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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.


January 2, 2003


New Superior Court Hours

The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda announces that as of February 3, 2003, all offices of the Clerk and administrative offices receiving the public will close at 4:00 p.m. daily.

Telephone service will continue until 5:00 p.m. daily.

Presiding Judge Harry Sheppard has also asked all judges and commissioners to end court proceedings by 4:30 p.m. daily starting on Monday, January 6, 2003. Pending further review, night court sessions held in various court locations for small claims and traffic cases will continue.

These changes in operating hours are effective in all court locations countywide.

Presiding Judge Harry R. Sheppard and Arthur Sims, Executive Officer, sincerely regret any inconvenience that these changes may have on the public's ability to conduct court business.

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