Hours of Operation & Holiday Schedule


Court proceedings and trials generally begin in court at 8:30 a.m. and conclude by 4:30 p.m. For specific department calendar schedules, see the list of current department assignments. The Clerk’s Offices are open for business at each location from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. Phone calls can be made from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Courtroom clerks may be reached in their courtrooms from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

2019 Holiday Schedule

The Court Holiday Schedule for 2019 follows. The Courts and the Clerk’s Offices will be closed on the following dates:

2019

Tuesday, January 1

New Year’s Day **

Monday, January 21

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Tuesday, February 12

Lincoln’s Birthday**

Monday, February 18

President’s Day

Monday, April 1

Cesar Chavez Day

Monday, May 27

Memorial Day

Thursday, July 4

Independence Day

Monday, September 2

Labor Day

Monday, October 14

Columbus Day

Monday, November 11

Veteran’s Day**

Thursday, November 28

Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 29

Day After Thanksgiving

Wednesday, December 25

Christmas Day

** Pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 1.11, when a judicial holiday specified by Code of Civil Procedure, Section 135 falls on Sunday, the courts shall observe the holiday on the following Monday. When a judicial holiday specified by Code of Civil Procedure, Section 135 falls on a Saturday, the courts shall observe the holiday on the preceding Friday.