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. and FAX filing of documents will be accepted between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Courtroom clerks may be reached in their courtrooms from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Court Holiday Schedule for 2017 and 2018 follows. The Courts and the Clerk’s Offices will be closed on the following dates:

2017

Monday, January 2

New Year’s Day **

Monday, January 16

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, February 13

Lincoln’s Birthday**

Monday, February 20

President’s Day

Friday, March 31

Cesar Chavez Day

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day

Tuesday, July 4

Independence Day

Monday, September 4

Labor Day

Monday, October 9

Columbus Day

Friday, November 10

Veteran’s Day**

Thursday, November 23

Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 24

Day After Thanksgiving

Monday, December 25

Christmas Day

2018

Monday, January 1

New Year’s Day **

Monday, January 15

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, February 12

Lincoln’s Birthday**

Monday, February 19

President’s Day

Friday, March 30

Cesar Chavez Day

Monday, May 28

Memorial Day

Wednesday, July 4

Independence Day

Monday, September 3

Labor Day

Monday, October 8

Columbus Day

Monday, November 12

Veteran’s Day**

Thursday, November 22

Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 23

Day After Thanksgiving

Tuesday, 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.