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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.

Court Update

Information about specific Court Divisions and Offices. Beginning Monday, April 25, 2022, courtrooms will begin reopening for the public to observe public court proceedings in person.

This section will be updated periodically as more courtrooms reopen.  Please note that courtrooms will only be open while court is in session.  Note also that live audio streaming will also remain available as an alternative to in-person observation.

Open Courtrooms

Criminal

  • All courtrooms

Traffic

  • All courtrooms

Civil

  • Departments 21, 23, and 25 (Oakland)
  • Departments 511, 517, and 519 (Hayward)

Family

  • Departments 503, 516, and 522

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