. To present your views to the council, please refer to the business meeting agenda for specific instructions.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 Agenda

Closed session (rule 10.6(b))—planning and discussion protected by the attorney-client privilege 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Lunch - 12:30–1:30 p.m.

Open Meeting (rule 10.6(A))—Educational Meeting

Item 1 - 1:45–5:00 p.m.
California Court Case Management System (CCMS): Deployment Alternatives (No Action Required on October 27; Action Required on October 28)

Closed session (rule 10.6(b))—planning and discussion protected by the attorney-client privilege 5:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Friday, October 28, 2011 Agenda—Business meeting

8:30–8:35 a.m. Swearing in of New Council Members

8:35–9:05 a.m. Public Comment, written comments received

9:05–9:10 a.m. Approval of Minutes 

9:10–9:25 a.m. Chief Justice’s Report

9:25–9:40 a.m. Interim Administrative Director’s Report 

9:40–9:55 a.m. Judicial Council Committee Presentations
[under Committee Reports Tab]

Consent Agenda (Items A1–A27, B–F)

Items A1–A27 Rules, Forms, and Standards

Item A1
Appellate Procedure: Filing Fees (Action Required)

Civil and Small Claims
Item A2
Alternative Dispute Resolution: Judicial Arbitration (Action Required)

Item A3
Civil Discovery: Subpoena Forms for the Discovery and Production of Electronically Stored Information (Action Required)

Item A4
Civil Forms: Revision of Wage Garnishment Forms to Reflect Priority for Elder and Dependent Adult Financial Abuse Claims (Action Required)

Item A5
Civil Forms: Writ of Execution (Action Required)

Item A6
Civil Procedure: Rule and Forms for Expedited Hearings on Petitions for Relief From Financial Obligations During Active Military Service (Action Required)

Item A7
Protective Orders: Forms For Use in Proceedings to Prevent Civil Harassment, Elder Abuse, Private Postsecondary School Violence, and Workplace Violence (Action Required)

Item A8
Protective Orders: Rule Changes to Reflect and Implement Recent Legislation (Action Required)

Item A9
Small Claims: Technical Revisions to Forms SC-100 and SC-100-INFO to Conform to Statutory Amendments (Action Required)

Item A10
Unlawful Detainer: Answer to Unlawful Detainer Complaints (Action Required)

Criminal Law
Item A11
Criminal Procedure: Abstract of Judgment Forms (Action Required)

Item A12
Criminal Procedure: Petitions for Writs of Habeas Corpus (Action Required)

Item A13
Criminal Procedure: Postrelease Community Supervision Revocation Procedure (Action Required)

Family and Juvenile Law
Item A14
Child Support: Revise Income Withholding for Support and Related Instructions (Action Required) 

Item A15
Children’s Participation and Testimony in Family Court Proceedings (Action Required)

Item A16
Domestic Violence: Forms and Rule for use in Domestic Violence Prevention Act cases (Action Required)

Item A17
Domestic Violence-Family Law: Stipulated Judgment of Parentage in Domestic Violence Prevention Act Cases (Action Required)

Item A18
Family Law: Attorney Fees and Costs (Action Required)

Item A19
Family Law: Child Custody Information Sheets (Action Required)

Item A20
Family Law: Counsel Appointed to Represent a Child in Family Law Proceeding (Action Required)

Item A21
Family Law: Family Centered Case Resolution (Action Required)

Item A22
Family Law: Forms for Post-judgment Address Verification and Governmental Motions for Modifying or Enforcing Child Support (Action Required)

Item A23
Juvenile Law: Appearance by Incarcerated Parents and Other Parties in Juvenile Court Proceedings (Action Required)

Item A24
Juvenile Law: Extending Juvenile Court Jurisdiction to Nonminor Foster Youth (Action Required)

Item A25
Juvenile Law: Juvenile Delinquency Forms—Proposed Revisions and New Forms (Action Required)

Item A26
Juvenile Law: Qualifications for Experts Evaluating Child's Competency to Participate in Juvenile Proceedings (Action Required)

Item A27
Juvenile Law: Restraining Orders (Action Required)

Item B
Adoption and Permanency Month: Judicial Council Resolution (Action Required)

Item C
Budget: Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Grant Funding Allocations for Fiscal Year 2011–2012 (Action Required)

Item D
Collaborative Justice Project: Substance Abuse Focus Grant Funding Allocation Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2011-2012 (Action Required)

Item E
Judicial Branch Administration: Audit Reports for Judicial Council Acceptance (Action Required)

Item F
Trial Court Budget: Allocation of Security Related Funding (Action Required)

Discussion Agenda (Items G–N)

Item G - 9:55 a.m. –10:05 a.m.
Judicial Council Distinguished Service Awards for 2011 (Action Required)

Item H - 10:05 a.m. –10:15 a.m.
Access to Justice–Campaign for Justice Month (No Action Required)

Item I - 10:15 a.m. –10:35 a.m.
Judicial Council Meetings: Parliamentary Procedures (Action Required)

Item J - 10:35 a.m. –10:55 a.m.
Judicial Branch Administration: Audit Reports for Judicial Council Acceptance (Action Required)

Item K - 10:55 a.m. –11:05 a.m.
National Technology Award to Judicial Council/AOC for the California Courts Protective Order Registry (No Action Required. There are no materials for this item.)

Break - 11:05–11:20 a.m.

Item L - 11:20 a.m. –12:20 p.m.
California Court Case Management System (CCMS): Deployment Alternatives (Action Required)

Draft Letter of Intent Concerning Collaboration for Deployment of the California Court Case Management System and Other Technology-Related Activities

Lunch - 12:20–12:50 p.m.

Item M - 12:50 p.m. –1:35 p.m.
Trial Court Allocations: Process and Criteria for Supplemental Funding (Action Required)

Item N - 1:35 p.m. –1:55 p.m.
Special Funds Allocations: Rollover of Unused Prior-Year Allocations for Various Court Programs and Projects to FY 2011–2012 (Action Required)

Information Only Items (No Action Required)

Trial Courts: Annual Investment Report for Fiscal Year 2010–2011

Government Code Section 68106: Implementation and Notice by Trial Courts of Closing Courtrooms or Clerks’ Offices or Reducing Clerks’ Office Hours (Report #7)  

Appointment Orders since the last business meeting