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Public Notices

Notifications pursuant to California Rules of Court Rule 10.620,
"Public access to administrative decisions of the trial court"

2019

09/19/2019 - Invitation to Comment on Proposed Court Budget Fiscal Year 2019-2020.

08/26/2019 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 in observance of Labor Day.

08/12/2019 - The Judicial Council awarded millions of dollars to fund pretrial projects in 16 trial courts, including the Superior Court of Alameda County. Read the Judicial Council of California press release here.

07/22/2019 - Public Notice: Judicial Council Allocations to Trial Courts for Fiscal Year 2019-2020.

06/28/2019 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019 in observance of Independence Day.

06/24/2019 PRESS RELEASE The Superior Court of Alameda County announces new collections vendor and new payment options for delinquent Traffic cases.

06/06/2019 - The Superior Court of Alameda County discharged its accountability to collect on certain infraction cases that were determined to be uncollectable. Pursuant to Government Code sections 25259 and 25259.9 (a), discharge from accountability does not release any person from liability for payment of any amount discharged. Application for Discharge from Accountability

05/14/2019 The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day.

05/03/2019 PRESS RELEASE - The Superior Court of Alameda County partners with Peralta Community College District on a first-of-its-kind program for Legal Processing Assistant & Courtroom Clerk certificates.

The program will begin Fall 2019, click here for program details.

03/25/2019 The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Monday, April 1, 2019 in observance of César Chávez Day.

03/22/2019 The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda has made minor technical amendments to form ALA ADR-001, visit the Local Rules section for details.

03/11/2019 - PRESS RELEASE re Expansion in Public Access to Court Services

02/25/2019 - Due to an internal technical issue, Monday, February 25, 2019, there may be a delay in processing DOMAIN Fax Filing and Premium Fax Filing. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience. 

02/13/2019 - Presiding Judge issues General Order removing certain adult criminal fees in light of Alameda County Board of Supervisors Ordinance 2018-67

02/13/2019 The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019 in observance of Presidents' Day.

02/08/2019 - PRESS RELEASE re Superior Court Seeks Volunteers for 2019-2020 Grand Jury

02/04/2019 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in observance of Lincoln's Birthday.

01/29/2019 - Fax Filing will be unavailable between 5:00pm and 5:30pm on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 for system maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

01/16/2019 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday.

 
2018

12/31/2018 Local Rules have been updated, visit the Local Rules section for details.

12/18/2018 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 in observance of Christmas Day and Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in observance of New Years Day.

12/11/2018 - PRESS RELEASE re Opening of Oakland Self-Help Center

11/14/2018 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Thursday, November 22, 2018, and Friday, November 23, 2018 in observance of Thanksgiving.

11/07/2018 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018, in observance of Veterans Day.

10/30/2018 - Invitation to Comment on Proposed Court Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019.

10/15/2018 - Fax Filing Services now have dedicated fax lines for Civil, Probate and Family Law cases. Click here for more information on Fax Filing.

10/09/2018 - Public Notice: Judicial Council Allocations to Trial Courts for Fiscal Year 2018-2019.

10/01/2018 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Monday, October 8, 2018, in observance of Columbus Day.

09/06/2018 Superior Court of Alameda County announces new language access services for court users.

08/29/2018 - Invitation to Comment on Proposed Local Rule 3.31.

08/29/2018 The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2018, in observance of Labor Day.

07/02/2018 - The Superior Court of Alameda County has revised its criteria for low-income applicants seeking a fine reduction for traffic infractions. Click here for more information.
 
06/29/2018 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in observance of Independence Day.

06/29/2018 - Amended Local Rules, effective July 1, 2018 are now posted here.

06/11/2018 - On Tuesday, June 12, all Alameda County Courthouses will remain open during the Warriors parade. Extreme traffic and crowd congestion is expected in the areas surrounding all Oakland locations. Please plan ahead. Requests for continuances should be directed to the appropriate courtroom or clerk’s office and some filings may be accepted at other Court locations. For details regarding alternate filing locations and contact information, please visit the Court’s “Contact Us” page here. For a list of phone numbers to individual courtrooms, please click here.

06/08/2018 - The Superior Court of Alameda County has created a dedicated web site in response to public records requests following recent amendments to rule 10.500 of the California Rules of Court.  Click here for more information.

05/24/2018 Notice re: Family Law Document Processing

05/23/2018 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018, in observance of Memorial Day.

05/16/2018 - The Superior Court of Alameda County defers taking action on proposed amendments to Local Rule 1.10 regarding jury panels. Click here for more information.

05/01/2018 - The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is pleased to announce the creation of the Court's first dedicated Domestic Violence department. Click here for more information.

04/25/2018 - The René C. Davidson Courthouse will no longer accept Juvenile Court filings effective May 14, 2018. Click here for more information.

03/29/2018 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Friday, March 30, 2018, in observance of Cesar Chavez Day.

03/12/2018 The Superior Court of Alameda County Night Court - Relocation of Small Claims Night Court and Closure of Traffic Night Court.

02/16/2018 - Judicial Council video highlights Alameda's Self-Help Center and JusticeCorps Program. To view click here.

02/13/2018 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018, in observance of Washington's Birthday.

02/05/2018 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Monday, February 12, 2018, in observance of Lincoln's Birthday.

01/15/2018 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday.

01/04/2018 - Alameda County Superior Court and Alameda County GSA partner together to improve access to justice by piloting free County shuttle service to the Hayward Hall of Justice starting January 8th during specific times M-F.  For more information, click here.

 
2017

12/19/2017 Due to budgetary restrictions, all court locations except for the East County Hall of Justice, the Juvenile Justice Center, and the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse will be closed from December 22, 2017, through January 1, 2018.  All locations will resume normal operations beginning January 2, 2018.  For more information, click here.

11/20/2017 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Thursday, November 23, 2017, and Friday, November 24, 2017 in observance of Thanksgiving.

11/07/2017 - The Superior Court of Alameda County will be closed on Friday November 10, 2017, in observance of Veteran's Day.

10/30/2017 The George E. McDonald Courthouse (Alameda) Clerk's Office has relocated to the René C. Davidson Courthouse (Oakland) Clerk's Office.

10/30/2017 The Court's Records Management Unit has relocated to the George E. McDonald Courthouse.

10/20/2017 Public Notice Re: Temporary Closure of Court Locations

09/08/2017 Invitation to Comment on the 2017-18 Proposed Budget

08/30/2017 FY 2017-2018 Trial Court Trust Fund and General Fund Allocations to Trial Courts
Attachment to above memo

07/21/2017 - All Criminal Courtrooms at the Hayward Hall of Justice have moved to the East County Hall of Justice (Dublin). For more information, please click here.

07/13/2017 - Court Letter to Alameda County Board of Supervisors Re: Invitation to Speak at Public Protection Meeting

06/27/2017 PRESS RELEASE re Movement of In-Custody Arraignments to East County Hall of Justice.

06/26/2017 New Courthouse Opening: The East County Hall of Justice is now open and the Gale-Schenone Hall of Justice has been closed. See here for more information.

06/14/2017 General Order Re: Implementation of Emergency Relief Authorized Pursuant to Government Code Section 68115 by Chair of Judicial Council
Order of the Judicial Council of California Granting Authority to the Superior Court of Alameda County to Declare June 15, 2017 a Court Holiday

06/14/2017 Early Court Closure:  Due to activities surrounding the setup for the Warriors Parade, the following Oakland court locations will be closing at 4:00 p.m. on June 14, 2017:René C. Davidson Courthouse, and courtrooms in the Administration Building and U.S. Post Office.

06/13/2017 Temporary Court Closure: Due to the Warriors Parade in Oakland, the following Court locations will be closed for business on June 15, 2017, reopening on June 16, 2017:  René C. Davidson Courthouse, Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse, and courtrooms in the Administration Building and U.S. Post Office.  All other Court locations within Alameda County will remain open as usual. 

05/22/2017 - The East County Hall of Justice will be opening this summer, at which point the Gale-Schenone Courthouse will close. See here for more information.

04/28/2017 - New program to assist low-income litigants pay traffic tickets

04/18/2017 - Due to ongoing and multiple years of reduced funding to the Court, Probate Examiner's phone hours have been suspended until further notice as of April 10, 2017.

04/17/2017 - *Updated* New Traffic Court Calendars

03/24/2017 - New Traffic Court Calendar in Pleasanton

03/23/2017 Invitation to Comment on Proposed Amendments to the Court's Local Rules

03/06/2017 Updates re Automated Red Light Traffic Citations in Fremont

03/06/2017 The Alameda County Civil Grand Jury Seeks Nominees

02/06/2017 Did you receive a summons to report for jury service on March 1 - March 8, 2017?

01/23/2017 - Temporary Judges Program training session on February 23

01/18/2017 - ATTENTION: Fax Filing service has been restored.  Any filings submitted from January 14, 2017 through 4:00 p.m. on January 17, 2017, must be resubmitted. Due to the down time and high volume of incoming faxes, please expect delays. We apologize for any inconvenience and we thank you in advance for your patience. 
 
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