January 22, 2021

Beginning November 16, 2020, exact payment is required for all cash transactions, the court will no longer be able to provide change at the time of payment. Along with exact cash, the court still accepts payments by check and all major credit cards, excluding American Express.

Almost all filings can be submitted electronically without coming to court. More Information on e-filing

Family Law Calendars

DVPA/TRO Calendars

  • Friday, January 22, 2021: 9:00 AM Southern DVPA/TRO Hearings calendar
  • Friday, January 22, 2021: 2:00 PM Southern DVPA/TRO Hearings calendar
    • * no matter set

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Clerk's Office:

Southern Branch

400 County Center, 1st Floor,
Redwood City, CA 94063 [Directions]

Due to the increase in COVID infection rates, effective December 14, 2020, the Civil, Small Claims, Records, Family Law, and Probate Division clerk's office and phones will be closed. If you have questions specific to your case, you may contact the clerk's office. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Phone Number: (650) 261-5100

Phone Hours:
Temporarily Unavailable

Office Hours: Temporarily Closed to the General Public
NOTE: The Clerk's Office will continue to accept and process Emergency Ex Parte, Domestic Violence and all Temporary Restraining Order Petitions, and Civil Ex Partes.

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