January 29, 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: Orange, Santa Clara, and San Diego Counties plan to resume some in-person jury trials while other courts continue to assess court operations on a regular basis.

Amador County

Effective February 1, 2021, all calendars will resume and continue to be heard remotely, if possible.

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Contra Costa County

The Court has announced continued limited court access through February 11, 2021.

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Kings County

The Court has extended time periods provided within which to bring an action to trial and ordered the use of technology when possible to conduct proceedings.

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Los Angeles County

The Presiding Judge has asked the county’s public health department to prioritize vaccinations for court employees and judicial officers.

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The Court’s Family Law Division has announced courtroom changes.

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Orange County

The Court has begun to restore some in-person appearances including some in-person jury trials.

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Sacramento County

The Court has ordered that sessions may be held anywhere in the county from February 3, 2021 to March 4, 2021, inclusive.

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San Bernardino County

The Court will resume small claims hearings effective February 1, 2021.

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San Diego County

The Court will resume Criminal and Civil jury trials in February.

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San Francisco County

As of February 1, 2021, customers will be able to file all documents into all case types for San Francisco County Superior Court through One Legal and our team will take care of submitting with the Court in the way that they require. This includes physical filing, electronic filing, and eDelivery.

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Santa Clara County

Beginning February 1, 2021, jury selection and trials will resume in both Criminal and Civil divisions with precautions in place. Clerk’s offices remain closed to the public.

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Sonoma County

The Court has allowed sessions to be heard anywhere in the county and extended the time period provided for holding of a Criminal trial.

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Yolo County

The Court has extended the time period provided within which to bring an action to trial in cases where the deadline would otherwise expire.

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