• Posts by Chayanm Garcia (CJ)
    Posts by Chayanm Garcia (CJ)
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    Chayanm E. “C.J.” Garcia is an experienced litigator with government and business experience and expertise. His practice focuses on business and commercial lawsuits where he advises clients in all types of matters from ...

On September 30, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Senate Bill (SB) No. 235, now codified as California Code of Civil Procedure section 2016.090, introducing a significant shift towards encouraging proactive initial disclosures in state court civil litigation. This legislative change amends California’s Civil Discovery Act to include proactive initial disclosure rules that align with those used in Federal Court. Effective for almost all civil cases filed after January 1, 2024, until January 1, 2027, this amendment heralds a new era of discovery rules in California that aim to foster judicial efficiency, transparency, and fairness in civil litigation.

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