Court Reporter Shortage Crisis in California

Each day across California, tens of thousands of court hearings are held. Lawyersargue, witnesses testify, litigants tell their stories and judges make decisions. Whatmany people do not appreciate is the crucial role played by a court reporter:creating and preserving a verbatim record of those exchanges. As a chronicshortage of court reporters reaches crisis levels, the …

UD Settlement Conference Program

SOLANO SUPERIOR COURT PARTNERS WITH SOLANO BAR ASSOCIATION FOR ANUNLAWFUL DETAINER SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE PROGRAM Fairfield, California – The Superior Court of California, County of Solano has partnered with theSolano County Bar Association to establish an unlawful detainer settlement conferenceprogram to assist landlords and tenants to mediate and settle eviction cases filed with theSuperior Court. The …

Press Release COVID Operations

SOLANO SUPERIOR COURT – COVID-19 OPERATIONSFairfield, California – In response to the spike in COVID-19 cases and the recent stay-at-home order for the Bay Area Region, the Superior Court of Solano County further limits court operations in an effort to limit the risk of exposure and transmission of COVID-19. Presiding Judge Donna L. Stashyn, pursuant …

Order Limiting Courthouse Access

PRESIDING JUDGE DONNA STASHYN ISSUES ORDER TO LIMITTHE NUMBER OF PEOPLE ALLOWED IN SOLANO COUNTYCOURTHOUSES AMID SPIKE IN COUNTY AND STATEWIDECOVID-19 INFECTIONS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, public access to courthouses is restricted to authorized persons only and measures to enforce social distancing in courthouse hallways and courtrooms will be strictly enforced as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations surge …

Ichikawa Appointed to Advisory Committee

ICHIKAWA APPOINTED TO ADVISORY COMMITTEE Fairfield, CaliforniaThe Superior Court of California, County of Solano, is pleased to announce that Governor Gavin Newsom has appointed Elizabeth Ichikawa to the California Professional Fiduciaries Advisory Committee. Ms. Ichikawa is the Supervising Investigator for the Court. Ms. Ichikawa said, “I am honored to be appointed to the advisory committee …

State Health Officials Release New Guidance

State health officials release new guidance, County encourages businesses to develop reopening plans SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Public Health released new guidance today, giving Solano County Public Health officials authority to amend the County’s stay-at-home health order to allow some additional business sectors to reopen starting on Friday, June 12. According to …

Updated Actions in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

THE SUPERIOR COURT OF SOLANO COUNTY ANNOUNCES UPDATED ACTIONS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATED: May 15, 2020Theorder of the Solano County Health Officer to shelter in place was modified May 7, 2020. The Governor’s Executive Order to shelter in place continues to apply to Solano County.Emergency Rules adopted by the Judicial Council on April …

Court Announces Retirement of Hon. Judge Mattice

COURT ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF HON. MICHAEL MATTICE Fairfield, California – The Superior Court of California, County of Solano announces the retirement of the Hon. Michael Mattice after more than sixteen years on the bench, effective March 26, 2020. Judge Mattice was appointed to the Solano Superior Court by Governor Gray Davis in 2003. He has …

Updated Actions in Response to COVID-19

T THE SUPERIOR COURT OF SOLANO COUNTY ANNOUNCES UPDATED ACTIONS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 VIRUS AND ORDER OF SOLANO COUNTY HEALTH OFFICER UPDATED: MARCH 19, 2020 The Solano County Superior Court is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and is in routine communication with Solano County officials including the Solano County Health Officer. On March 18, …