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2024 California Rules of Court

Rule 8.934. Notice to trial court

(a) Notice if writ issues

If a writ or order issues directed to any judge, court, or other officer, the appellate division clerk must promptly send a certified copy of the writ or order to the person or entity to whom it is directed.

(b) Notice by telephone

(1)  If the writ or order stays or prohibits proceedings set to occur within seven days or requires action within seven days-or in any other urgent situation-the appellate division clerk must make a reasonable effort to notify the clerk of the respondent court by telephone. The clerk of the respondent court must then notify the judge or officer most directly concerned.

(2)  The clerk need not give notice by telephone of the summary denial of a writ, whether or not a stay previously issued.

Rule 8.934 adopted effective January 1, 2009.

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