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2021 California Rules of Court

Rule 3.530. Site of coordination proceedings

(a) Recommendation by coordination motion judge

If a petition for coordination is granted, the coordination motion judge must, in the order granting coordination, recommend to the Chair of the Judicial Council a particular superior court for the site of the coordination proceedings.

(b) Factors to consider

The coordination motion judge may consider any relevant factors in making a recommendation for the site of the coordination proceedings, including the following:

(1)  The number of included actions in particular locations;

(2)  Whether the litigation is at an advanced stage in a particular court;

(3)  The efficient use of court facilities and judicial resources;

(4)  The locations of witnesses and evidence;

(5)  The convenience of the parties and witnesses;

(6)  The parties' principal places of business;

(7)  The office locations of counsel for the parties; and

(8)  The ease of travel to and availability of accommodations in particular locations.

Rule 3.530 renumbered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as rule 1530 effective January 1, 2005.

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