March 21, 2019

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Presiding Judge: Hon. Jonathan E. Karesh
Assistant Presiding Judge: Hon. Leland Davis, III
Court Executive Officer: Neal I. Taniguchi

Presiding Judge's Letter to the Community »
Posted November 1, 2018

En español »Important Notice for Court Services

The Southern Branch Annex in Redwood City will be closing down permanently on Thursday March 14, 2019 at 4:00 PM.
The Traffic Division and all Traffic operations, including the phone lines, will be closed on Friday, March 15, 2019.
EFFECTIVE MONDAY MARCH 18, 2019 ALL TRAFFIC matters will be relocated to the Northern Branch at
1050 Mission Road
South San Francisco, CA 94080

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