Depending on state law, civil cases allow individuals to schedule hearings by filing a motion, or noticed motion, according to the Superior Court of California. Motions are often urgent, and when using the ex parte motio... More » Government & Politics Law

The First Judicial District Court of Pennsylvania, San Mateo County Superior Court and the Spokane County District Court have online portals to check court hearing schedules, as of November 2015. These websites also have... More » Government & Politics Public Records

A bond forfeiture hearing is set when a defendant who was released on bond misses a subsequent court appearance. During this hearing, the judge determines whether or not the defendant had a valid reason for missing court... More »

A court transcript that is deemed public record can be purchased by private citizens and attorneys through the court reporter of the hearing, according to the Superior Court of California. A court transcript is a word-fo... More » Government & Politics Law

Cases that go to the Santa Clara Superior Court include all criminal and civil cases, appeals of small claims cases and civil cases worth less than $25,000, and appeals of misdemeanors, notes Superior Court of California... More » Government & Politics Law

California probation laws include requirements to pay court-ordered fines and appear at designated court hearings. California law gives a judge the authority to ascertain probation eligibility. Both felony crimes and mis... More »

The Superior Court of California in Riverside County presides over court cases related to civil and criminal cases, enhanced collections, juvenile and family law cases, and probate activity, as noted on the official gove... More » Government & Politics Law