Stephen Nash, the Executive Officer of the Superior Court of Contra Costa County, provides a sobering look at court financing in Contra Costa County and throughout the state. These funding shortfalls hit the civil side most dramatically since the criminal side must keep up to preserve constitutional rights of the accused. As a result, civil justice becomes a hazy event far in the future.
Send a message to your State Senator or Assembly representative to provide proper funding to our courts. It is not just an attorney problem, it is a problem for all Californians.