- All Civil and Small Claims matters;
- All Criminal matters unless the defendant has invoked his Constitutional right to a speedy trial or speedy preliminary hearing;
- All Traffic matters;
- Nearly all Family Law and Probate hearings
With few exceptions, the Court will be closed to the public beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020, through Tuesday, April 7, 2020, Suspension of trials and all traffic matters will take effect
immediately. All other changes will take effect Wednesday March 18, 2020. Litigants who have misdemeanor arraignments or misdemeanor pre-trial conferences, Family
Law, Probate, Civil, Small Claims, or Traffic hearings scheduled between Monday, March 16, 2020 and April 15, 2020 will be notified by mail of their new court date. The Court’s actions are
in response to the rapidly escalating Novel Coronavirus pandemic, for which the Federal Government, State Government and the County of San Mateo have declared states of emergency.
For further information, please contact Neal Taniguchi, Court Executive Officer at 650-261-5016.
View the full notice here.