April 9, 2021: Weekly court update

For a full list of all California courts and more information about their known status, visit our California courts updates page on the Support Center. 

Please note: All resources shared by One Legal are intended as high-level summaries pertaining to Civil matters only. For a full picture of each court’s response to the challenges of COVID-19, please visit the individual court website. 

Court updates this week 

This week: San Mateo announces longer wait times when calling the Court, Alameda reopens its GEM and HHJ courthouses to the public.

Alameda County 

The Court has announced that it will reopen its GEM and HHJ courthouses to the public on a limited basis, effective Monday, April 12, 2021.

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Los Angeles County 

The Court is preparing to move the Child Support (AB 1058) Program courtrooms and services to the Stanley Mosk Courthouse on April 19, 2021.

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Orange County 

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Court has released an order that prohibits sports and exercise on Court property.

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Riverside County 

After experiencing higher than anticipated revenues, the Court has announced that it is canceling furlough and closure dates in May and June 2021.

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San Bernardino County 

The Court has announced that it will continue to require COVID-19 safety protocols, such as social distancing and face masks, which will continue to be required before entering any court location.

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San Diego County 

Mandatory eFiling for Civil Limited and Unlimited and Probate case types will go into effect on April 15, 2021. Catch up on local rules and court requirements by watching the recording from One Legal’s recent webinar on eFiling and eService in San Diego County.

The Court announced that its website will not be available due to a planned power outage starting Friday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. until Saturday, April 10 at 2:00 p.m.

Read the release>>  

San Mateo County 

The Court announces that due to budgetary constraints, longer wait times are to be expected when calling, as they have limited staff available for phone calls.

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Tuolumne County 

The Court has reopened its civil counter to the public, requiring COVID-19 safety measures like face masks, social distancing, etc.

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