All hearings before Judge Saltzman will offer remote connection through ZoomGov. Hearing participants may view and listen to hearings before Judge Saltzman using ZoomGov free of charge. Observers may monitor hearings using the ZoomGov telephone audio connection.
For Los Angeles Division matters, aside from evidentiary hearings and trials, there is no need to contact the court for permission to appear remotely. Please check Judge Saltzman’s tentative rulings to find the Zoom link for each day. If you intend to appear in the courtroom, please notify the Courtroom Deputy at least 24 hours before the hearing.
For Northern Division matters, aside from evidentiary hearings and trials, all hearings before Judge Saltzman will be via ZoomGov. The courtroom will be locked; parties must appear by Zoom and will not be permitted to appear in the courtroom.
Judge’s Copies: Judge Saltzman does not follow the Judge’s Copy requirements of Amended General Order 20-12. Until further notice, no judge’s copy of any document is required unless a copy is requested by chambers. If chambers calls to request a judge’s copy, it must be provided by means such that it is received in chambers within two business days (for example, by messenger or overnight mail).
Notwithstanding the requirement in General Order 20-12, Judge Saltzman does not require a call to chambers to advise that a document was filed unless it seeks emergency relief.