Title 5 includes Rules of Procedure and Rules of Practice.
The Rules of Procedure Title I and Title II have been revised to conform to the new organizational structure of the Rules of the State Bar and are listed as Divisions 1 through 7; whereas, Title III and Title IV have yet to be revised and remain in effect in their current form. Revised and unrevised rules are distinguishable by their numbers. The number of a revised rule begins with the number 5 (for Title 5), which is followed by a period and then a sequential number.
The Rules of Practice have not yet been revised to conform to the new organizational structure of the Rules of the State Bar.
Effective January 1, 2011, the amended Rules of Procedure apply to all pending and future matters filed in the State Bar Court, except as to:
For matters meeting the above criteria, see Former Rules of Procedure of the State Bar of California.