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 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. Phone support are supported from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Courtroom clerks may be reached in their courtrooms from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

2020 Holiday Schedule

The Court Holiday Schedule for 2020 follows. The Courts and the Clerk’s Offices will be closed on the following dates:

2020

Wed, January 1 New Year’s Day **
Mon, January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Wed, February 12 Lincoln’s Birthday**
Mon, February 17 President’s Day
Tue, March 31 Cesar Chavez Day
Mon, May 25 Memorial Day
Fri, July 3 Independence Day
Mon, September 7 Labor Day
Mon, October 12 Columbus Day
Wed, November 11 Veteran’s Day**
Thu, November 26 Thanksgiving Day
Fri, November 27 Day After Thanksgiving
Fri, 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.