This information is provided free of charge by the Department of Industrial Relations from its web site at These regulations are for the convenience of the user and no representation or warranty is made that the information is current or accurate. See full disclaimer at

Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 2. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board--Rules and Practice Procedure
Article 5. Pleadings

New Query

§ 10411. Petition for Change of Venue Under Labor Code Section 5501.6.

A petition for change of venue pursuant to Labor Code section 5501.6 shall be filed at the district office with venue. Any objection to a petition for a change of venue shall be filed within 10 days of the filing of the petition. The presiding judge of the district office having venue, or his or her designee, shall grant or deny the petition for change of venue, or serve notice of a status conference concerning the petition, within 30 days of the filing of the petition.

     Note: Authority cited: Sections 133, 5307, 5309 and 5708, Labor Code. Reference: Section 5501.6, Labor Code.  

1. New section filed 12-19-2002; operative 1-1-2003. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 2002,  No. 51).

2. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 11-17-2008; operative 11-17-2008. Submitted to OAL for printing only (Register 2008, No. 47).

Go BackGo Back to Article 5 Table of Contents