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The Court will be transitioning to Zoom for all remote appearances.  Click here to see information about how the transition will happen in each case type.

Mandatory Face Covering Requirements:

 Effective Monday, July 19, 2021, all persons entering any court facility will be required to properly wear a face covering over their nose and mouth, regardless of their vaccination status.

Important Information:

Beginning June 15, 2021, all courthouses are open to the public and most in-person services are restored.

Civil Court

Civil cases involve a dispute between two or more parties over an injury, their rights, or their obligations. The Court's Civil Division handles non-criminal cases other than family, juvenile, and probate.

Alameda County Court


Please visit the Court's dedicated COVID-19 webpage for detailed information regarding available court services. 

If the Court has assigned your case to a Civil Direct Calendar Department, then you can get information about the department by visiting the eCourt Public Portal.

If the court has not assigned your case to a Civil Direct Calendar Department, then your case will be managed in Department 511 at the Hayward Hall of Justice.

Small Claims

Law & Motion

Tentative Rulings

Getting Court Records

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Alameda County Superior Court believes ADR can be helpful for every case. The Court encourages parties to use ADR to resolve their disputes. 

Overview, types of ADR, when to use ADR, ADR resources, and more on the Alameda County ADR page.

ADR Information

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