Updates: Superior Court of San Mateo County

San Mateo Superior Court Reopens Civil Ex Parte Calendars on April 4, 2022

Effective Monday, April 4, 2022, civil ex parte calendars will reopen. The emergency local rule temporarily suspending civil ex parte calendars has been vacated. Parties are required to comply with Local Rule 3.500, including those ex parte applicants and opponents who must appear in person, subject to the exceptions set forth in CRC Rule 3.1207. Ex parte applications in Unlawful Detainer cases must be brought before the assigned civil judge, not the Presiding Judge. Each civil judge conducts ex partes in their assigned civil cases from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. two days per week; please check the Court’s website at www.sanmateocourt.org under the Civil Division for the ex parte days of the week for your assigned judge. The Presiding Judge and the Probate Judge will continue to have their own separate ex parte days and hours.

San Mateo Superior Court Central Courthouse Reopens April 11, 2022

San Mateo Superior Court’s Central Courthouse reopens for civil calendars on April 11, 2022. Civil Departments 4, 22, and 34 will be moving from the South San Francisco branch to the San Mateo branch. Judge Fineman, Judge Chou, and Commissioner Halperin will hear civil calendars at the San Mateo Central Courthouse starting April 11. The San Mateo Central Courthouse address is 800 North Humboldt Street, San Mateo, California.

More information on both notices is provided on the Court’s Homepage.



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