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How do I find out when my court date is?

How do I find out when my court date is?

To find your court date, visit the court’s website and locate the docket search function, or even the court calendar. Dockets provide information about not only upcoming hearings but also the documents that have been filed in the case, including court orders.

Is the Santa Clara court open?

Santa Clara Courthouse Business Hours Please be advised that effective August 17, 2020, the business hours at all courthouse locations will be Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., and Fridays 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

How do I find out my court date in California?

There are three ways to look at court records:

  1. Go to the courthouse and ask to look at paper records.
  2. Go to the courthouse and look at electronic court records.
  3. If your court offers it, look at electronic records over the internet. This is called “remote access.”

How do I reschedule my court date in Santa Clara County?

By phone: On or before your due date, contact the Clerk’s Office at 408-556-3000 .

How does Zoom work for court cases?

When the court is ready to hear your case, you will be allowed entry into the Zoom meeting from the Waiting Room. 9. A message box will then appear asking you to “join with computer audio,” or “join with internet audio.” Selecting this will allow you to hear the meeting and speak through your device.

What is mention in court hearing?

A mention simply means that your case is mentioned in Court, and that your charges are not yet formally listed for a plea of guilty or a plea of not guilty. The first date that your matter is listed at Court is called the first mention.

Is Santa Clara the Bay Area?

Although it doesn’t have any firm boundaries, the Bay Area includes portions of nine counties: Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, San Francisco, San Mateo, Contra Costa, Alameda, and Santa Clara.

Where is Santa Clara County located?

Santa Clara County
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How do I find court cases online?

Federal case files are maintained electronically and are available through the internet-based Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) service. PACER allows anyone with an account to search and locate appellate, district, and bankruptcy court case and docket information. Register for a PACER account.

How many times can a court case be postponed?

A case may be postponed as many times as the court deems it to be necessary. As long as there is an acceptable reason to grant a continuance, the court may grant it and prolong a legal proceeding.

How do you watch a zoom court hearing?

To attend a hearing by Zoom, go to If this is your first time to use Zoom on that device, you might be prompted to download the app from the AppStore – there is no charge for this app. Click “Join a Meeting” and at the “Join a Meeting” page, put in the Meeting ID: 2158156506.

What happens if I miss my zoom court date?

If you miss your court date, you should contact the court as quickly as possible to find out the status of your case. The court can order a warrant for your arrest and you can be charged with a failure to appear for violation of Vehicle Code section 40508(a), and a monetary assessment can be added.