March 19, 2020

To further reduce exposure to COVID-19, address immediate and growing concerns for public health and safety, and comply with federal, state and local recommendations on social distancing, the Riverside Superior Court announces temporary court closures throughout the county effective March 20 through April 3. During this time frame, only limited emergency matters will be handled. In addition, those courts that remain open will have reduced public service hours from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Eight courthouses will close completely. Six courthouses will remain open. Click here to view individual courthouse details.

These actions are not in response to a specific notice of exposure at any court facility; rather, they are being taken to exercise the precautions necessary to maintain public health and safety.

If you have a court date during this time, you will receive notice of your continuance/case status. It is strongly suggested that you also check the status of your case by accessing our website at:

For options on how to conduct court business remotely, please visit the home page of our website at (Court’s Response to Coronavirus).

If you have been summoned for jury service please do not report during this period of time, you should request a postponement of your service by utilizing one of the following options:

We appreciate the support and understanding of the public and our justice partners during these
challenging times.

Electronic version available at: under Media Center.

View the full notice here.

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