Jun. 25, 2016
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Civil Case ManagemenT

Civil Case Management 
Limited & Unlimited Jurisdiction
Department 610
John K. Stewart, Presiding Judge
 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday (except Court holidays) 

Calendars that are heard in Department 610:

TUESDAYS at 10:30 a.m.

Order to Show Cause (OSC)
Types of OSC hearing on Tuesdays - Order to Show Cause; Dismissal (CRC 3.1385); Arbitration Order to Show Cause; Uninsured Motorist.
 
Courtesy copies of papers filed in regards to any OSC to be heard in Department 610 must be lodged in Department 610 on the same day the papers are filed.
 
Court Call appearances are NOT permitted. 
 
CRC 3.110(i) requires that responsive papers to an Order to Show Cause must be filed and served at least five (5) calendar days before hearing.  However, it would facilitate the issuance of a Case Management Order prior to the Order to Show Cause hearing if the Response to Order to Show Cause is filed, served, and lodged in Department 610 twenty (20) days before the Order to Show Cause hearing. 
 
Tentative rulings for Dept. 610 - check status of case by calling the disposition line (415) 551-4000 after 12 noon the day before the scheduled hearing or visit our web site to search your case: http://www.sfsuperiorcourt.org/online-services.
 

WEDNESDAYS at 10:30 a.m.

Case Management Conference (CRC 3.720-3.730) 
Case Management Conference Statements are due 15 days prior to hearing date. Please use the mandatory CM-110 form- http://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/cm110.pdf.         
 
Courtesy copies must be delivered to the Court no later than 1:30 p.m. the day following electronic filing.  
 
CRC 3.725 requires the filing and service of a case management statement form CM-110 no later than fifteen (15) days before the case management conference. However, it would facilitate the issuance of a case management order without an appearance at the case management conference if the case management statement is filed, served, and lodged in Department 610 twenty-five (25) days before the case management conference. 
 
Objection Hearing 
A party objecting to an Order to Arbitration or a trial setting, must file and serve a “Notice of Objection” and all parties must appear personally or through counsel on the objection hearing date specified in the Court’s order or notice. Courtesy copy of the Notice of Objection must be delivered to Department 610 on the same day the papers are filed.
 
All parties must stipulate to a trial date BEFORE the Objection hearing date or the Court may continue the hearing 
 
Appearance is required at the Objection hearing. Court Call appearances are permitted. To make arrangements to appear by Court Call, please call 1-888-882-6878 directly. 
 
If all parties agree to use an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process, you must jointly complete the ADR stipulation form provided for under CRC 3.221 and file it with the Court. http://www.sfsuperiorcourt.org/divisions/civil/dispute-resolution
 
Tentative rulings for Dept. 610 - check status of case by calling the disposition line (415) 551-4000 after 12 noon the day before the scheduled hearing or visit our web site to search your case: http://www.sfsuperiorcourt.org/online-services.

Contact information

Civil Case Management Clerk: (415) 551-3872

Court Supervisor, Rani Edwards: (415) 551-3870

Please Note: Court staff can not give legal advice.

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