Local Rules & Standing Orders

CALIFORNIA RULES of COURT:

State Rules are adopted by the Judicial Council of California for all Superior Courts. The California Rules of Court can be found at: http://www.courts.ca.gov/rules.htm.

LOCAL RULES:

Local Rules linked below supplement the California Rules of Court and apply in Kings County only.

Current Local Rules (effective January 1, 2021)

Proposed Revisions to Local Rules effective July 1, 2021 – Submit comments to Michelle S. Martinez, 1640 Kings County Drive, Hanford, CA 93230, no later than April 27, 2021.

New Juvenile Competency Protocol effective July 1, 2021

STANDING ORDERS:

2017-04 - Photography, Recording & Broadcasting in the Courthouse

2017-06 - All Purpose Assignment of Juvenile Dependency Cases

2017-07 - All Purpose Assignment of Juvenile Delinquency Cases