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San Joaquin County Court Changes due to Covid-19 & Coronavirus

Due to the current health circumstances surrounding the nation, the local San Joaquin court has issued the following statement regarding changes in schedule:


San Joaquin County Superior Court

To Reduce Court Operations During Pandemic

Non-Emergency Court Hearings to be Continued – Clinics, Workshops and other Services Temporarily Closed.



In an effort to promote the health and safety of court users and employees as well as mitigate community spread of the Covid-19/Coronavirus, the San Joaquin County Superior Court has suspended all non-emergency services effective March 17, 2020-April 3, 2020:


CRIMINAL

• Criminal arraignments with in-custody defendants and “time not waived” (TNW)

preliminary hearings and trials will be heard.

• Criminal matters with in-custody defendants where defendant’s appearance can be

waived.

• Criminal matters with out-of-custody defendants will be rescheduled.


CIVIL

• All civil proceedings will be rescheduled.

• All Unlawful Detainer (UD) matters will be rescheduled.

• All Civil Harassments will be heard.


FAMILY

• All domestic violence restraining orders will be heard.

• All custody hearings where ex parte orders were granted will be heard.

• All family court and mediation matters will be rescheduled.

• All clinics and workshops have been cancelled.

• All other family law and family support matters will be rescheduled.


TRAFFIC

• All traffic matters will be rescheduled.


SMALL CLAIMS

• All Small Claims matters will be rescheduled.


JUVENILE DEPENDENCY

• All Juvenile Dependency will be rescheduled.


JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

• W&I sec. 602 Juvenile Detention hearings will be heard.

• W&I sec. 602 TNW in-custody jurisdictional hearings will be heard.

• W&I sec. 602 in-custody TNW dispositional hearings will be heard.

• W&I sec. 602 TNW in-custody transfer hearings will be heard.

• All other hearings will be rescheduled.


PROBATE

• All Probate hearings will be rescheduled.

• All in-person visits related to guardianship and conservatorship cases will be suspended.

• Any temporary orders will be extended until the next court date.


THE COURT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR:

• Ex-parte requests for civil harassment TROs, DVTROs, and Gun Violence Protective

Orders.

• Emergency ex-parte lockout proceedings (UD).

• A Family law judge will review ex-parte requests for emergency TROs,

Guardianship requests where a minor’s safety is at risk.

• A Juvenile judge will be available for emergency orders and Dependency detentions.

• A Probate judge will be available to cover emergency conservatorship and other

emergency orders.

• All search warrants (day and night) will be electronically submitted.


In addition, effective March 17, 2020 – April 3, 2020, the Court will institute the following changes:

• JURY

PROSPECTIVE JURORS – Please review the IMPORTANT JUROR NOTICE located on

our Jury Webpage. https://www.sjcourts.org/divisions/jury-service/. Continue to call-in

and check the Court’s website for reporting instructions.

• WORKSHOPS AND CLINICS

All workshops and clinics have been cancelled.

• SELF-HELP CENTER

The Self-Help Center will be closed. Services will be available on-line and by phone.

Please call (209) 992-5282.

The public is urged to monitor the San Joaquin County Superior Court website

(www.sjcourts.org) for updated information


For a pdf of the courts changes click here.


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