What do you do when you're required to be in two different courts at exactly the same time? That was the issue confronting me Monday morning. Normally, I don't use this blog to post about my day-to-day experiences, but I'll make an exception.
I posted last week that I was going to trial, however, I didn't mention there are two of them; one in civil and one in criminal court. Luckily, both courts are in downtown L.A. and are a little more than a block apart. So what happened? I went to criminal court first, where everything went smoothly. The case is moving forward. While doing a sidebar with that judge, I receive a text message from civil court that the other judge continued the case for three months…
So, a lot of people burned the midnight oil preparing for nothing. Welcome to litigation in the State of California. Hurry up and wait. On the plus side, I may now focus exclusively on the criminal case, and I can watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs (we all have to blow off steam somehow…). On the minus side, well, I don't think I have to elaborate.
However, I'll have time to write more posts.