Court Hours of Operation

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The courthouses open at 8:00 AM and close at 5:00 PM.

The clerk windows open at 8:00 AM and close at 3:00 PM. except for payment of Traffic fines and fees. 

Beginning May 5, 2015, traffic fines and fees can be paid at the clerk's office between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Beginning July 5, 2016, the Amnesty window located on the 4th floor of the Martinez Wakefield Taylor Courthouse will open at 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Court phones are answered 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM. After 4:00 PM a voice mail system will respond to your call.

Court Records (1111 Ward Street, Martinez) is open between 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Drop boxes:  Any document deposited in the court drop box between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM will be deemed filed on that same day.

The Law Library in Martinez is open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.
The Law Libraries in Pittsburg and Richmond are open from 8:00 AM to 12:00, and from 12:30 to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Self Help Center, Workshops and Clinics:

The court hosts a number of free workshops and clinics about conservatorship, domestic violence, elder law (senior citizens), family law, guardianship, housing law, small claims, and general legal information.  For a list of the times and locations, please click here.



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