Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Case Management Program

As required by the Trial Court Delay Reduction Act, Government Code § 68600 et seq., - external link and the Case Management Rules adopted by the Judicial Council, California Rule of Court 2.2 - external link, Sacramento Superior Court adopted the Case Management Program. Forms and procedures are available at 720 9th Street, in Room 102, or by clicking on the links below:

The procedures for the CMP program are the product of careful planning by a committee of judges, practicing attorneys, representatives of local bar associations, and court staff. Chapter 2 - Part Four of the Local Rules governs Sacramento County’s CMP program.

The Sacramento program applies to all civil actions except for limited civil, probate, guardianship, conservatorship, family law (including proceedings under the Family Law Act, Uniform Parentage Act, and Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act; freedom from parental custody and control proceedings; and adoption proceedings), juvenile court proceedings, small claims proceedings, unlawful detainer proceedings, cases included in petitions for coordination, petitions for writ of mandate or prohibition, temporary restraining order, harassment restraining order, domestic violence restraining order, writ of possession, appointment of a receiver, release of property from lien, change of name and such "other civil petitions" as defined by the Judicial Branch Statistical Information Data Collection Standards.

Weekly CMP Calendar Information

All parties scheduled for a Thursday 8:30 a.m. Case Management Conference (CMC) in Departments 36 or 39, may access the Tentative Rulings to determine if an appearance is required. Tentative Rulings are posted and available for viewing after 2:00 p.m. on the court day before the scheduled CMC.

Sacramento Superior Court Case Management Program Judicial assignments are as follows:

  • Department 36 - Judge Wood
    • 916-874-5741
  • Department 39 - Judge Abbott
    • 916-874-1654

CMP Tentative Rulings

Tentative Rulings are available for viewing online, as follows:

  1. Access the public access site
  2. Under the Tentative Rulings heading click "Search by Case" or "Search by Department".
  3. If "Search by Case" is clicked, enter the case number. If the "Search by Department" is clicked, enter the department number and event/hearing date.
  4. Click the Search button.
  5. Select the Tentative Ruling(s) that you wish to review.
  6. View and print the tentative ruling(s), as desired.