May 12, 2021
Family Law

Announcement re: DVPA/TRO Calendar Change (Last Updated: April 1, 2021)

Family Law COVID-19 Protocols and FAQs (Last Updated: January 26, 2021)

DVPA Continuance Procedure (Last Updated: January 26, 2021)

COVID-19 Information for Parents with Shared Custody Orders (Last Updated: April 13, 2020)

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 and DCSS Calendars

Zoom Credentials
Department Zoom Video/Computer Audio Information Zoom Phone-Only
DCSS Calendar https://zoom.us/join
Meeting ID: 875 8836 4831
Password: AisW6YxBU3
Phone number: 1-669-900-6833
Meeting ID: 875 8836 4831
Password: 0675835069
DVPA Calendar https://zoom.us/join
Meeting ID: 885 8627 3272
Password: AisW6YxBU3
Phone number: 1-669-900-6833
Meeting ID: 885 8627 3272
Password: 5792939585
Backup DVPA Calendar https://zoom.us/join
Meeting ID: 822 9264 7436
Password: AisW6YxBU3
Phone number: 1-669-900-6833
Meeting ID: 822 9264 7436
Password: 5035227707

  • Wednesday, May 12, 2021: 8:30 AM Southern DVPA/TRO calendar
  • Thursday, May 13, 2021: 2:00 PM Family Law Support calendar
  • Friday, May 14, 2021: 9:00 AM Southern DVPA/TRO Hearings calendar
  • Friday, May 14, 2021: 2:00 PM Southern DVPA/TRO Hearings calendar
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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 will be closed. If you have questions specific to your case, you may click here to email the clerk's office. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Phone Number: (650) 261-5100

Phone Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

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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