February 26: 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: Contra Costa plans reopen, courts seek comment on proposed new rules, and clerk’s offices resume regular business hours.

Alameda County 

The Court has introduced a new mobile app to help users find their court dates and access court directories.  


Contra Costa County 

The Court has announced that it will re-open courthouses, court records offices, and clerk’s offices to the public on Monday, March 1stJury trials will also resume on that date. 

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Del Norte County 

As of Monday, February 22, 2021, the Court opened with limited hours and restricted access.  

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Kings County 

Mandatory eFiling is coming to all case types in King County on July 1, 2021.  

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Los Angeles County 

The Presiding Judge has announced that video will be available for remote courtroom appearances in all Family Law matters except Child Support starting March 1, 2021. 

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Orange County 

The Court is seeking comments on proposed new and revised local rules.  

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Placer County 

The Court has amended its Emergency Local Rules effective March 1st to remove the remote appearance mandate for Family Law settlement conferences and Family Law trials.  

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Effective February 19, 2021, the Court has amended its Emergency Local Rules to allow for remote appearances in traffic cases.  

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Sacramento County 

The Court has ordered that sessions may be held anywhere in the county. 

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The Court has updated its overview of access to court operations. Filing counters and clerk’s offices generally remain closed.  

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San Luis Obispo County 

The Court has ordered that sessions may be held anywhere in the county and deemed February 18, 2021, to March 19, 2021, inclusive, to be court holidays for the purpose of computing time.
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Siskiyou County 

The Court has extended the time periods provided in which to take action in certain types of cases.  

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Sonoma County 

Starting March 1, 2021, the clerk’s offices will resume regular business hours.  

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Stanislaus County 

Clerk’s offices will be closed through March 5th 

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