LA Plans To Shutter 10 Courthouses In Budget Crunch

Law360, New York (November 14, 2012, 7:42 PM EST) -- Ten courthouses in Los Angeles County are slated to close as part of a plan to cut between $56 million and $85 million from the state court system budget, the Consumer Attorneys of California said Wednesday.

In a meeting Wednesday with attorney groups, the California Administrative Office of the Courts unveiled a preliminary plan to close 10 courthouses, 12 criminal courtrooms, and various facilities that handle juvenile cases, family law and adoptions, the consumer attorney group said.

Mary Eckhardt Hearn, acting director of public information for...
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